15 Visual Content Tools That Rock

Today I’m sharing just why it’s dangerous to put your trust in copy on it’s own and why visual content can create the perfect balance for your blog.     Source: staceycorrin.co.uk See on Scoop.it – Individual and Special Needs Examiner

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

“The Maker Movement http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/tag/maker-movement/ ; has inspired progressive educators to bring more hands-on learning and tinkering into classrooms, and educator Gary Stager would like to see formal schooling be influenced by the Maker Movement, which has inspired young learners to tinker, to learn by doing, and take agency for their learning.” Source: blogs.kqed.org The Maker movement taps […]

Howard Rheingold: Teaching Critical Thinking in Age of Digital Credulity

By HOWARD RHEINGOLD August 21, 2014 – 8:12am  “I’ve been writing about digital media for nearly 30 years, and over that time, I’ve been asked over and over again by readers, critics, scholars and myself: “Do these personal computers, digital networks, webs of unfiltered information, mobile attention magnets do us more good than harm — as individuals, […]

Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

So what defines deeper learning? This group has identified six competencies: mastering content, critical thinking, effective written and oral communication, collaboration, learning how to learn, and developing academic mindsets. Source: blogs.kqed.org See on Scoop.it – Individual and Special Needs Examiner

20 World-Class Presentation Experts Share Their Top Tips

Have you ever sat through a presentation that seemed to slog on and on? Presenters that are disorganized, dwell on trivial information and give long winded explanations that lead nowhere? Too many presentations are afflicted by poor planning and poor visuals. The audience who come to see these presentations, pay attention […] Source: www.forbes.com See […]