Thinkers, Movers and Shakers
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Below are a few Look to Learn activities that might suit the students / courses identified below. You do not have to limit yourself to those at your Grade Level / KLA, but these groupings are meant to save you time as you trial this approach for promoting Visible Thinking .
The creative design minds over at Tunnel Bravo, a Mesa, Arizona-based ad agency have been churning out performance posters for the East Valley Children’s Theater for a number of years now, and I continue to instantly love the simplicity to each of the poster’s concepts, the minimalistic approach to their layouts, and the gorgeous, rich color palettes for these series.
Author of the 2011 book “Communicating with the Future,” Futurist Speaker Thomas Frey is a powerful visionary who is revolutionizing our thinking about the future. “The greatest value in understanding the future comes from spotting the major cultural, demographic, societal, and economic shifts early and translating them in to viable business strategies,” says Tom. Thomas continually pushes the envelope of understanding as part of the celebrity speaking circuit by creating fascinating images and understandings of the world to come.
‘Smile, breathe and go slowly.’ ~Thich Nhat Hanh
Last week I was fortunate to participate in the TED conference in Long Beach. I learned a ton and it sparked a lot of new thoughts for me, which I will be writing about here on the pages of metacool for the next few weeks. One of my favorite moments was this talk by education innovator Dr.
At the World Summit in Karlstad, Sweden, I was able to share our current work analyzing different approaches to teaching about the news to urban children ages 7 - 11 at this afternoon's research presentation, which was sponsored by NORDICOM, the Nordic Information Center for Media Communication and Research. I developed this project with Media Education Lab colleagues John Landis and Henry Cohn-Geltner. Here's a summary: