The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history. While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth. We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius - and we should - but it’s about time we stopped assuming that those things arise from talent or inborn giftedness alone.
When it comes to home projects, I am a step-by-step kind of girl. I read the instructions from start to finish, and then reread and execute each step. My husband, on the other hand, prefers to study the diagrams and then jump right in. Think owner’s manual versus IKEA instructions.
For some people, summer means warmer weather and outdoor activities. But what about the kids that are out of school? What will they do all summer? For most parents, they just want their kids to do something other than video games or watching endless videos.
Editorial: Playful Learning
There are a number of common myths surrounding learning theory that arise time and time again. In this post we’ll be separating some of the facts from the myths. Myth: Having lecture capture available decreases lecture attendance Fact: It’s an…Read more ›
There are countless ways for an instructor to facilitate learning among their students, even in a virtual classroom environment. But the term “facilitated learning” has taken on a philosophy all its own. Facilitated student learning is not only a set of tools and strategies.
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked. The “learning styles” idea has snowballed- as late as 2014, more than 90 percent of teachers in various countries believed it. The concept is intuitively appealing, promising to reveal secret brain processes with just a few questions.