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Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.<p>When Reuben Loewy took up his first teaching gig in 2012, he had a major revelation: The digital revolution has dramatically …

Learning is Relational

Sitting in a session with Tracy Clark, about “A Posture of Experimentation“, she asked us to fill in the blanks on the following statement:Trying …

Teaching

The new Training Center: professional development by and for educators

<i>(Cross-posted on the Google for Work Blog.)</i> <i><br>Editor's note: Twenty thousand educators from around the world will share ideas, tips, and trends for the</i> …

The Awesome Science of Mindmapping

Mindmapping is a very serious and well researched subject, or art … or something . Whatever it is a map of the mind is definately something to be …

Science

Stop Teaching – Start Learning

<b>Do you ever teach a class?</b><p>By ‘teach’ I mean <b>talk to the whole class</b> to share instruction or discuss content. If the answer is yes, then I would like …

A Lesson in Listening from John Cage

<i>“Silence is not acoustic. It is a change of mind, a turning around,”</i> the legendary avant-garde composer, artist, and Zen Buddhist scholar John Cage once remarked. But even though life began with a Big Bang that was actually silent, our civilization has evolved away from silence, rendering true …

Conversation with Alan Levine, Pedagogical Technologist

“Instructional technologist” is an inadequate description for what Alan Levine has done at Maricopa Community Colleges, the New Media Consortium and …

Education Technology

50+Ways - home

50+ Web Ways to Tell a Story<p>Why 50 Ways?<p>To somewhat mangle the elegant lyrics of Paul Simon<p><i>The story is all inside your head<br>She said to me<br>The answer</i> …

London Fashion Week Fall 2014: Parties & Front Row

See who wore what to the most exclusive parties and shows at London Fashion Week<p>Fashion Week isn't just about the runways—we brought you our favorite snaps of who wore what to the chicest parties and, of course, on the front row. For more on the Fall 2014 collections, street style, and backstage …

App-Smash App-Pack by Greg Kulowiec

Subscribe to Thinglink Content<p>Once a month we will send 10 best examples of similar interactive media content that has been hand-picked by ThingLink …

Curator, A Beautifully-Design Scrapbook For iPad

It’s hard to describe Curator for iPad as anything other than a digital scrapbook… In a good way. It lets you pull in snippets and content from pretty much anywhere, presenting them in a clean grid layout. If you ever used Evernote to collect a stuff together on one place for a project, you might …

Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his 1983 book <i>Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,”</i> which detailed a new model of human intelligence that went beyond the traditional view that …

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

<b>12 Principles Of Mobile Learning</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous</i><p>Mobile Learning is about …

'Always on' learning

Game-Based Learning in Practice

Most of the games designed by the Institute of Play's Mission Lab are non-digital -- these games often involve cards, dice and/or gameboards. As part …

Pedagogy

Today's WOW Story: Yong Zhao's "Be Careful What You Wish For" - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

Update: PISA's China Problem via Brookings<p>"<i>The Chinese have seen enough damage<br>done by an overemphasis on testing and academic work<br>on creativity,</i> …

Education

Shaping Serendipity for Learning: Conversations with John Seely Brown

"Conventional wisdom holds that different people learn in different ways. Something is missing from that idea, however, so we offer a corollary: …

Learning

Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Learner

"We dedicate this book to the parents of children who are growing up in the digital age. We hope our contribution will illuminate the strange and …

Entrepreneurship

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both …

Burgers, A Mesmerizing Website of Scrolling, Multiplying, Clickable Hamburgers

Artist Guthrie Lonergan has created “Burgers,” a mesmerizing website with hundreds of scrolling, multiplying, clickable hamburgers. Head over to …

Thanks, Boss: 5 Ideas for Celebrating National Boss Day

Today is Boss's Day, or National Boss Day. If you've never heard of it, Hallmark actually does issue cards for this occasion. But that doesn't mean …

Leadership

A Guide to the Web's Growing Set of Free Image Collections

Put Rembrandt on your report, Twitter profile or toilet paper<p>On Monday, the J. Paul Getty Trust launched their Open Content Program, making more than 4,600 high-quality images of artwork available for free online. The digital images -- of paintings by Van Gogh, drawings by Rembrandt, and …

iPad na Sala de Aula

A EADes envolvimento humano conta agora com o Espaço Interativo EADes. Trata-se de um novo conceito de sala de aula. Totalmente conectada e dinâmica, …

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