Pearson Releases a Significant Learning Design Aid -e-Literate This is a really important problem to address. Academic research—particularly research that can directly help humans if successful or harm them if unsuccessful or misapplied—proceeds at a deliberate pace. By design. Technology development—particularly technology that is designed to meet the needs of individual consumers or end users—takes the approach of getting early versions of products into the hands of users quickly, even if those versions are not very good, so that the designers can get feedback sooner and therefore learn and improve faster.
5 Things to Ask Google - Teacher Tech The Google App on your mobile device or even the Chrome browser allows you to simply ASK your question. You will frequently catch me during class grabbing my phone and saying “OK Google” into the app. In the Chrome browser click on the microphone icon on the Google search page. Notice the 3 drop down arrows to change the type of conversion calculation or units. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015 14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools - EDU4.me Saying that it has always been this way, doesn’t count as a legitimate justification to why it should stay that way. Teacher and administrators all over the world are doing amazing things, but some of the things we are still doing, despite all the new solutions, research and ideas out there is, to put it mildly, incredible. I’m not saying we should just make the current system better… we should change it into something else.
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My Five Favorite Classtools.net Tools There are dozens of great game builders, writing templates, and handy classroom tools on Classtools.net. I've tried nearly all of them over the years. My five favorite Classtools tools are featured below. Mission MapQuest is a great tool for map-based quizzes and games. The concept behind it is simple, you create a series of clues that your students need to follow to identify places around the world. You can add as few or as many clues to your MapQuest as you like. The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us Demonstrations, videos from our research, videos of us speaking, etc. Dan's YouTube Channel includes most of these videos as well as favorites from around the web that are related to or mentioned in our book. You can view more videos on his personal website The original selective attention task This video is the one that started our collaboration and inspired the book. You can read more about it here.
Defining and Measuring Usability and UX. The Big Difference Between Usability and UX Everyone knows that user-friendly websites and apps are vital for the overall success of a business. We know that design quality indicates credibility and trust and that those things drive results. We know this. So how do you know that your site or app is easy to use? MindShift Newsletter Jason Watt had trouble empowering his middle school students to push their thinking further. Many students already had deeply ingrained ideas about what they were and weren't good at, what they could and couldn't accomplish. In a training on "integrative thinking" at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, Watt finally found the tools he needed to develop students' critical thinking. Several Ontario school boards are now supporting training in the effort. Integrative thinking involves these three tools:
Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then… It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. Not being familiar with online digital rights and responsibilities (hey, teachers did not grow up with the Internet being around), educators are wading through uncharted waters (hey, I did not know that I could not just google an image to use. If someone puts it up online it is free for the taking). That does not mean they can close their eyes and pretend life is the same or that the same rules apply to online versus offline use of copyrighted material with their students.
The Ladder of Inference - Problem-Solving Training from MindTools.com Avoiding "Jumping to Conclusions" © iStockphotoabbesses Don't just "dive in" and make a decision right away Have you ever been accused of "putting 2 and 2 together and making 5," meaning that the other person thinks you have jumped to the wrong conclusion?