Welcome to the Human-to-Human Purpose and Experience Driven Era (Adventure) Welcome to the Human-to-Human Purpose and Experience Driven Era (Adventure) Welcome to the human-to-human purpose and experience driven era. This is what the 21st century is all about. You may have been led to believe that it is about “things,” “big data” or even, “robots” and those are getting a lot of widespread development and coverage in the world. But we are in the human-to-human era where people will matter more and more when it comes to business. Learning and Cognitive Load - An Introduction What does it mean to have learned something? What occurs within the individual as they are learning and what changes occur as a result of that learning? At some point in the teaching/learning cycle we need to ask this question and ponder our definition of learning and the consequences that follow from our conclusions. One possible approach to answering this question is to explore the processes that occur within the brain as we learn and to track the movement from a concept presented to us in the environment through to the inclusion of this into our existing mental models and our knowledge banks. When we take this approach we are applying a ‘Human Cognitive Architecture’ approach to understanding learning.
Lessons from Davos 2016: Why future-proofing your organization is the most important thing you can… Lessons from Davos 2016: Why future-proofing your organization is the most important thing you can do and why I started EdCast I’ve just returned from the World Economic Forum in Davos where the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” was the main topic of discussion. The first revolution started with the use of water and steam to power machinery. The second replaced water and steam-powered machines with electrical power. The third is the digital revolution and the current fourth revolution is the combination of hardware, robotics, and massive computing power that will make technology an essential part of almost every aspect of people’s lives. What Do I Expect from Elementary School? Not this. — The Synapse What Do I Expect from Elementary School? Not this. When I put my children on the bus in the morning, the wish I call out to them after kissing their heads, is, “Have a good day!”
Medium is not a publishing tool — The Story Medium is not a publishing tool Twelve years ago, I was heading Blogger at Google and frustrated we kept losing users to our competitors, like Movable Type from Six Apart. A common phenomenon at the time was that people would start blogging on Blogger — because it was free, popular, and easy to set up — and then “graduate” to more powerful tools. Reason 4: The Social and Emotional Components of Learning — The Synapse Reason 4: The Social and Emotional Components of Learning When my mother was in college in 1957, the Asian flu was raging through her mid-western campus. Her History professor had been sick and was still weak and shaky when he came to class.
15 Mind-Blowing Statistics Reveal What Happens on the Internet in a Minute 15 Mind-Blowing Statistics Reveal What Happens on the Internet in a Minute Overwhelmed trying to keep up with the data tsunami? You aren’t alone. Consider this: Every minute of every day, staggering amounts of data are being generated as consumers connect to, search for, watch, create, download, and shop for content. Making sense of what all this data means is critical for the success of your company or brand. So what are the 3.2 billion people who make up today’s global internet population doing online?
How to never forget anything ever again — Life Tips. Two years ago I was having breakfast with a man who was purportedly the most successful Jeopardy contestant ever — behind Ken Jennings (and the Watson supercomputer). As someone who is always interested in learning new things, I wanted to know how he was able to remember so much stuff. “Have you ever heard of spaced repetition?” he asked me. “This is going to blow your mind.”