Here is a handy visual we created for the post ” 9 Great Concept Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students “. We summarized the main points from that post, for more details you can always refer back to the original article where you can also access a list of a wide variety of educational resources to help you make the best of concept maps in your instruction.
All the artificial intelligence and machine learning news you need to know heading into back to school season. This week, we’re reading about IBM’s partnership with Scholastic and Edmodo, how AI is used to track everything students type and more.
Cognitive scientist Daniel T. Willingham said that digital devices aren’t changing the way kids read in terms of actual cognitive processes-putting together letters to make words, and words to make sentences. In fact, Willingham is quick to point out that in terms of “raw words,” kids are reading more now than they were a decade ago (thanks mostly to text messaging).
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 you enter Dr. Lou Lahana’s Tech Cafe at PS/MS 188, you aren’t entering a classroom with a teacher preparing students for the future. Instead, you enter a space where social activists are working hard doing the real work of m aking the world a better place today addressing causes about which they are passionate.
Education has far out-stretched its humble beginning that only involved reading, writing and understanding the subjects taught. With changing dynamics, students have evolved from information gatherers to learners looking for practical learning that extends beyond examinations and classrooms. Learning today, breaks the barriers of curriculum, seeping into the nuances of
It’s not every day that we get to look into the future of learning. But with recent artificial intelligence development in China’s classrooms, we’re taking a sneak peek of what it will look like. China is already positioning itself as the powerhouse for artificial intelligence (AI) innovation in general, but the country’s use of the technology in the classroom is trail-blazing.
I’m really excited to feature today’s guest post by Tanya Avrith, educational technology consultant and former teacher. As she describes below, she’s put in her classroom time and seen first-hand the way technology use has changed the way kids communicate and learn. As one of the brains behind the Lester B.