Worth sharing again: What's the most epic photo...
One of the best posts on Quora: What’s the most epic photo ever taken? The image below is voted first, what do you think it is?
Some m-Learning resources
Look for Apps for productivity and play with them, search for flashcard apps search in the app store. Look at arisgames.org. You can find a lot of resources here at designingmlearning and at learnlets. Or follow Clark’s blog at Quinnovation. And have a look at the float learning primer and the ADL mobile’s guide. Finally there is Jenni Parker’s mobile learning toolkit full of ideas on how to...
As I am involved in a project that aims to raise the math level of so-called ‘vulnerable groups’ in Latin America, this is a rather relevant topic. Stereotype threat is a phenomenon in social psychology that describes how an experience of anxiety or concern emerges in a situation where a person has the potential to confirm a negative stereotype about their social group (Wikipedia). It...
Embodied cognition - the pencil and the smile →
Embodied cognition reflects the argument that the motor system influences our cognition, just as the mind influences bodily actions. For example, when participants hold a pencil in their teeth engaging the muscles of a smile, they comprehend pleasant sentences faster than unpleasant ones. And it works in reverse: holding a pencil in their teeth to engage the muscles of a frown increases the time...