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How retailers can use visuals for consumer communication, engagement

How retailers can use visuals for consumer communication, engagement

By Eden Estopace | 2015-05-07

Retailers 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…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on May 7, 2015 at 9:24am

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. …

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 30, 2015 at 9:47am

Can you see what I’m saying?

Can you see what I’m saying?

Working to unlock the giftedness of visual spatial learners

I 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…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 29, 2015 at 9:19am

Teaching autistic kids to code

Teaching autistic kids to code



By Hope King   @lisahopeking

 

LiveCode launches Indiegogo campaign for program to teach people with autism to code…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 27, 2015 at 8:51am

Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning Courses

Mastering Visual Representation of Ideas in e-Learning Courses

April 22, 2015 e-Learning

e-Learning courses serve a powerful purpose in the business world: bringing information to learners in out-of-classroom environments. This type of…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on April 23, 2015 at 9:27am

 

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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...
Apr 30
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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
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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
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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
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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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Photo Deception #4

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Madcap Logic's New 'Creativity Express' Suite of Apps Receives Top 5-Star Awards from the Educational App Store.

Madcap Logic's New 'Creativity Express' Suite of Apps Receives Top 5-Star Awards from the Educational App Store. They're Creative Mobile Fun Parents Can Feel Good About!Art education is increasingly cut from school curriculum due to budget cuts, but online learning can reverse that trend. Madcap Logic's 'Creativity Express' suite of iPad apps wins top 5-start awards for introducing children to the elements and principles of art through engaging animated lessons.  Tickles teaches kids to be…See More
Apr 21
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THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM IN THE FLIPPED LEARNING MODEL

THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM IN THE FLIPPED LEARNING MODELReflections on Morphing One Cancelled Class into The Flipped Classroom By Denise Douglas-Faraci, EdD, Adjunct Faculty, School of Education Snow days, emergency drills, assemblies, and celebrations are only a few distractors on the menu of on-the-ground class instructional time-grabbers. I managed these when I taught on the secondary level because administrators scheduled make-up…See More
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Classroom Power Tools

Classroom Power ToolsThis is an ever changing list of my favorite tech tools for the classroom.  I love using technology in my classroom and believe that when used correctly, it is a gamechanger for everyone involved. Please feel free to check out some of following websites and/or apps to find out how they can be used in your classroom.CommunicationRemind - www.remind.com - Great tool for communicating with parents, students, or staff members. This is a MUST…See More
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Upcoming Keynote

The International Conference of Creativity, Thinking & Education, April 18-19, 2015, University of St. Thomas/Schulze Auditorium, 1000 La Salle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN."Visual Literacy & the Soundtrack to Our Lives" Keynote: April 18th,…
Mar 12
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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…
Feb 19
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Feb 9
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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
Feb 3
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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
Jan 27
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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
Jan 20
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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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