Just sharing some ideas about what we're up to as we prepare to roll out the new "Learning Theater" service to the TC community (and beyond!): see my post over on my Pressible site, Art as Work.
Relying on instructions in digital and physical environments can be an indicator of poor design according to an article in ProPublica. This is worth thinking about as we develop the Learning Theater, the library, and our digital tools.
I am attending the 2016 Social Good Summit at the 92nd Street Y. The summit is a "two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world." I was able to secure a Digital Media Pass (thanks to EdLab). The summit is the precursor to the UN General Assembly week.
This slideshow highlights some of the most "exquisite" libraries across the world. It seems there is still some magic around libraries that continues to capture the imagination.
Summer is perhaps the most favorite time of the year for most students. However, there is an emerging trend among high achieving students and how they spend their summers. These students are “previewing”; enrolling in summer classes to skip ahead and qualify for higher-level subjects.
By now, we're well aware of the power of 3D printing. Sure, we've heard of 3D printed casts, cars, and shoes... but rhino horns? It's a thing.
From the ancient to modern times, music has become one of the most influential tools used to spread important information. Music education is a way to help children learn in different and exciting ways. Research shows that students who learn music methods excel in their academics way more than those who do not.