Category Archives: mLearn Digest

Teaching Technology Toolkit

This toolkit was designed by Nalini Pather, Lila Azouz, Gary Velan and Richard Vickery, and funded by a UNSW Teaching Grant Click here to view original web page at teachingtools.med.unsw.edu.au

The Life of the Party

This constant emotional communication is happening so subtly that most of us are unaware that it’s happening at all. It’s a powerful, unspoken language, which we give out and pick up on without even noticing. How is it possible that we are sending and picking up on emotional messages […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

The light from your smartphone could be causing you serious health problems

Smartphone light can make it harder to fall asleep, leading to serious health problems The designers of our smartphones, tablets, and laptop screens have been able to create incredibly powerful lights. These screens glow bright enough to be seen during a sunny day. At night, they’re so strong that […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

9 Essential Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

As we have pointed elsewhere , ‘ in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or a digital instrumentalist, technology […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition

What is on the five-year horizon for K-12 schools worldwide? Which trends and technologies will drive educational change? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the collaborative […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

A Mindful Minute Helps Students Arrive in the Classroom

At the start of class, Ms. O guides her students in a simple mindfulness meditation. This allows students to quiet their nervous systems and get ready to learn. “Arrive” was filmed at Gateway High School in San Francisco. To stay up to date on articles like this, sign up […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Courses on coursera.com: Neuroscience

Click below for a selection of courses in neurosciences: https://www.coursera.org/courses?languages=en&query=neuroscience Click here to view original web page at www.coursera.org

The International Handbook of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (2016), Agnieszka Palalas & Mohamed Ally (Eds.)

The International Handbook of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning is a practical resource book on mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) as well as many notions of mobile learning in general. This handbook is about a new understanding of teaching and learning – a perspective enriched by voices of educators from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. It introduces mobile-assisted language learning, or… Read More »

The Neuroscience of Perseverance

Psychology Today @ https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201112/the-neuroscience-perseverance by Christopher Bergland Perseverance separates the winners from the losers in both sports and life. Are you someone who perseveres despite difficulties and setbacks, or do you tend to throw in the towel and call it quits when faced with a challenge or adversity? What makes some people able to keep pushing […] Dopamine is… Read More »

The Glass Room- Take more control over your data

See how your location is tracked through your phone, your wifi connections, the websites you visit, and the social media platforms and email providers you use. ENCRYPTION MATTERS Privacy is important to our everyday lives in ways we don’t always consider. See where you’re protected by privacy and […] Click here to view original web page at theglassroomnyc.org