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De-schooling ideas in an institutional context

We need schools like these in Canada. This seems a very important approach to foster and facilitate innovation and creation…. Source: Pourquoi j’ai créé une école où les enfants font ce qu’ils veulent. | Ramïn Farhangi | TEDxSaclay    

Chapter 5: In Search of A Sensory Health Model (draft)

Time is timeless and knowledge priceless if you believe you are the breath of life versus the embodiment of life. – Cindy Blackstock Highly sensitive children are often healthy. Unfortunately, in our modern world, their ability to notice subtle changes in the environment can trigger major sensory stress. As we saw in chapter 4, the … Continue reading

A Third Grader’s Plea For More Game-Based Learning | MindShift

Third grader Cordell Steiner makes a pretty convincing argument for using video games in the classroom in this TEDx talk. He describes feeling more motivated to learn and master new skills because of his eagerness to beat his own high score or finish before the clock runs out. He says he used to be bored … Continue reading

Big Brother is watching Facebook and Twitter – tech – 21 June 2012 – New Scientist

The US government wants to monitor activity on social networks to get hints of political unrest SATIRICAL newspaper The Onion recently described Facebook as a project of the Central Intelligence Agency. “After years of secretly monitoring the public, we were astounded,” a fictional agency deputy director told Congress. He was happy that Facebook users voluntarily … Continue reading

Taylor & Francis Online :: Negative Relations Between Pacifier Use and Emotional Competence – Basic and Applied Social Psychology – Volume 34, Issue 5

Taylor & Francis Online :: Negative Relations Between Pacifier Use and Emotional Competence – Basic and Applied Social Psychology – Volume 34, Issue 5. Negative Consequences of Pacifier Use on Emotional Intelligence Facial mimicry – recognising and copying outward displays of emotion – plays a key role in the development of emotional understanding. Can a … Continue reading

Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability

Multi-Sensory Intelligence is not a disability. I am starting to see a pattern in my readings and what I am observing in our experiences here.  Our body and it’s many biological, emotional, social, spiritual  and physical sensors form a very complex natural communication system that is not limited to feeding the inner self.  This system … Continue reading

Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age on Vimeo

Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age on Vimeo on Vimeo Einstein, YouTube, and New Media Literacies in the Connected Age by DML Research Hub Plus 1 year ago / Creative Commons License: by nc Angela Maiers helps schools and educators understand and implement new media literacy programs and practices. She is … Continue reading