Tag Archives: learning

“Our brains are evolving to multitask,” not! The ill-usion of multitasking

By Allan Goldstein Originally published July 2011 revised April 2015 I recently overheard a proclamation, which has become somewhat of a mantra, recited by today’s college students. A student proudly making the following declaration regarding her ability to pay attention to multiple digital screens at once said, “Our brains […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today’s students

The conventional wisdom about 21st century skills holds that students need to master the STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — and learn to code as well because that’s where the jobs are. It turns out that is a gross simplification of what students need to know […] This post explains what Google learned about its… Read More »

Student Success Vs. Teaching Effectiveness

Student Success Vs. Teaching Effectiveness How Much of a Students Success Comes From their Teachers? Student successfulness is one of the most important metrics to measure the overall efficiency in education. Teachers, principals, programs, schools, and universities are all evaluated by looking at how many students drop out and […] Student success is also one of the main… Read More »

Future trends in mobile learning – the wider context and tensions

Slideshare by John Traxler 1. Future trends in mobile learning John Traxler 16h15 on 7 August 2017 2. Some Fundamental Truths and Tensions that Drive Future Trends 3. The transition in the global mobile technology environment from A fragile, institutional, costly, scarce technology, needing theories, experts, institutions and subsidies, working inside ‘education’ to […] Click here to view… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Why Educators Trained in Neuroscience Continue to Believe in Neuromyths

“If educators were to take a class in neuroscience that did not specifically address neuromyths, it would be unlikely to help with dispelling the misconceptions that are most closely related to learning and education.” The battle against neuromyths is far from over. In a recent large-scale survey involving five […] Click here to view original web page at… 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 Course Resource Appraisal Modeller (CRAM)

The Course Resource Appraisal Modeller (CRAM) The CRAM tool enables you to model the teaching costs and learning benefits of any type of course, whether classroom-based, wholly online, or blended. It may be any length, and may run in any education or training sector. The tool is Java-based and […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Teno App – Changing The Way Schools In India Communicate With Parents

Mrs. Savarkar from Mumbai has never been more involved in her daughter Meera’s school activities ever before. Advertisement Likewise, Mrs. Agarwal from Gurgaon parent of Kirti Agarwal from Starex International School and Mrs. Murthy from Bangalore, parent of Lathika Murthy studying in an elite Bangalore school have gone out […] There is one thing common between the schools… Read More »