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Started by Timothy Gangwer Jun 17, 2013.

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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 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

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

By Katrina Schwartz

JUNE 29, 2015

 

In a fast-moving field like education technology, it’s worth taking a moment to take stock of new…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 16, 2015 at 8:51am

Effective Feedback: The Little Known Secret To Pixar’s Creative Success

Effective Feedback: The Little Known Secret To Pixar’s Creative Success

By Greg Satell | Jun 26, 2015 | 

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Often, feedback sessions are seen as a chance for people to…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 7, 2015 at 10:27am

Glued to the Screen: A Third-Grade Class Where Kids Spend 75% of the Day on i-Pads

by GAIL ROBINSON

June 18, 2015

 

Third-graders follow and annotate a text on climate as their teacher reads it aloud. Later the children will be asked to post photographs related to the topic.

MINEOLA, N.Y. — When the 24 third-graders…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 7, 2015 at 10:21am

 

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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
Jun 27
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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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MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Takes In-Depth Look at Outdated US Education

Education is a persistent topic in national and local politics – with all parties proposing their own solutions to fix the problems in the traditional U.S. e...
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Educational Philosophy

Have the courage to teach boldly, with creativity, and beyond the test. Good teaching is as much about passion as it is reason.Always remember, it is not about the product, it's about the process. Dream with your eyes open. Sometimes it's the people that no one imagines anything of, who do things that no one can imagine. Anyone…See More
Apr 30
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Can you see what I’m saying?

Can you see what I’m saying?Working to unlock the giftedness of visual spatial learnersI have such fond memories of reading Fred Gwynne’s children’s books to my kids when they were young.His classic books like, “The King Who Rained” (1988) and “Chocolate Moose for Dinner” (1988), offer delightful illustrations chronicling the mental images conjured by a young girl in response to common homophones like “the foot prince in the snow.”In addition to being humorous, these books offer a great glimpse…See More
Apr 29
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Teaching autistic kids to code

Teaching autistic kids to codeBy Hope King   @lisahopeking LiveCode launches Indiegogo campaign for program to teach people with autism to code apps.LiveCode is raising money to teach people with autism to code mobile apps.The software development company has a goal to raise $350,000 through a 45-day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The money…See More
Apr 27
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Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning Courses

Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning CoursesApril 22, 2015 e-Learninge-Learning courses serve a powerful purpose in the business world: bringing information to learners in out-of-classroom environments. This type of corporate learning saves on the costs associated with traditional learning, allows…See More
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