In Need Of A New Toy For Your Child?

December 31, 2011

Teaching, Training, and Learning http://www.facebook.com/RWLLearning Making Learning 508 Compliant and Accessible http://www.facebook.com/pages/Making-Learning-508-Compliant-and-Accessible/95298389507?sk=info Interested in stimulating your kid’s brains and making them smarter? Ken Gibson and Tanya Mitchell created a free list to help parents shop for toys, games and brain activities that will help improve your children’s learning. The list describes the games and its [...]

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“Change the way we learn- or change the way we teach?”

December 21, 2011

Teaching, Training and Learning http://www.facebook.com/#!/RWLLearning Making Learning 508 Compliant and Accessible http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Making-Learning-508-Compliant-and-Accessible/95298389507 Are You serious http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Are-You-Serious/181656175217770 RWL Tech http://readwritetechnology.com/ Teaching is all about the relationship between teacher and students and the tools the teacher uses to help impart knowledge. Thousands of teachers across the world have been using screen casting and mastery learning for many [...]

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Don’t train ‘rules.’. Teach ‘guidelines!’

December 14, 2011

Today’s learning was results based. Today I learned that persevering, focus, hard work and following your instinct pays off, … I also relearned that procrastination comes in many different disguises… Time to evaluate training strongly … is it training for the sake of training? Who does it benefit? Why is the learner doing it? Are [...]

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Just in time learning…

December 13, 2011

Over the past three days I realized that, while I learn lots every day, over the past few days I realized that tests enable the learner to acknowledge what they learned. Today I learned many things. Through ‘research based learning’ I learned how the National Park Service manage their tenanted properties, through ‘reference based learning’ [...]

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The Place of Tablets as a Learning Technology: state of the art or myth?

December 9, 2011

Today, as tablets are rapidly spreading into our lives, the validity of using PDAs, desktops, netbooks, or laptops is  decreasing. As expected, this rapid change in technology directly affects educational technologies. 10 years ago, we used only computer-based distance education; since then distance education has been offered through both synchronous and asynchronous programs via a variety of mobile devices, [...]

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Recognizing True Creativity

December 7, 2011

RWL Tech http://www.readwritetechnology.com/ Teaching, Training and Learning http://www.facebook.com/RWLLearning Making Learning 508 Compliant and Accessible  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Making-Learning-508-Compliant-and-Accessible/95298389507 Recognizing True Creativity By: PSY Blog Are we part of society that finds it hard to recognize a true creative idea? Do you find it scary, or hard to achieve a new task that has a creative background behind it? [...]

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Welcome to my little project!

December 6, 2011

When Gary asked me to be a contributor I was both excited and nervous, after an initial flood of ideas I started to realize how random and unconnected they were, I felt that I couldn’t find a continuity, several drafts later I realized I needed a new approach. For the next 45 days I have [...]

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Programming Serendipity

November 28, 2011

Over the last two months, I have been completely engaged in writing a book for ASTD press on what a next generation learning system is going to look like. I have trolled through dozens and dozens of articles, read books, spoken to some very bright people and all these resources support this grand vision of [...]

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Adobe Drops support for Mobile Flash

November 15, 2011

The past 11 months have seen every major authoring tool vendor announce or release support for creating e-learning content in HTML 5 format. For those of you not in tune with what’s been happening in the e-learning world, here’s a very brief summary: Flash has long been the primary format for e-learning content and up [...]

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News from Europe: Future of learning is informal

November 10, 2011

A new report has been issued, ‘The Future of Learning: Preparing for Change,’ has just been released by Institute for Prospective Technological Studies. This report aims to identify, understand and visualise major changes to learning in the future. It developed a descriptive vision of the future, based on existing trends and drivers, and a normative [...]

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