Ricardo Teixeira on A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior " I am baffled by the high grade my peers give this course. I know Dan Ariely is a very persuasive and engaging speaker, and he and his staff clearly put a lot of work into this course. I'm sure he's a great professor and a very talented researcher. Bu..
Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment ProjectNews New – TRU Math: Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics is a suite of tools for professional develompent and research - the alpha versions of these documents are available here… More International Awards for Team: Hugh Burkhardt and Malcolm Swan, leaders of the Shell Centre team, have been chosen by the International Commission on Mathematical instruction (ICMI) as the first recipients of the Emma Castelnuovo Medal for Excellence in the Practice of Mathematics Education. This complements the award by ICMI to Alan Schoenfeld of the 2011 Felix Klein Medal for Lifetime Achievement in research. Read more…
A Quick Guide To The History Of MOOCsThis Is How Students Use School Websites 8.45K Views 0 Likes It's important to have a proper appearance online. So why are there so many unhelpful school websites out there?Designing a New Learning EnvironmentWhat constitutes learning in the 21st century? Should reading, watching, memorizing facts, and then taking exams be the only way to learn? Or could technology (used effectively) make learning more interactive, collaborative, and constructive? Could learning be more engaging and fun? We construct, access, visualize, and share information and knowledge in very different ways than we did decades ago.
Great Math Games Resources for Teachers and StudentsSome of you have asked for resources on Math games. I have had a look at the archive and come up with the list below. The websites below are a good starting point when looking for challenging and interactive math games for your students and kids. The common thing among all the titles mentioned below is that they are free, student friendly and have a user responsive interface. Check them out and let me know if you use other resources for math games.
Failure of a Prestigious Venture - CHECK.point-elearning.comFailure of a Prestigious Venture Oxford, April 2006 – The AllLearn project, a consortium among Oxford, Stanford, and Yale Universities to research online learning, has come to a close. The eLearning joint venture has folded because it failed to attract enough students. "We offered 110 online courses from Oxford, Stanford, and Yale Universities to over 10,000 participants from 70 countries during the past five years. As we looked to the future, the cost of offering top-quality enrichment courses at affordable prices was not sustainable over time", explains S Kristin Kim, president of the company, in a statement on the website. How much money Oxford lost on the project is undisclosed.
5 Places to Find Web 2.0 ResourcesBy Jim Forde I am web geek, and not just because I own a Foursquare t-shirt that I bought at a discount after my 1000th check in. The real reason I know I am a web geek is because I LOVE discovering cool web 2.0 tools that can enhance my classroom! I am about to share with you my not so secret sources for teacher Web 2.0 excitment! ...and that's not all!A Comprehensive List of MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) ProvidersLast Updated: September 27, 2013 The recent emergence of Massive Open Online Courses, commonly known as MOOCs, is revolutionizing the online education world and is having a profound impact on higher education. With the growing adoption of MOOCs, the number of MOOC providers has also increased many folds. Below is a comprehensive and up-to-date list of MOOC providers; might be helpful to all interested. Peace and cheers.
5 Excellent New Math iPad Apps for KidsJanuary 23, 2014 Teaching Math fluency for kids is much easier now with these beautiful iPad apps. The apps cover the basic math concepts that kids can learn through hands-on activities, games, and puzzles. I have meticulously selected these apps to share with you here. I have only featured the new and recent releases and at any time you can access previous lists featuring more Math apps. 1- Math x Creature Fun math puzzle game designed for kids.