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Breadcrumbs seems at first glance to be a math practice app, but the real lessons focus on the process of solving problems. The app, developed as a prototype by the EDesign Lab, gives students the freedom to solve math problems in their own way through sketching, taking notes, testing theories, and erasing failed strategies. ...
Our comments from the OCLC Library Design Webinar, Flexible Spaces — Flexible Futures. A full recording of this webinar is now available.
January 10, 2014's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team 1. Should the Forbes education list feature some actual educators? Full story from The Principal of Change 2. This year may bring big changes for testing. Full story from The Atlan...
January 4, 2014's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team 1. Innovative ideas from the Amazon of higher education. Full story from Slate 2. Law school is definitely changing, probably not doomed.
January 3, 2014's top stories on learning, carefully selected by the NLT Team 1. 2014 will be the year of personalized learning. Full story from Edsurge 2. New requirements put pressure on poor private schools in India.
Iversity began as a course management platform and professional collaboration site for academics. The Berlin-based startup has recently fractured into two sites un.iversity, which houses the institutional product and iversity, which is expanding the idea of a connected university by offering massive open online courses. The MOOC site...
Elevatr is a business planning app that focuses on early stage startups. The central feature is a structured planning dialogue that helps prospective founders think deeply about their product in the initial stages of development. The app guides users through creating and expressing their ideas, assessing potential customers, building a landing page, and moving through initial testing. During this process, users ar...
Title: Broadening the Notion of Participation in Online Discussions: Examining Patterns in Learners’ Online Listening Behaviors (2013) Authors: Alyssa Friend Wise, Jennifer Speer, Farshid Marbouti, & Ying-Ting Hsiao Source: Instructional Science Research Question: It is easy to observe online "speaking" via partici...
Title: Writing Like a Scientist: Exploring Elementary Teachers’ Understandings and Practices of Writing in Science (2013) Authors: Nicole J. Glen & Sharon Dotger Source: Journal of Science Teacher Education Research Questions: Do elementary school teachers understand the purpose of scientific writing? Does their understa...
Title: The Variables Related to Public Acceptance of Evolution in the United States (2013) Authors: Benjamin C. Heddy & Louis S. Nadelson Source: Evolution: Education and Outreach Research Question: Do factors like religiosity, educational attainment, average teacher salary, and GDP per capita affect the teach...