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As you have heard, Hui Soo and I are at the Transitions 18 Conference on next generation learning spaces.  The conference is being held at Canyon Valley High School in Phoenix.  To get things started Hui Soo sprung into action capturing photos. I took a more meta perspective in capturing the capturing process.
a month ago
Have you ever attended a presentation during an event and noticed someone near the front of the room, off to the side, drawing on a large sheet of paper or whiteboard, ultimately creating something that looks like this?Image: Liisa Sorsa @ Drawing Chang...
Following today’s D&R, I wanted to share a list of resources to further explore more the connection between visual note-taking and learning. You'll need your library UNI login to access these articles. Paivio, A., & Clark, J. M. (1991). Dual coding theory and education. Educational Psychology Review, 3(3), 149-210
a month ago
It's been more that 10 days since the New York Times reported on the record number of migrant children being detained by the U.S. government:Population levels at federally contracted shelters for migrant children have quietly shot up more than fivefold since last summer, according to data obtained by The New York Times, reaching a total of 12,800 this month. There were 2,400 such children in custody in May 2017.
Check out a DSI Seminar on the COSMOS project that will bring high bandwidth, low latency wireless to our neighborhood. What new learning applications can you imagine with this new testbed? “Sense, Collect and Move Data” DSI Center Seminar
Python has grown in popularity in recent years. This article in the Economist talks about how python has become a hit with individuals interested in learning a programming language. Python was created by Dutch computer scientist Guido van Rossum in the late 1980s. Van Rossum w...
Hi! I've had many requests a summary of new Apple stuff from their keynote last week. I highlight the main ideas and what I think is interesting. I embedded lots of links if you want more details.New Phones:In General: The new iPhones have updated processors that Apple calls the A12 Bionic. Besides a snappy UI, the new chip is suppose to bring to fruition the next generation of apps, which Apple is betting will be using augmented reality.There are also new cameras on these phones. Better focus on subjects....
2 months ago
At the D&R today I shared that it might be useful for EdLab/Library staff members to become more familiar with some of the literature on learning (Patrick echoed a similar thought). Here are some resources on learning, broadly defined, to help us get started:Natriello, G. (2007). Imagining, seeking, inventing: the future of learning and the emerging discovery ...
2 months ago
Step into Everett Cafe and visit our latest Cafe Book Collection, Bear and Eagle: Something More Than Intelligence. This exhibit explores the US-Russia relationship with books offering insight into the policies, history and circumstances that have led these two countries to this current moment in time. Curated by Jennifer GovanDes...
2 months ago
Hey EdLabbers!I want to remind everyone to vote in the New York primary election this Thursday, September 13th. Because elections are usually on Tuesdays, there is expected to be an even lower turnout than usual, so be sure to remind your friends and family of the date as well.This is an important one, as we will be electing a Governor, Attorney General, and multiple state Senate seats. This has been a troublesome year for New York, because we have had several Democratic senators actually caucus against t...