Luiza Gianesella

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Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

<b>The Definition Of Heutagogy & Self-Determined Learning</b><p>by <b>Stewart Hase</b> and <b>Chris Kenyon</b><p><i>Ed note: This is part 1 in a series on self-determined learning</i> …

The rise and fall of logical positivism

The rise and fall of logical positivism is the most spectacular story of 20th century philosophy. Logical positivism was wildly successful, and some …

Pakistan

“Boss Life” Gives a Realistic View of Small Business Ownership

There are plenty of books on management and leadership today, but none comes close to the raw honesty and grit that you will find in “Boss Life: …

Travel Ghost

Internet of Things as Applied Demonology

Volkswagen didn't make a faulty car: they programmed it to cheat intelligently. The difference isn't semantics, it's game-theoretical (and it borders …

Layer's concept wearable tracks personal carbon consumption

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> the studio launched by London designer Benjamin Hubert has partnered with environmental consultancy Carbon Trust to …

Here Is A Handy Tool Students Can Use to Create Short Books in Class

October 1, 2015<br>Empowering students with a voice in class means, among other things, providing them with an outlet where they can document, create, …

Here's how US classrooms compare to schools in 30 countries around the world

With the right teacher, any classroom - be it a boat in Brazil or a park in Pakistan - can change a child's life.<p>World Teachers' Day, a UNESCO initiative highlighting the work of educators teaching children amid intimidation and poverty, is coming up on October 5.<p>Thanks to international efforts, …

Students

Why iPads And Chromebooks Won’t Save the Classroom

The founder of Kano, a kid’s computer, says DIY is better than off-the-shelf.<p>Alex Klein is the co-founder and CEO of Kano, which creates computer and coding kits for all ages, all over the world. His reporting and writing has appeared in <i>Newsweek</i>, the <i>New Republic</i>, <i>New York Magazine</i>, the <i>Nation</i>, the</i> …

Photos Of Matriarchal Societies Show What Gender Equality Looks Like Across The Globe

In these Southeast Asian tribes, women share the power.<p>A girl poses confidently, hands on hips. She wears a delicate flower in her hair, and stands in the photo's background, but there's something commanding about her presence. For her age, she looks stern and self-assured -- where she lives, being …

A British lord created a device that runs on free electricity from the air

The internet of things—millions of connected sensors, beacons, and wearables analyzing and mapping microscopic bits of data to make our lives better—is widely assumed to be the next big trend in digital technology. But however small a sensor may be, it still requires some energy to function—and, …

Internet of Things

4 Tips for Launching Minimum Viable Products Inside Big Companies

<i>“We have to disrupt ourselves before the market does.”</i> It’s not an uncommon mandate today. Established enterprises need to innovate to keep pace with the more nimble, smaller startups. Perhaps no approach has captured the imagination of big companies yearning to get more nimble than the lean …

The First Ever Optical Rectenna Turns Light Directly Into DC Current

This fancy-looking slab is the world’s first optical rectenna, a small device that’s part antenna, part rectifier diode — and it’s able to convert …

Nanotech

This school has banned all technology in the classroom—and at home

The next time your kid complains about your draconian 30-minute iPad limit, try this one on them: there is a school in London where all internet, TV, smartphones, and other tech devices are banned until at least age 12. (Pause, wait for gasps.)<p>The charter of the Acorn School, founded in 2013, …