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Learning theory-and the research that goes into it-is a topic seen frequently in universities and teaching programs, then less frequently after once teachers begin practicing in the classroom. Why this is true is complicated. (If you’re teaching, you may have more pressing concerns than being able to define obscure learning theories which don’t seem to have a place or role in what you’re teaching tomorrow.) I thought it might be useful to have a brief

6 Design Principles Of Connected Learning

Posted by admin on July 25, 2018

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No teacher should be hurting for compelling progressive education content. Sites like edutopia, Langwitches, Cult of Pedagogy, and dozens of others offer outstanding reading on a daily basis to help you improve the things that happen in your classroom. (And this list is frustratingly incomplete-they’re just the sites on my radar that I’ve been reading since I entered education.) A bit more ‘fringe’ are sites like TeachThought, Jackie Gerstein’s UserGeneratedEducation, the Connected Learning Alliance and

STEAM Education for Displaced People

Posted by admin on July 29, 2017

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The beginning of the 21st century has been marked by rapid advances in technological innovation—from smartphones and big data to artificial intelligence and machine learning. While new technology can generate jobs and increase labor productivity, it also creates job displacement and widens the skills gap. Today’s generation of young people now face a world in which nearly half of today’s jobs globally—around 2 billion—are at risk of becoming obsolete due to automation and technological advancement
The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the success of students at all stages of their education, and teachers can play a pivotal role in providing and encouraging that motivation in their students. Of course that’s much easier said than done, as all students are motivated differently and

StrigiformGames at Wolves Summit 2017

Posted by admin on March 8, 2017

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Wolves Summit V 28-29 March 2017  is more than just another business conference. We have created it to enable the innovative community to grow and develop in the most valuable and time-efficient way. It is a place for Startups, Investors, Corporates and Executives, where innovation meets business and capital. We provide a precise matchmaking tool that helps our participants set up numerous 1:1 meetings with people who match their needs and requirements. So far, we