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This fall, Stanford launched a highly-publicized experiment in online learning. The university took three of its most popular computer science courses and made them freely available to the world . Each course features interactive video clips; short quizzes that provide instant feedback; and the ability to pose high value questions to Stanford instructors.
It's no secret that students around the world are carrying too-heavy backpacks full of large, thick textbooks and handouts for school. What if, though, they could carry just one, thin slab, chock full of interactive text books and worksheets? That could be the story Apple weaves today in its Education Announcement event in New York City. You'll only know for certain, though, if you follow this live bog. Apple's not saying a word about what's to come, but the Cupertino, CA-based tech company may have sprung a few leaks, anyway. According to reports from the New York Times and Apple Insider , the company will unveil a new interactive ebook toolkit that could make creating iPad-ready schoolbooks and handouts as easy as crafting a song in GarageBand.
What do you want to learn? School of the Future is a project about what a school can be. This un-school will facilitate a model of apprenticeship and collaborative learning that questions what we know and how we learn.
Ten years ago, when the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created its OpenCourseWare project, giving free access to college course materials was a revolutionary concept.
Teachers and doctors are using iPads as a tool to reach out to children with Autism or Asperger Syndrome and the results are remarkably great. Autistic children are showing tremendous improvement after playing fun-filled exercises on iPad which is less stressful and more fun for both the teachers and the students. Below is the list of 10 best iPad applications to give Autism a voice. Photo Credit: Kelly Nikolaisen Those who don’t know, Autism is a lifelong disability that affects the way a person communicates and relates to other people and the world around them.
Books Jones, G. (2002). Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes and Make-Believe Violence Gee, J. P. (2003). What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Gee, J.
From the nanoworld to the universe — The worlds we measure using our infinite yardstick. Nikon's opto-electronics technologies let people explore realms beyond the range of the naked eye. In this presentation, you can see the relative sizes of objects arranged on a single scale. This lets you grasp the sizes of things that you cannot compare side by side in the real world.
Despite living in "the free world", there are very few free men and women walking around in our democracies. Very few indeed. This is because some men and women have a human failing that drives them to want to manipulate others for the sake of power. That manipulation has enslaved humanity throughout most of its history, and still presents the most ominous threat to democracy. Following is an outline to that manipulation, and what we can do about it.
I would love to have someone who has seen many of these create a PearlTree with their favorites by Feb 21
Ted is awesome at helping innovative thinkers to get the word out, we will be sharing a great deal of TED talks here. Stay Tuned! Ever try to figure out why, before joining a website, it seemed so difficult to figure out the special word scramble called Captcha, well in this TED presentation you will learn from the developer of this cool web safety security measure, what its all about and why we all need it in the first place. Like this: Like Loading... About Cloud Tops