The Learning Network: Word of the Day | traduce

This word has appeared in two New York Times articles in the past year.

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TEDx Video Conversation Night

TEDx Video Conversation Night

– speedofcreativity.org

TEDx Video Conversation NightSunday nights at 8 pm is now #OklaEd Twitter chat time, and this past Sunday an idea for a new kind of educator gathering was hatched. It started with Tyler Bridges’ suggestion of an excellent TED talk to watch, “How to Fix a Broken School” by Linda Cliatt-Wayman.

Her TED presentation video isn’t one I’ve seen before, but I added it immediately to my YouTube “watch later” playlist and ended up watching most of it today during my lunch…

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The Learning Network: News Quiz | July 1- Aug. 3, 2015

The Learning Network: News Quiz | July 1- Aug. 3, 2015The quiz you’ll find here covers the entire month. As always, choosing an answer will give you more context and take you to Times reporting on the topic. How many of the 15 questions can you answer correctly?

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Compelling content requires some media chemistry

Compelling content requires some media chemistry

– clive-shepherd.blogspot.com

Compelling content requires some media chemistryMedia chemists know less is usually moreMedia consumers, especially learners, want the easy life. They’re interested in the content, not the container. The technology and the interface with which they interact should be invisible. Your design decisions should be invisible. And all that requires a little media chemistry…

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Teasing apart cooperation and collaboration

There have been a couple of recent proposals about the relative role of cooperation and collaboration, and I’m trying to make sense of them.  Here are a couple of different approaches, and my first take at teasing them apart.
Dion Hinchcliffe of Adjuvi tweeted a diagram about different types of working together that shows his take…

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ACT: African American, Low-Income Students Lag on College Benchmarks

ACT: African American, Low-Income Students Lag on College Benchmarks
A national report by ACT has revealed that African American students are less likely to meet college readiness benchmarks than their peers. Even when they complete all recommended high school courses, they still lag behind in how sufficiently prepared for higher education they are.
The same was observed for American Indian and low-income students…

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ACT: African American, Low-Income Students Lag on College Benchmarks

ACT: African American, Low-Income Students Lag on College Benchmarks
A national report by ACT has revealed that African American students are less likely to meet college readiness benchmarks than their peers. Even when they complete all recommended high school courses, they still lag behind in how sufficiently prepared for higher education they are.
The same was observed for American Indian and low-income students…

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Come down to InterPlay during Golden Jubilee

During the Golden Jubilee, Science Centre will be free for Singapore Citizens. So come and play at InterPlay! Do you love technology, but also keep an eye out for artistic and fun new things out there? Be it video games, paintings, space, or special effects, Interplay is the exhibition for you to discover how arts… Continue reading »

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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Inventors

The Learning Network: Student Crossword | InventorsTest your knowledge of inventors by playing our crossword.

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Student who took her baby to lectures graduates with first-class degree

Student who took her baby to lectures graduates with first-class degreeAva Sim, 23, earned degree in business management while commuting 260 miles from Shetland to Robert Gordon University in AberdeenA student who balanced caring for her young son with a part-time job and university studies has graduated with a first-class degree in business management.Ava Sim commuted from her home in Shetland for tutorials and exams at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, around 260 miles away…

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