Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process.
At the heart of this move to Education 3.0 is learner engagement, something that has been lacking in classroom learning thus far. Contrary to being a fault of any teacher, low-engagement is simply a byproduct of curriculum’s irrelevance to students’ immediate and future situations.
A terrified dog walks into a rescue shelter. He's dirty, disoriented and unsure of what's about to happen. A person he doesn't know stands over him with a camera, snaps a photo and posts it on an adoption website.
You know we'll always love you, but we need to take a break. Every four years we're overcome with a ruthless desire to beat you at every sport involving snow or ice and we just can't pretend that things are "fine" between us anymore.
Timeline.tv is a platform that features a plethora of timelines on different historical events. This could be a great resource for teachers of history and social studies. Each timeline is made up of several videos illustrating the different events covered in history.
Are you confused about whether multitasking is an asset or a liability? You probably are not alone in this. Some think that being able to do multiple tasks simultaneously is a necessity in this digital age; others view it as a waste of time and attention and a real hindrance to deep learning; a third camp adopts a softer stance claiming that it depends on the tasks you are doing: tasks that require profound thinking and attention are not to be multitasked while other less important tasks can be managed collectively.
As the field of media literacy education has matured over the past 25 years, its focus has evolved from WHAT is taught to HOW we teach.
The Core Principles of Media Literacy Education is a NAMLE project to expand the boundaries of the field and encompass the opportunities and possibilities of 21st century learning technologies to transform both learning and teaching – from kindergarten to college.
There are many leadership programs available today, from 1-day workshops to corporate training programs. But chances are, these won't really help. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.
We are already full of ideas. They shape everything we do, everyday. Yet it is important to strive for understanding. Reading more and listening to others can help you put life in a new light. Making adventure happen by traveling, taking the bus, or just experiencing something new will make you use new thoughts and strategies.
If you ask anybody on the street what they want most in life, they'll most likely say that they want to die happy. Most of the info on this little infographic points to one key element to staying happy: stay healthy. There’s more interesting facts on here that are worth checking out, but if you want to be happy, be healthy.
At the Animal Rescue League of Berks County in Pennsylvania, school-age children are brought in to read to the shelter animals. According to the organization’s website, the program helps children improve their reading skills and “cats find the rhythmic sound of a voice very comforting and soothing.
From a tiny baby to the massive expanse of the Universe, spirals are all around us. They link us all – me to you, you to nature, and us to the greater Universe. Maybe that’s the intrigue – the symbol that joins humans, animals, plants, Earth, galaxies and beyond.