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10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game

<b>10 Strategies To Make Learning Feel More Like A Game</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than</b> …

Pedagogy

Galaxen, Day-Care Center / Kullegaard

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project encompasses construction of the new day-care center Galaxen, that is expected to accommodate …

Architecture

Intriguing, Though Not Conclusive, Study Suggests That Knowledge Gained Through Active Learning Is More Transferable To New Contexts

A new study suggests that learning by observation might be faster, but that knowledge acquired through active learning makes it more likely it can be …

Flipped Classroom

EPA is now allowing asbestos back into manufacturing

Fast Company recently reported on the potential comeback of one of the most infamous building materials of recent memory. Asbestos is now legally …

Asbestos

Replacing blackboards with interactive whiteboards was a waste of money, Education Secretary says

Replacing blackboards with interactive whiteboards was a waste of money which did not help pupils’ learning, the Education Secretary has said.<p>Damian Hinds is today urging headteachers to embrace modern technology as a classroom aide.<p>But he acknowledged that ministers’ attempts to harness digital …

Education Technology

New Alexa Away Mode skill aims to scare off burglars with goofy audio

Among the many tricks homeowners can use to deter break-ins while they’re away is to leave things like lights or a radio/TV on, in turn making …

Home Ownership

10 architectural photographers to follow on Instagram

With Instagram becoming an increasingly influential tool within architecture, we've selected 10 of the best architectural photographers who will …

Architecture

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

How New Classrooms Can Help Professors Think More Deeply About Teaching

Active-learning spaces can seem like fads, but, if approached purposefully, they can prompt instructors to reconsider their pedagogical choices.

Pedagogy

Education for the future

We asked young scientists: <b>Are our schools and universities adequately prepared to educate young people for future challenges? What is the most</b> …

These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically …

Pedagogy

Get To Know The 2022 Qatar World Cup Stadiums

France took home the gold in this year's World Cup, however, in four years time, the world will turn its eyes to Qatar for another round of soccer …

Architecture

States With The Best Public School Systems

There are many factors that contribute to a great public school system: performance, funding, safety, class size and instructor credentials, to name a few. Although the quality of public schools can vary greatly within a state, personal finance site WalletHub recently set out to determine which …

College & University

10 Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Houses You Need to See

Frank Lloyd Wright brought American architecture to the forefront. These houses are some of his best work.<p>Also known as the Kaufmann Residence, this …

Architecture

Science Fiction Cities: How our future visions influence the cities we build

For over a century, science fiction filmmaking has presented us with depictions of our future cities. Some have been bright, shiny and positive, …

Science Fiction

NASA contest finalists show off their Mars habitat models

Yes, we've yet to successfully send humans to Mars, but we already need to start thinking how we can stay there for long stretches of time -- or even for good. NASA launched the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge back in 2015 to find a suitable artificial housing for the first wave of Martian residents, …

Habitats

CM Residence / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The residence is implemented in a admirable natural landscape site. The project prioritized the …

Heating

Benni Allan gives his old school a facelift for just £1,000

Architect Benni Allan has used colourfully painted panels to create an all-new facade for his former school in Alicante, Spain, on a very meagre …

Facelifts

LAM – Lisser Art Museum / KVDK architecten

<b>From country estate to cultural park</b><br>The Keukenhof is famous around the world for its flower garden. Laid out between 1950 and 1958 for a National …

Architecture

School for Curative Pedagogy HPT Biel / bauzeit architekten

<b>School for Curative Pedagogy HPT Biel, extension, and total refurbishment 2015-2017</b><br>The school for curative pedagogy HPT Biel is a special school for …

Architecture

Futuristic system uses nothing but Wi-Fi waves to detect motion anywhere in your home

Home security camera systems are all the rage right now, but they never give you 100% coverage. It would obviously be hugely inappropriate to install …

Home Security

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on …

This Eclectic Joshua Tree Cabin Could be Yours For $498K

Sitting on an enormous 45-acre lot, this modern cabin can be your own dreamy desert getaway.<p>Designed by multi-disciplinary architect Fritz Haeg, this contemporary, open-plan cabin in Joshua Tree boasts one bedroom and bath, as well as a unique mix of concrete, glass, and wood. With a soaring …

Joshua Tree

The Best Architectural iPhone Photos of 2018 Revealed by IPPAWARDS

The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) has announced the winners of the 2018 edition of the annual competition. Founded in 2007, the same year as …

Burj Khalifa

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Iconic Ennis House Is Listed For $23M

One of the most impressive homes in America has surfaced on the market after a nearly $17,000,000 restoration. Now, it's looking for a new buyer.<p>Of the many architectural landmarks in Los Angeles, few are as iconic of Hollywood’s film industry as the Ennis House.<p>Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and …

Architecture

Colorful Contemporary Brazilian Architecture

What comes to mind when you think of Brazilian architecture? The strong forms of Oscar Niemeyer? Neutral-toned works of brutalism? Cobogós? In spite …

How do we give rural students more educational opportunities?

<i>**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding a P-20 education in America. The opinions</i> …

We’ve had to prepare for jobs that don’t exist yet before

It’s difficult to teach job-related skills when it’s unclear what those jobs will be. But we’ve been here before. Here’s what we need to do.<p>Think about explaining to someone 25 years ago what a social media manager, ride share service employee, or drone operator does for a living. Technology …

Flexible Classrooms: Research Is Scarce, But Promising

Despite the challenges, an ambitious effort to study the design of lived-in classrooms, including looking at hard-to-define factors like flexibility, …

Pedagogy

These States Are Leading the Fight to Legalize Shrooms

Psilocybin is a much more complex drug than cannabis and it shouldn’t be treated the same way when it comes to decriminalization.<p>While the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis is becoming more prevalent across the United States, activist organizations in Denver and Oregon are now …

Cannabis