quarta-feira, 29 de fevereiro de 2012
terça-feira, 28 de fevereiro de 2012
Computer games which can be controlled by eye movements are being developed by researchers at a UK university.
The project at De Montfort University aims to allow severely-disabled youngsters to play computer games.
Learning to control games by eye tracking is also intended to help disabled children navigate real-world environments
Some readers say 3D technology engages students, but they're not ready to spend money on it yet
segunda-feira, 27 de fevereiro de 2012
What Kids are Reading 2012 found that the difficulty level of books read by boys is no longer generally lower than girls.
The report, written by Professor Keith Topping of Dundee University, analysed what more than 210,000 British primary and secondary school children are reading for pleasure.
sexta-feira, 24 de fevereiro de 2012
quinta-feira, 23 de fevereiro de 2012
This is just a short post in which I want to share with you a funny but informative picture about the alphabets and how they can are taught in our digital era. Technology and especially mobile tech is crawling into every facet of our life. Our students and learners are extensively using and depending on it to do their everyday chores.
Manoj Basu, whose father is a driver and mother, a maid, did not allow his background to affect his willingness to learn about robotics and make a vacuum cleaner for other children. A student of class IX from Lord Mahavira School, Noida, he and his team members showcased the project in I CAN, a one-day festival organised by Dreaming Child Productions and Vidya and Child School in the NCR region recently.
Need a way to keep your kids quiet while traveling, entertained at a restaurant or just want to teach them some facts? More and more parents are letting their kids aged 11 and under loose on a tablet device.
Ariel Sacks, who is working on a book, reflects on the difficulties of being a teacher and writing about it at the same time:
Like Virginia Woolf argued in A Room of One's Own—a woman cannot be expected to write while she's cooking and taking care of children in a confined space. Her writing will suffer.
MONTREAL - Concordia University researchers set out to answer a "big picture" question: Does computer technology have a positive effect overall on learning in the classroom? "There have been lots of arguments both pro and con regarding this issue, (like) is it worth the investment," said professor Richard Schmid, chairman of Concordia's education department.
quarta-feira, 22 de fevereiro de 2012
There is something happening which is long overdue yet incredibly exciting. Academia is tackling reality. Disruption in higher education is getting sexy, and it's going to change the world. Social entrepreneurship, the often practitioner-focused undertaking of merging meaning and money, has caught the eye of countless universities around the world.