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9 years ago
I stumbled across this and thought it was interesting "To design with technology we must unlearn everything we know"
9 years ago
Here are this week's best of the best, brought to you by the New Learning Times (NLT) team: I. What is the purpose of education? Kim Jones of Curriki explores how it has changed Full story from Forbes II. A different kind of mobile learning: Filmmaker takes voter education on-the-go in Ghana with the help of a traveling movie theater Full story from Good Education III. Going beyond the A,B,Cs... what is the future of Apps for young children? Full story from The Huffington Post IV. Seminal article on the current and future role of mobile technology in our lives... will impact how we learn, lead and live Full story from Time Techland V. The Race-to-the-Top funding race is on... and the winners are? Full story from The Huffington Post
9 years ago
Here are New Learning Times' top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. The Race-to-the-Top funding race is on... and the winners are? Full story from The Huffington Post II. A firm...er date on the One Laptop Per Child tablet Full story from Engadget III. Fight! Open source and traditional textbooks go head to head in this revealing infographic Full story from The Digital Reader IV. Are our leaders reading less? Is this a problem? Full story from Harvard Business Review V. Safety first... Security tips for Gen Y Full story from Mashable
9 years ago
Here are New Learning Times' top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. How one ex-med student is upsetting the status quo of academic publishing with ResearchGate Full story from Wired II. Pearson teams with science partners to increase STEM offerings on its gamified, adaptive tutoring platform Full story from Minshift III. What to do with all the unloved CDs and DVDs? Fugitsu's recycling them into computers! Full story from Engadget IV. The ugly side of politics in the digital revolution: An esteemed art educator loses his position after getting tangled up in an e-book chokehold Full story from Good Education V. Viva la library! Why they're more important than ever Full story from Fast Company
9 years ago
Here are New Learning Times's (NLT) top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. Rampant plagiarism in free, online, no-credit courses. WHY? Full story from The Chronicle of Higher Education II. Going beyond the A,B,Cs... what is the future of Apps for young children? Full story from The Huffington Post III. Is an unstoppable education bubble on the horizon? Full story from Forbes IV. Seminal article on the current and future role of mobile technology in our lives... will impact how we learn, lead and live. Full story from Time Techland V. Fight! Open source and traditional textbooks go head to head Full story from The Digital Reader
9 years ago
Here are New Learning Times' (NLT) top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. Will "Medium" re-invent digital publishing? Twitter? Full story from Mashable II. What is the purpose of education today compared to yesteryear? Full story from Forbes III. Khan Academy's latest foray into computer science silences critics and has would-be programmers, along with constructivists, cheering Full story from Wired IV. How to encourage replicable scientific research. Spoiler alert: It involves badges. Full story from Slate V. A different kind of mobile learning: Filmmaker takes voter education on-the-go in Ghana with the help of a traveling movie theater Full story from Good Magazine
9 years ago
Here are New Learning Times' (NLT) top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. MIT debuts ChemLab Boot Camp, reality web-based TV series Full story from Inside Higher Ed II. One tablet per child? Full story from Fox News III. Pearson to launch a degree-granting institution of Higher Ed in Great Britain Full story from The Wall Street Journal IV. An educational renaissance of sorts: Why some schools are moving back to the master-as-teacher approach Full story from Technapex V. Creators of the Flip camera turn to flipped classrooms: How they plan to revolutionize education Full story from Gigaom
9 years ago
I stumbled upon this while look for High Five stories... sounds very LaunchPad-esque to me. Wondering what we might do to distinguish ourselves from other resources already available. Full story from The Corridor of Uncertainty.
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9 years ago
Here are New Learning Times' (NLT) top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. An intelligent textbook Full story from New Scientist II. Is England about to start a game-changing trend in higher education and social entrepreneurship? Full story from Home Page Daily III. Get ready for silicon Ganges: Why India's the next big thing in Edtech Full story from Abcnews IV. Virginia's got the right idea: All high school students must take an online course to graduate Full story from Technapex V. First Canadian university to offer free online courses through Coursera Full story from The Globe and Mail
9 years ago
As our week-long pilot for New Learning Times' (NLT) High Five continues.... Here are NLT's top picks of the day of most interesting stories on learning: I. Abolish the classroom-factory Full story from Coexist II. This is why your kid knows more about computers than you do Full story from Slate III. Will we be learning on Mars in the near future? Full story from AbcNews IV. Boundless persists through lawsuits in attempt to bust textbook publisher cartel Full story from TechCrunch V. Are AP courses a sham? Why some high schools are opting out Full story from Mindshift