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Prepare Our Kids for Life, Not Standardized Tests | Ted Dintersmith | TEDxFargo

24-Apr-2018 by in category Children, Education, Teaching tagged as , , , ,

Every year parents and kids prepare themselves for exams. Especially for those facing those big exams. Nevertheless, sometimes parents can get carried away and are already stressing out their kids tests from the first year of school. But are exams and tests that are really going to help our kids equip themselves with life skills [...]

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What makes a good teacher great? | Azul Terronez | TEDxSantoDomingo

21-Jul-2017 by in category Education, Teaching

Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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What’s the fastest way to alphabetize your bookshelf? – Chand John

3-May-2017 by in category Computer Science, Learn to Code, Productivity

Do you have a library of books? How about a DVD or music collection. How many ways are there to sort your collection. What if you have a huge collection? What is the fastest way to sort? The following are 3 different types of sorting algorithm Bubble Sort Insertion Sort Quick Sort

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New experiments in self-teaching | Sugata Mitra |

27-Apr-2017 by in category Education, Technology tagged as , ,

During #TEDEdChat, Sonya Sharififard (@ssharififard) co-hosts on inspiring leadership in the classroom. Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could [...]

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Important skills for future jobs

7-Mar-2017 by in category Computer Science, Creative Learning, Education tagged as , , ,

Designed by Freepik When we think about our childrens education, we also need to think about what are the skills that they will need in their future when they are in their working years. A lot of times we cannot look at the current job market requirements because in ten years many things could change. [...]

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Your Brain on Video Games

23-Feb-2017 by in category Computer Games, Education, Video tagged as ,

How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask. Daphne Bavelier is a professor at the University of Geneva, who studies cognitive neuroscience. Watch this TEDx talk. [...]

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Learning to code will help you prepare for the jobs of tomorrow

13-Feb-2017 by in category Gamion

Tech firms are going back to school. Find out what middle-school kids have got to do with populism—and why "learning to learn" will be key to many people's futures, whatever their age. This video was published by The Economist.

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Gaming for Education: Video Games Have Educational Value

23-Jan-2017 by in category Computer Games, Gamion

Designed by Freepik Well done games are literature. They’re amazing and it’s just a different kind of a way to experience something.Liz Fiacco, Video game designer Video games has had some bad reputation in the past. Mainly due to the effects of violence and lack of moral values that some games have. Unfortunately this generalize classification [...]

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Learning with Video Games

20-Jan-2017 by in category Computer Games, Education, Video

Can we learn from playing video games? Watch this video and see how we video games can be use in learning. Play World of Warcraft to learn about cross functional teams in real life work environment James Gee is an American researcher who has worked in psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, bilingual education, and literacy. Gee is [...]

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Bridging the Gap between Graduation and Workforce

19-Jan-2017 by in category Education, Future Workforce, Gamion tagged as , ,

Remember the survey conducted by JobStreet? It as about how employers were asked why it was hard for fresh graduates to get hired and the top cited reason by 68% of respondents was that fresh graduates ask for unrealistic salaries and benefits. Well, it is understandable that their expectations was driven by the higher cost [...]

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