Google-Trained Minds Can't Deal with Terrible... →
visualturn: infoneer-pulse: College and university librarians are concerned about students’ search skills, and no wonder: At Illinois Wesleyan University, “The majority of students — of all levels — exhibited significant difficulties that ranged across nearly every aspect of the search process,” according to researchers there. They tended to overuse Google and misuse scholarly databases....
To the DML Conference in San Francisco This Week
That’s Digital Media & Learning, a part of HASTAC. Check out the program. Some wild choices: http://dmlcentral.net/sites/dmlcentral/files/resource_files/dml2012program1.pdf
The essence of the modern revolution in education, begun 60-70 years ago with...– Grant Wiggins A visit to Harvard and Exeter: Problem Solving Done Right
With teachers, true expertise also includes mastery over many areas of...– Technology Transforms Teachers Into Master Chefs of the Classroom (via world-shaker)
We have an interesting tradition here at school. One day each winter we invite all our parents into classes to see what their kids go through every day. It’s not the most authentic experience, because teachers try to plan something that will be interesting for both the students and parents. We have 35 minutes per class on this particular Saturday. I decided to gone experiential ed with...