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Older brains learn plenty, but don’t filter

Older brains learn plenty, but don’t filter

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50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on January 27, 2015 at 11:10am

24 Awesome Free Resources for Readers

24 Awesome Free Resources for Readers

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Readers are always on the lookout for great resources to feed their reading habit.…

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Visual Literacy and the Soundtrack to Our Lives with Timothy Gangwer

Visual Literacy and the Soundtrack to Our Lives with Timothy Gangwer

 

The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education

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Visual Teaching and Creativity

Visual Teaching and Creativity

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January 9, 2015

During a rehearsal of Debussy’s La Mer, Maestro Arturo Toscanini found himself unable to describe to the orchestra the effect he hoped to achieve from a particular passage.…

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The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education — 2014

The mission of this conference is to allow educators to explore horizons on the cutting edge of creativity, brain-based education and techniques to relieve stress in the classroom in order for children and educators to reconnect with the essence of…
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Visual Deception #2

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Older brains learn plenty, but don’t filter

Older brains learn plenty, but don’t filterFebruary 2, 2015 By NDG Staff No CommentsThe finding is not necessarily discouraging news, says Takeo Watanabe. Perhaps filtering can be improved with some kind of training. “The hope is that maybe what older people need to do is to learn a skill to avoid learning what is not necessary.”By…See More
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50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTIONSubscribe to RSS50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social MediaJANUARY 16, 2015Imagine a world where resources were limited to what was found in the classroom or the school closet known as the "Curriculum Materials Room." Picture a world where students wrote letters with pen and paper to communicate with other students…See More
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24 Awesome Free Resources for Readers

24 Awesome Free Resources for ReadersJANUARY 8, 2015 BY LISA VAN GEMERT LEAVE A COMMENTReaders are always on the lookout for great resources to feed their reading habit.  Here is a list of 24 awesome free resources for readers I compiled for Read Across America Day that we tweeted out from…See More
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Visual Literacy and the Soundtrack to Our Lives with Timothy Gangwer

Visual Literacy and the Soundtrack to Our Lives with Timothy Gangwer The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & EducationSaturday & Sunday, April 18-19, 2015…See More
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The Power of Digital Story

The Power of Digital Storyby Bob DillonDECEMBER 15, 2014Telling our story is an essential part of our humanness. It allows us to feel part of the community that knows our story, and it fosters empathy for those that surround us. Story is a powerful force in shaping mental models, motivating and persuading others, and teaching the lessons of life. Telling story extends back to a time when oral history dominated the tools of communication. And now the flood of technology tools that allow for…See More
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With age, we lose our visual learning filter

With age, we lose our visual learning filter posted by news on november 26, 2014 - 5:30pmOlder people can actually take in and learn from visual information more readily than younger people do, according to new evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on November 26. This surprising discovery is explained by an apparent decline with age in the ability to filter out irrelevant information."It is quite counterintuitive that there is a case in which older individuals learn more…See More
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The Screen Time Rules You Really Should Enforce This Year

The Screen Time Rules You Really Should Enforce This YearAuthor InformationThe Huffington Post  | By Rebecca Adams While parents grapple with how much screen time is too much for children, new research now supports their suspicions: An excess amount of time in front of screens is bad for kids.The Learning Habit study, published this month in the American Journal of Family Therapy and in a book titled…See More
Oct 31, 2014
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MSU psychology study takes unique look at visual learning

MSU psychology study takes unique look at visual learning6:36 p.m. CDT October 26, 2014You’re driving on the interstate with traffic all around you. In tiny increments of time, you are aware of the types of cars on either side. Because you’re familiar with them, your conscious attention is directed elsewhere.Psychologist Wayne Mitchell, coordinator of the experimental psychology graduate program at Missouri State University, is fascinated by the response to the unfamiliar, especially in…See More
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In My Shoes

© 2014, Timothy Gangwer"I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." - Henry David Thoreau
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Why visual literacy is important

Why visual literacy is importantPosted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:35 pm, Wed Oct 15, 2014.Bailey Freestone bailey.freestone@iowastatedaily.comVisual literacy is the ability to look at the world around you and analyze what is being seen to give it a deeper meaning. While students look at their surroundings, they rarely take it in and understand the true meaning behind what they are seeing.“Most people spend about…See More
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A Thousand Horses

© 2014, Timothy Gangwer"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness."- Maya Angelou
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The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet'

The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet'endclickprintincludestartclickprintexclude no partnerBy Jake Wallis Simons, for CNNupdated 7:50 AM EDT, Thu October 9, 2014(CNN) -- At first glance, they could almost pass for masterpieces by Monet or Renoir.But these impressionist-style paintings -- which are changing hands for thousands of dollars -- were painted by a five-year-old girl who is unable to speak.Meet Iris Halmshaw, an autistic…See More
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The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education

April 18-19, 2015, University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis, MN
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Visualization and Big Data: new technology trends

This article provided by IBA GroupVisualization and Big Data: new technology trendsTHOUGHTLEADERS  | 07.05.2014 | …See More
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