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Excerpt from: The Screen Revolution: Visual Learning, Literacy and Liturgy

The Screen Revolution: Visual Learning, Literacy and Liturgy

COMMENTARY: As the screen culture increases, our method of assimilating and processing information is changing. 

by FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER 08/17/2015 

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on August 18, 2015 at 9:35am

Visual literacy takes a back seat, even teachers lack it badly

Dr. Lalit kishore

Visual literacy takes a back seat, even teachers lack it badly. Some recent studies have shown that both the reading habits and visual literacy of students have suffered tremendously. The latest report by Pratham NGO has revealed that most students of grade five cannot read properly with age-appropriate…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on August 14, 2015 at 7:57am

How Technology Can Increase Rigor In The Classroom

How Technology Can Increase Rigor In The Classroom

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on August 4, 2015 at 8:16am

An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Christopher Lee Nutter

Writer, media consultant, and founder, Nutter Media Insider Solutions

 

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 31, 2015 at 8:21am

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Doodle of a feedback protocol of adults and students by Shelley Paul.

By Katrina Schwartz

JULY 15, 2015

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 28, 2015 at 9:11am

 

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Excerpt from: The Screen Revolution: Visual Learning, Literacy and Liturgy

The Screen Revolution: Visual Learning, Literacy and LiturgyCOMMENTARY: As the screen culture increases, our method of assimilating and processing information is changing. by FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER 08/17/2015 You may have noticed that the screen is ubiquitous. Everywhere you turn, people’s noses are stuck to a screen. We gaze at our tablets, smartphones, billboards, televisions and computers. Some restaurants allow you to order on a screen; books are read, accounts completed and…See More
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Visual literacy takes a back seat, even teachers lack it badly

Dr. Lalit kishoreVisual literacy takes a back seat, even teachers lack it badly. Some recent studies have shown that both the reading habits and visual literacy of students have suffered tremendously. The latest report by Pratham NGO has revealed that most students of grade five cannot read properly with age-appropriate accuracy and fluency. The study concludes that grade five students are unable to read grade two books properly. Also, my…See More
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How Technology Can Increase Rigor In The Classroom

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An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Christopher Lee NutterWriter, media consultant, and founder, Nutter Media Insider Solutions Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?The way we…See More
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Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories StickDoodle of a feedback protocol of adults and students by Shelley Paul.By Katrina SchwartzJULY 15, 2015Shelley Paul and Jill Gough had heard that doodling while taking notes could help improve memory and concept retention, but as instructional coaches they were reluctant to bring the idea to teachers without trying it out themselves first.To give it a fair shot, Paul tried…See More
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What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five YearsBy Katrina SchwartzJUNE 29, 2015 In a fast-moving field like education technology, it’s worth taking a moment to take stock of new developments, persistent trends and the challenges to effective tech implementation in real classrooms. The NMC Horizon 2015 K-12 report offers a snapshot of where ed tech stands now and where…See More
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A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard Branson

A Lesson on the Potential of Twice Exceptional Learners from Sir Richard BransonBillion-dollar business tycoon, Sir Richard Branson, is one of the most innovative entrepreneurial thinkers of our time.As a life-long sufferer of dyslexia, he’s also a perfect example of the greatness our twice exceptional (2E) students can achieve.  Sir Branson has proven his exceptionality by growing one idea into four hundred companies in 30 different countries. That’s exceptional!But what’s even more remarkable…See More
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ASU researcher helps students unleash the power of good design

ASU researcher helps students unleash the power of good designPosted: June 25, 2015Associate professor Claire Lauer recently won the Ellen Nold Award for writing the best article in the field of computers and composition studies. She teaches multimedia writing in the technical communication program in the College of Letters and Sciences at ASU's Polytechnic campus. ASU professor's award-winning book promotes visual…See More
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Does Engineering Need More Right-brain Thinking?

Australia’s education system should place greater emphasis on using the right-hand side of the brain in order to produce more creative and capable engineering professionals.That’s the contention of Sebastian Immaraj, a former project manager with MMG who has taught engineering and project management to students at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture.According to Immaraj, engineering education in Australia is excessively focused on analytical and numerical skills, to the…See More
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Children with autism aren’t necessarily visual learners

June 16, 2015 4.20pm EDTChildren with autism aren’t necessarily visual learnersAUTHORDavid Trembath NHMRC ECR Fellow in Autism, Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University DISCLOSURE STATEMENTDavid Trembath receives funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (GNT1071881).Provides funding as a Member of The Conversation AU.…See More
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10 educational games that could change how your child learns

EDUCATION Eric SchulzkeTuesday, June 9, 201510 educational games that could change how your child learnsThe new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time…See More
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Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies ClassesBy Katrina SchwartzMAY. 21, 2015 Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming. Many teachers have little to no money to pay for premium versions of apps and are…See More
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How retailers can use visuals for consumer communication, engagement

How retailers can use visuals for consumer communication, engagementBy Eden Estopace | 2015-05-07Retailers have long used visuals to engage customers and create paths to purchase, but what does it really mean now to market and communicate to a mobile generation in a highly visual world? “Science shows the human brain can process images 60,000 times faster than text. Furthermore, visuals increase user engagement by up to 94 percent, and have the power to connect with people emotionally - a trait…See More
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