Today’s huge front page NY Times article from the “Education Disrupted” series may be of interest to those eagerly anticipating the Sept 18th EdLab seminar from the team developing a special issue of TCR on teachers' use of social media as professional development. "Teachers Promote Their Brands, Drawing Fans and Controversy" (online title Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues) spotlights Kayla Delzer, a third grade educator in North Dakota. ...
Please add comments below from your observations and suggestions on the Mars Playtest Seminar.THANK YOU!-mars team
Data Storytelling - 5/2 DNR presentationForbes Articlehttps://www.forbes.com/sites/brentdykes/2016/03/31/data-storytelling-the-essential-data-science-skill-everyone-needs/#5ffe125852adExamples of XMA datahttp://rhizr.com/rz/PfG33R9BYtKZtPSCm/xma-module-4-2017...
This Wednesday, at the Research Team Share-out EdLab Seminar, I will be
presenting some of the work the research team and I have done to make the best use of the Quuppa location tracking system. I will focus on a paper we recently wrote titled "Cluster Analysis of Real Time Location Data - An Application of Gaussian Mixture Models" Breaking down the title, we are trying to identify groups or clusters within a snapshot of 2-dimensional (x,y) Quuppa location data by using a statistical concept called Gaussian Mixture Models. In my presentation I will also highli...
This reading made me think of the term, “Action Frames.“ When I received my MFA, we were asked to set a door and a frame to each bit of action. To increase the drama on the stage, we set obstacles that made completing the action more challenging. Creating action within the given circumstances of the play was within the core of the actor on the stage.
Before we created frames of action, we considered both intention and obstacle. It was great to consider topography and movement. When we look at choreography, there so many sequences and so much possibility, and I like how the reading fr...
Thanks Gonzalo and Pan for a great wall!
To get ready for our July 1 EdLab Seminar where we will consider ways to re-design the EdLab Seminar, it is important for everyone to read "On Seminars, Rituals, and Cowboys" by Richard Quantz.
This article is from the Teachers College Record and is available online at:
Please read this BEFORE coming to the seminar!
Please be sure to MARKUP the article as you read it and be sure to BRING the article with you to the seminar.
Reactions to an idea discussed in an
EdLab Seminar by Elizabeth Ciabocchi, Ed.D.
Competency-based learning (CBL), along with advances in technology, could ultimately help bring about a separation of concerns that might lead to a university structured very differently from the entity we know today.
Accreditation: CBL could decouple the university's role as grantor of accreditation -- gatekeeper -- from its many other functions. It could lead to the separation of other entities from the university as well.
CBL can enable...
World famine has always been one of the major issues tackled by the United Nations (UN) since its inception. Every year, millions of people all around the world die of hunger. In 1961, the UN formed the World Food Programme to help distribute food to those in need. Overall, this program has been one of the most effective UN programs. It was responsible for feeding over 90 million people in 80 countries just last year alone. One of the strategies the program uses to distribute food is through local markets. I...
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