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Digital transformation: are you ready for exponential change? Futurist Gerd Leonhard, TFAStudios

Digital transformation: are you ready for exponential change? Futurist Gerd Leonhard, TFAStudios
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The Essential Framework for Teaching Creativity - The Art of Ed As art teachers, we want our students to be capable and confident creative thinkers. We recognize, admire, and respect the ability of the artists we love to make art that’s fundamentally their own. We know it’s important to guide our students toward developing the skill set needed to do the same. Creativity is a learned skill, but sometimes we wait until students are in advanced classes before they’re actually allowed to try their own ideas. Unfortunately, this is too late for the students who choose not to take advanced art classes. In my own practice, I spent years thinking about how to move students at all levels from needing my support to making art independently. This framework works wonderfully to take my beginning high school students from unsure and needy to independent and confident. The Artistic Thinking Process is based on the creative process. Breaking the process down in this linear way, from finding inspiration to reflecting on finished work, is helpful for students.

The Techno-Human Condition - Growing up I always considered the interaction of humanity and technology presented in the original Star Trek series as a fairly accurate representation of the way things would someday go. Technology would continue to cocoon humanity while maintaining a strict boundary between the two. Then came the Next Generation’s Borg, an antagonistic cybernetic race that subsumed other species by implantation of technology into unwilling victims. Not until I encountered transhumanism did I realize that my earlier understanding of the relationship between humanity and technology might be off. The word “transhumanism” has been attributed to Julian Huxley who, among other things, was Humanist of the Year in 1962. The human species can, if it wishes, transcend itself—not just sporadically, an individual here in one way, an individual there in another way—but in its entirety, as humanity. So the problem is not merely transhumanism but instead its root, the Enlightenment itself.

Cinco aplicaciones para crear "paisajes sonoros" con las que podrás relajarte | Ciencia y tecnología Desde el sonido de una cafetería hasta el ruido de una tormenta te podrá acompañar a partir de ahora con estas aplicaciones de caracter sonoro que pretenden ofrecer un ambiente relajado y distendido para cualquier momento del día. El sonido que escuchamos de fondo puede alterar los sentimientos de una manera u otra dependiendo del entorno en el que nos encontramos. Por ejemplo, el empleo de sonidos de fondo en un ambiente laboral puede mejorar la productividad en los trabajadores. Esta es la conclusión a la que ha llegado el Dr. Desde el criar de los grillos hasta el sonido de una cafetería de Manhattan Coffitivity: Esta aplicación permite escuchar el ruido generado en las cafeterías de todo el mundo.

Le 33 competenze digitali che ogni Insegnante dovrebbe avere nel 21° SECOLO Ogni singolo docente è preoccupato per le sue pratiche di insegnamento e le competenze coinvolte in questo processo. Quante volte vi siete chiesti in merito a un modo migliore per insegnare la stessa lezione che hanno impartito ad una classe prima di voi? Quante volte avete utilizzato la tecnologia per coinvolgere gli studenti e migliorare il loro apprendimento? Queste sono alcune domande ricorrenti ogni volta che le nostre capacità di insegnamento sono messe alla prova. E 'incredibile come la tecnologia ha cambiato il mondo intero dando vita a nuove forme di educazione a cui non abbiamo mai pensato. In realtà ci sono diversi vantaggi nell'utilizzo della tecnologia nella didattica e cercare di elencarli tutti qui è ben oltre lo scopo di questo breve post. Non c'è dubbio che gli studenti a cui si insegna oggi sono completamente diversi da quelli del secolo scorso. L'insegnante del 21° secolo dovrebbe essere in grado di: Free Audio Tools for Teachers 10 Must have Bookmarklets for Teachers

How to Deal with the Idea of Appropriation in the Art Room - The Art of Ed Appropriation is a complex topic for art teachers to navigate. On one hand, the concept of borrowing ideas and images and incorporating them into new work is an essential part of how art is made. It’s considered so essential, in fact, it is directly protected by copyright law. This type of cultural exchange has a long history in visual art. The Historical Example of Judith and Holofernes For example, biblical stories like the tale of Judith and Holofernes have been repeated over and over in Western art. A Developing Societal Awareness On the other hand, we have a developing societal awareness of cultural appropriation. Cultural appropriation involves the exploitation of one group’s culture or history by another. Model Karlie Kloss walked the runway in lingerie accessorized with turquoise jewelry and a full-length Native American war bonnet. She writes, “For one, Ms. Is There a Middle Ground? The tricky part is the gray area in the middle. The Recent Example of Dana Schutz’s Open Casket

Sorry, Y’All—Humanity’s Nearing an Upgrade to Irrelevance Humanity has had astonishing success alleviating famine, disease, and war. (It might not always seem that way, but it’s true.) Now, Homo sapiens is on the brink of an upgrade—sort of. wired: In your book you predict the emergence of two completely new religions. Harari: Techno-humanism aims to amplify the power of humans, creating cyborgs and connecting humans to computers, but it still sees human interests and desires as the highest authority in the universe. Dataism is a new ethical system that says, yes, humans were special and important because up until now they were the most sophisticated data processing system in the universe, but this is no longer the case. How so? Take Google Maps or Waze. What does this mean for Homo sapiens? We become less important, perhaps irrelevant. Does the shift toward Dataism matter for politics? In the 20th century, politics was a battleground between grand visions about the future of humankind. Who can make sense of it? Can we opt out?

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