Slides from invited talk at Scripting for the Semantic Web SFSW2007 Workshop at ESW2007. Considering how the old Agent abstraction might be applied to reduce the conceptual complexity of modern Web systems (especially semweb systems).
The first step in writing a rubric is to investigate if the process, product or performance that students will be engaged in deserves a rubric. Once you've established that a rubric is a good fit, there are several different starting options.
Digital storytelling, the practice of combining narrative with digital content, is gaining more ground in the educational field.Many schools and educational centres all around the globe are including learning method in their curriculums and the results are really promising : more of students engagement and a bigger degree of motivation.
While movie lesson plans will obviously reach visual learners, The Story of Movies is designed to take into account the needs of students with other learning styles as well. By teaching visual literacy in an interdisciplinary ...
Social media is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. In recent months, many schools and districts around the country have taken steps to create social media policies and guidelines for their students and staff
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test.
I teach film to students, teaching them to read a film in the same way I teach them to read a novel, play or poem. Today's students are well versed in digital literacy but I do not think they have learned to read ...
I was recently involved in a conversation about how difficult it now is to filter what is on the internet and research effectively. In the past, students would primarily use books to research; being overloaded with possibly unreliable information wasn’t really an issue. Teaching students research skills is becoming increasingly important. Some refer to the filtering and critical evaluation of information as ‘web literacy’.
What adults don’t do, according to University of Southern California education professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, is teach children the value of the more diffuse mental activity that characterizes our inner lives: daydreaming, remembering, reflecting.