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Investigando Visual Thinking en el aula con 20 sencillas herramientas

El <b>pensamiento visual</b> o <b>Visual Thinking</b> es un proceso que consiste en volcar y manipular ideas en un dibujo o mapa mental, utilizando elementos …

Visual Thinking: 5 Sencillos tutoriales para crear mapas mentales

El <b>visual thinking</b> es una técnica que nos permite proyectar en el aula nuestro pensamiento de forma gráfica y que nos permita entenderlo y ordenarlo y …

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Visual thinking, graphic recording y de cómo los dibujos solucionan problemas

El pensamiento visual implica aprovecharse de nuestra capacidad innata para ver, tanto con nuestros ojos como con el ojo de nuestra mente …

Visual Thinking

What is Visual Thinking?<p>Visual thinking is a way to organize your thoughts and improve your ability to think and communicate. It’s a great way to …

Mapas mentales, mapas conceptuales

25 Ideas for Visual Parenting

Visual tools are amazing for communicating and collaborating with kids. Studies show that visuals help children across a range of factors, including reading comprehension, student achievement, thinking and learning skills, and retention of information. XPLANE parents also have lots of anecdotal …

Learn To Draw, Paint And Print Like Famous Artists, With An Activity Book For Adults

Who says activity books are for kids? Illustrator Marion Deuchars is proving that a dictate to draw, paint or print can be just as alluring for adults as they can be for the adolescent crowd. Her graphic masterpiece, <i>Draw Paint Print Like Great Artists</i>, tackles the creative block beast by offering …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Largest Carnivorous Dinosaur May Have Evolved To Swim In Ocean, Eat Giant Sharks

A new fossil discovery in the Sahara desert indicates that Spinosaurus, possibly the largest predator to ever walk the earth, may have also been the …

4 ways science can help you overcome your fear of sharks

On paper, it makes very little sense to be scared of sharks. When you get into the water, you have a far better chance of drowning than you have of …

Why Your Voice Sounds Different Inside Your Head

The voice in your head is a lie. What you hear when you open your mouth is distinctly less velvety than what everyone around hears—and it's your …

Three Projects That Make LEGO Toys Into High-Tech Tools

LEGOs aren't just for kids. They're also a maker's best friend.<p>Hand a kid some LEGOs, and you’ll get anything from a sword to a starship. The same adaptability that makes the bricks amazing playthings also endears them to makers, who use the simple toys to create complex machines—at a fraction of …

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Homo sapiens were not always so special. In the ancient past, other human forms lived beside us. The Neanderthals in Eurasia. Small, hobbit-like humans in Indonesia. The mysterious Denisovans in the Ural mountains.<p>But our time alone may be nearing its end. Through the power of technology, humans …

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …

“Smellmaps” Chart City Odors, Mouth-Watering Or Repellant, Street By Street

Like a sommelier appreciates a fine wine, nose to glass, graphic designer Kate McLean appreciates a pungent street odor. Garlic, fresh laundry, cigarettes, malt: Nothing escapes the sensory maps she creates, charting cities in all their smelly glory.<p>“It’s a completely different way of knowing the …

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Counting Elephants From the Air in Africa’s Newest World Heritage Site

The Great Elephant Census adds Botswana's Okavango Delta to its continent-wide aerial count.<p>OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana—"Fifteen elephants right!" ecologist Mike Chase shouts above the roar of the single-engine Cessna. The plane swoops low over the herd of gray bodies as they wade single-file across …

¿Quieres ser el nuevo corresponsal de La Ciudad Viva? « La Ciudad Viva

imagen: Adriano Agullo (flickr)<p>La Ciudad Viva busca nuevos redactores que deseen colaborar en el blog <b>La ciudad viva</b>. Se podrá presentar, como en …

English Learning Tips for ESL Learners and Classes

Here are a number of English learning tips to help you or your class improve your English. Choose a few English learning tips to get started …

Can I successfully learn a language online?

"There are more people actively learning a language through DuoLingo than in the entire US public school system," says Luis von Ahn, founder of the free language learning app. Since its launch in 2012, more than 30 million people have downloaded the 2013 Apple app of the year, which gamified …

Teaching English with technology: Exploring teacher learning and practice (Hughes, Dissertation)

In 1998-2000, I developed the RAT (p. 30+) and TPCK / TPACK (see page 137+; p. 178 for figure) in this dissertation at Michigan State University as a doctoral student.<p>Abstract: The purpose of this study, conducted during the 1998-1999 school year, was to examine the nature of teachers’ …

Duolingo creator: 'I wanted to create a way to learn languages for free'

Luis von Ahn is a man of many titles: computer science professor, entrepreneur, crowdsourcing pioneer to name but a few. He sold two companies to Google while still in his 20s and his latest creation, Duolingo, is well on the way to revolutionising language learning across the world.<p>"What I wanted …

Neymar: Messi was one of the best players in the World Cup

In a recent interview for the Brazilian newspaper O' Globo, international star Neymar came to the defense of FC Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi against a wave of criticism surrounding the awarding of the Golden Ball to the Argentine.<p>Neymar: Messi was one of the best players in the World …

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