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Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education. The Impact of Listening to Music on Cognitive Performance. Listening to music for relaxation is common among students to counter the effects of stress or anxiety while completing difficult academic tasks.

The Impact of Listening to Music on Cognitive Performance

Some studies supporting this technique have shown that background music promotes cognitive performance while other studies have shown that listening to music while engaged in complex cognitive tasks can impair performance. This study focuses on the impact different genres of music, played at different volume levels, have on the cognitive abilities of college students completing academic tasks. Many students listen to music to alleviate the emotional effects of stress and anxiety when engaged in complex cognitive processing, such as studying for a test, completing homework assignments, or while reading and writing. This practice is so common that it would be beneficial for college students to understand the role that music plays on cognitive performance. Does ‘publish-or-perish’ attitude hurt post-secondary education? There’s no sage on a stage in Mikael Hellstrom’s classroom.

Does ‘publish-or-perish’ attitude hurt post-secondary education?

Instead, the sessional instructor in political science puts lectures on his own YouTube channel and uses classroom time to have students “play” their way through his course. Whether the students earn badges and points or role-play the part of legislators, Dr. Hellstrom says, exchanging lectures, essays and exams for a gamified course has increased their engagement. “It increases motivation beyond the normal. 6 PhD Productivity Tips To Have (And Manage) A Social Life. 10 Blogs Every Remote Worker Should Follow.

Stages of Transformation

Connectivism. Communities of practice. The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary. The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education.

The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary

Network Identities

Professional Development. Social Media. Teaching as Profession. Twitter Articles. The Aha! Phenomenon: Where Do Big Ideas Come From? By Daniel Honan.

The Aha! Phenomenon: Where Do Big Ideas Come From?

Never Stop Learning: How Self-Education Creates a Bullet-Proof Career. Building A _____ Learning Movement. Because Getting Smart’s mission is to advance innovations in teaching and learning that stand to impact education for all students, we’re fortunate to have a seat at a lot of tables.

Building A _____ Learning Movement

For the purposes of this discussion, let’s call them the “_____ learning” tables. This means that over the past year, I’ve been involved in conversations about educational impact at the blended learning table, the competency-based learning table, the digital learning table, the personalized learning table, the online learning table and so on. Coming off a year with that perspective, when I was invited to join other Hewlett Foundation grantees in San Francisco for three days of deep thinking on deeper learning, I set out on a personal mission to explore how dots could connect and lines could intersect. This week confirmed that the conversation at each of the _____ learning tables is remarkably similar.

Herein lies the problem. Nonpartisan, non-advocacy public opinion polling and demographic research. Beneath the Cobblestones... A Domain of One's Own. 15 min read.

Beneath the Cobblestones... A Domain of One's Own

What riding my bike has taught me about white privilege. Re-imagined Authenticity. Over the last couple of weeks, a YouTube video (above) of New York artist Richard Renaldi has continued to populate my Facebook News Feed.

Re-imagined Authenticity

Kellogg School of Management. For some, social media must seem like a minefield of potential missteps.

Kellogg School of Management

They have heard stories about people who accidentally destroyed their reputations by making an egregious mistake on sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Reddit. In light of the risks associated with online interactions, especially the potential for making a mistake all the world can see, is it better to avoid an online presence altogether? No. In fact, you run a greater risk if you fail to take control over the content about you that is available online.

Avoiding the Internet entirely makes it more likely that others can present their own view of you without your having much of a say in the matter. The cyborg momifesto. I hear it everywhere, popping out from headlines, referenced casually until it begins to smell of truth. and stink a little with the impotence and collective rot it creates. a whiff of faint bewilderment, the fear of mortality and obsolescence. the thrill of feeling one has eaten from the prescient tree of knowledge, even if the tree is plastic, planted in sand. our children will not be like us, it whispers. they are wired, and thus wired differently. they are beyond us, aliens of the future. sit back and watch the reckoning. wash your hands.

the cyborg momifesto

I have seen the future, baby. The branded cyborg manifesto: identity in the public domain. It’s just me.

the branded cyborg manifesto: identity in the public domain

A person isn’t a brand. 2167175.mp3?ip=142.3.64. Never Stop Learning: How Self-Education Creates a Bullet-Proof Career. Digital Citizenship: The Need to Know. Image by Paul Downey I read a great article about digital citizenship by Vicki Davis (link below). Her approach to teaching digital citizenship is to teach both proactive knowledge and experiential knowledge. For proactive knowledge she teaches 9 key things using her book, Reinventing Writing, and examples, lessons, assignments, etc. Is Teaching A Profession? For the last 50 years, educators have devoted a great deal of energy to the debate over whether teaching can be considered a profession. Inside the Mindset of Silicon Valley's Tech Innovators. Home to many of the world’s most influential technology companies as well as thousands of promising startups, Silicon Valley is the launchpad for multiple generations of entrepreneurial talent.

Why Communication Is Today's Most Important Skill. Welcome to Forbes. Phenomenology of Practice. The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader). If you would like more information about how to print, save, and work with PDFs, Highwire Press provides a helpful Frequently Asked Questions about PDFs.

Alternatively, you can download the PDF file directly to your computer, from where it can be opened using a PDF reader. To download the PDF, click the Download link above. Your Digital Life Story: Facebook Algorithm Or More? Brian Williams And Fact Checking Our Own Life Stories.