How Art, Poetry & Educational Technology inspire language learning. Image credit: Magdolna Terray ( art) and Rakesh Bhanot (words). One of the most powerful things about poetry is that its message takes us beyond obvious thought into deeply-layered realms of multi-sensory possibility. Old, new, borrowed and blue ideas become revitalised as poetic imagery and perceptions play with the light of our minds. Timeless insights can explode into a multi-media style re-interpretation of language as learners engage with words through personalised experiments and creations.
Writing with Emotion by Laura Drake Good morning, RU crew. According to our stats, posts on writing emotion are very popular with readers. RITA® award winning author Laura Drake joins us with another post on the same topic. You’ll want to bookmark this one, too. Welcome, Laura! My goal is to learn something about craft with every new book I write. Future of Work: What Skills Will Help Us Keep Pace? From Elon Musk’s tweet that artificial intelligence may be more dangerous than nuclear weapons to the growing clamor of voices warning robots will take away our jobs, it is clear we are focusing more on the problems of AI, robotics, and automation than the solutions. While the problems are real and should be taken into account, social innovators around the world are already working to deliver solutions. It’s true that today’s technology is reworking the economy and our role in it. But this needn’t herald economic end times. To smooth the transition, we need to ensure that displaced workers have the resources to learn new work and children are given a good head start.
This map is both a snapshot of London's literary history and beautiful in its own right. More than 250 novels were mined in order to make the Literary London Map, taken from the Literary London Art Collection. It was created by graphic artist Dex in collaboration with interior designer Anna Burles. Each character has been plotted in the corners of the city they most liked to roam or chose to call home (sometimes on Her Majesty’s Pleasure). You can order prints of the map here and here. Pictures reproduced with kind permission from Dex. Examples of Argumentative Essays, free Samples We are glad to introduce You our database of free Argumentative essay samples. These examples of Argumentative essays are to help you understanding how to write this type of essays. The leading tone in an argumentative essay is the position of proving that the presented point of view is the correct one and possesses more truthful arguments than any other opinions. The author through proper reasoning, inducting and making conclusions, must prove the assertions or the theories of the argumentative essay. If the author fails to apply the reasons and conclusions to the topic of the essay such essay is considered to be an unsubstantiated opinion.
Dr. Eugene M. Izhikevich Dr. Eugene M. Izhikevich is a computational neuroscientist known for his contributions to the theory of spiking networks. He pioneered a novel approach to spiking neurons that combines biological plausibility with efficient implementation. In 2005, he implemented the largest thalamo-cortical model, simulating the same number of neurons and synapses as the human brain. Linking words Linking words help you to connect ideas and sentences, so that people can follow your ideas. Giving examples For exampleFor instanceNamely The most common way of giving examples is by using for example or for instance. Namely refers to something by name."
What Makes the Best Infographics So Convincing - Andrea Ovans A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. (Good gosh – Usain Bolt is that much faster than all the other 100-meter gold medalists who’ve ever competed?) It can illuminate patterns in massive amounts of data. This Is How Tech Will Totally Change Our Lives by 2025 Get ready to sell your own data and use algorithms on the job The ever-increasing hunger for data will fundamentally change the way we live our lives over the next decade. That’s according to a new report by the Institute for the Future, a nonprofit think tank that has released a set of five predictions for the ways tech will change the future. Personal data will continue to be shared, bought and sold at an ever-quickening pace, perhaps with more benefits to consumers. In the future, people might be able to personally sell info about their shopping habits or health activities to retailers or pharmaceutical companies, according the report. The Internet of Things is also expected to continue to expand, with predictions that everything from cars to coffee cups will be connected to the Internet by 2025.