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Eyes in the back of the head

Eyes in the back of the head

Date:
May 10, 2018
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Tohoku University
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A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 23, 2018 at 10:13am

12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner

12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner

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12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 15, 2018 at 9:29am

Virtual avatar-to-avatar interviews may improve eyewitness testimony

Virtual avatar-to-avatar interviews may improve eyewitness testimony

Providing eyewitness accounts may be easier -- and more accurate -- in a virtual environment than in traditional face-to-face interviews

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May 14, 2018
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Frontiers
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Virtual avatar-to-avatar eyewitness…
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 15, 2018 at 9:16am

Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeing

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits

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April 30, 2018
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 1, 2018 at 9:43am

Visual Literacy

Visual literacy

Francis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day ago

In this week's vlog, MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about his work on a report on Modernisation of Education in the EU currently being discussed within the Committee responsible for Education. Over the past weeks Zammit Dimech met representatives of child care centres, teachers, unions, academics and students to obtain their feedback. They…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 25, 2018 at 5:38pm

 

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Eyes in the back of the head

Eyes in the back of the headDate:May 10, 2018Source:Tohoku UniversitySummary:A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.Share: FULL STORYThis is an experimental setup to investigate implicit learning of surroundings.Credit: Satoshi ShioiriSpatial representations of surroundings, including those outside the visual field, are crucial for guiding movement in a three-dimensional world. The visual…See More
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Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeingTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefitsDate:April 30, 2018Source:Lancaster UniversityTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing.This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year while there are thousands of members of Blipfoto, a key photo-a-day site.A study co-authored by Dr Liz…See More
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Visual Literacy

Visual literacyFrancis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day agoIn this week's vlog, MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about his work on a report on Modernisation of Education in the EU currently being discussed within the Committee responsible for Education. Over the past weeks Zammit Dimech met representatives of child care centres, teachers, unions, academics and students to obtain their feedback. They raised various existing concerns which need to be tackled…See More
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Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovation

Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovationThis Long Island district is scrapping traditional rows of desks in favor of more flexible learning spaces.by TARA GARCÍA MATHEWSONApril 4, 2018Ann Marie Lynam has been a teacher in Long Island’s Baldwin Schools for 14 years, but this year she says her teaching has changed drastically. She supports much more student collaboration and autonomy, and not because…See More
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Five Strategies for Overcoming Conflict and Bullying in the Classroom

Five Strategies for Overcoming Conflict and Bullying in the ClassroomBy Guest Blogger on April 6, 2018 12:02 PMEditor's Note: Teachers are at the forefront of dealing with conflict and bullying that arises from difference—whether political, racial, religious, or physical. Today, Frosina Kiprijanovska, a primary school teacher in the Republic of Macedonia, shares strategies that can be used to deal with any type of conflict in the classroom.  By guest blogger Frosina KiprijanovskaMost of us…See More
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Augmented Reality

Augmented reality could be helpful for ESOL studentsAugmented realityBy Tyler Kendall | Posted: Thu 6:03 PM, Mar 15, 2018  | Updated: Thu 7:11 PM, Mar 15, 2018 ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- On Thursday, students at Burley Middle School had the opportunity to experience augmented reality as part of a pilot program from Google."Instead of just imagining it in your head, you can actually see it," said Shakira Bravo, a Burley Middle School student.That's one of the…See More
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To Emoji or Not to Emoji? There is No Question

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Why art needs to stay in class

Why art needs to stay in classSurya Praphulla Kumar JANUARY 19, 2018 14:37 ISTUPDATED: JANUARY 19, 2018 18:02 ISTThe Hindu WeekendA new arts conference will discuss its relevance in school, as it improves critical thinking, cognitive ability and concentration. Plus, four global cues we need to followAn art class is to relax, copy what’s on the blackboard and maybe get in a quiet gab. While we may wish this weren’t the case today, in most Indian schools, art education is still outdated. “The…See More
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How Technology Can Help Students Succeed in Math

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Pong paddles and perception: Our actions influence what we see

Pong paddles and perception: Our actions influence what we seeA new study faces head-on the notion that previous experimental subjects have been victims of response biasDate:January 3, 2018Source:Colorado State UniversitySummary:Most people think of vision as simply a function of information the eye gathers. For cognitive psychologists vision is a little more complicated than that. One researcher now faces head-on the notion that her experimental subjects have been victims of a psychological…See More
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Understanding The Power Of Visuals: The Advantages Of Visual Learning

Visual Learning: 6 Reasons Why Visuals Are The Most Powerful Aspect Of eLearningThe objective of an eLearning course is to make a strong impact on learners and facilitate learning. Visuals are an important aspect of an eLearning course that communicates the key concepts and engages learners throughout the course. The article explains visual learning and advantages of visual…See More
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