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5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

<b>Tips and Tricks I’ve Learned from Experience</b>Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. Most schools have physical buildings. …

Making Blended Learning Work Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 17, 2015<p>In recent years, we have seen more and more Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) evolving their teaching by incorporating …

Infographic: 4 learning strategies for flipped learning

<i>This is an updated version of an article that appeared on June 9, 2015.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard of the flipped classroom. In fact, you could be …

How to Engage, Examine & Extend Student Learning Through Videos - From Suzy Brooks

This post first appeared on Daily Genius.<p>How many videos can you remember watching in school when you were a student? Though I know we watched dozens …

Five Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning

A few years ago, my husband and I went to a swanky Christmas party. My friend’s party had been a long-standing tradition in our circle. Each year, as …

Using Game Mechanics to Drive Digital Transformation

Why Gamification Matters Now<p>Over-hyped or duly justified, enterprise gamification - the application of game design techniques to a business setting in order to make tasks more fun and engaging - is garnering attention from business leaders, world over.<p>Enterprise gamification is expected to …

Have a Batman break to keep motivated. - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

Last Friday, I began a little experiment – Batman’s big day out.<p>It was the start of a series of little bits of fun I will be capturing and putting up …

Learning about playfulness from Toca Boca - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

Continuing my investigations into play, I wanted to talk about a few things my kids have been teaching me about just letting go and giving in to the …

Play, games, toys, playfulness and gamification - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

Lately I have been thinking about play a lot. This is probably because of watching my children growing up and seeing how play changes into games as …

The Global One-Room Schoolhouse: John Seely Brown (Highlights from his "Entrepreneurial Learner" Keynote at DML2012)

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

Education

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

<b>Facebook</b> is the main headquarters of the project; the leader if you will. In Facebook, the group message board is where everything gets done. Ideas …

The Twitter Guide For Teachers

Justin Bieber has 40.3 million followers. Lady Gaga, who was recently bumped from the number one spot, is at number two with 38 million followers. …

Blogging With Students

This course guides you step by step through the process of class and student blogging.<p>Each step includes links to class blogs being used by educators …

Teaching and Learning with the Future in Mind

<b>August 27, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 9, Number 13</b><p>In my recent article in the Future of Education MediaPlanet supplement, I talked about how the 21st …

Brain Imaging Shows Why Kids with Autism Have Social Difficulties

Scientists believe that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulties in social interactions at least partly due to an inability to …

Autism

Research-Based Ways to Win at Work in 2016

Do:<p>Be good <i>and</i> fast.<p>Praise your team often.<p>Be the boss stars love to work for.<p>Help your team be creative. Or at least execute better.<p>Take your vacation time.<p>Help people change.<p>Cultivate generosity.<p>Use your persuasive powers — in fact, paint a picture employees can believe in.<p>Make yourself immune to …

How learning shapes the empathic brain.

2016 Jan 5;113(1):80-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514539112. Epub 2015 Dec 22.<p>1Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, Department of Economics, …

Normal Cognition, Neurodevelopmental Disorders Share the Same Brain Space

A research team has identified a network of genes in the brain that regulates normal cognitive abilities but is also implicated with a range of …

Here's one of the most interesting predictions for the future of bitcoin

2015 has seen the digital currency's volatility stabilise and price jump, but it has also seen much of the hype dissipate. And there's been a divergence between bitcoin and the technology that underpins it — blockchain.<p>Blockchain, which uses complex cryptography to regulate and record transactions, …

Want To Own Bitcoin? Here's How To Buy, Invest In And Store It

<i>This is the last article in a three-part series on whether or not Bitcoin makes a good investment. Read the first, detailing 10 arguments in favor, here, and the second, outlining 10 against, here.</i><p><i>Disclosure: I own a small number of Bitcoin.</i><p>An investment in Bitcoin, as outlined in the first article …

What's Next for Bitcoin in 2016

Some of the characters attracted to the digital currency bitcoin continue to be the biggest rivals to its success.<p>Earlier this month, the SEC charged …

How We're Trying To Change The Public Perception Of Bitcoin

Had you ever heard of Bitcoin before seeing the title to this article? What do you know about it? That it’s a way to buy illegal drugs? That the CEO died? That it’s gone bankrupt? There are grains of truth in each of these statements. Those of us with going concerns that aren’t engaged in crime or …

Why Bitcoin Matters

The most epochal financial transaction of this century, to date, occurred on May 22, 2010. It did not involve Wall Street, or the City of London; it took place in Jacksonville, Florida. It did not feature collateralized debt obligations, or credit default swaps. It was a purchase of two Papa John’s …