Liesbeth Marckx sent me this overview and I think there is some good advice in it. I can imagine that synchronous learning can be a thing now and I shouldn’t abolish this in these desperate times by definition, but in this poster, there is a strong emphasis on how to survive this situation both as… Read More Good advice for online instructors
I received this study through my wife as she suggested that I probably would be interested. She does know me well. This new study from the University of Washington suggests that a natural aptitude for learning languages is a stronger predictor of learning to program than basic math knowledge. Do note: a stronger predictor doesn’t… Read More Aptitude for learning languages is a stronger predictor of learning to program than basic math
Larry Cuban collected more funny cartoons for nostalgic readers…
Jos Ruelen sent this one to me:
I found this cartoon via Larry Cuban who shared more cartoons on technology on his blog.
This is the slidedeck, but Audrey Watters also wrote everything down here. Donald Clark did have a different take on this talk worth mentioning.
Sara Hjelm pointed me to this new, Swedish report on giving every child a laptop in education. The conclusion is pretty clear: On average, we find no significant impact of 1:1 programs on student performance, as measured by their results on national standardized tests in mathematics and language at the end of lower secondary school.… Read More New Swedish report on 1 laptop per child: no benefits for learning, possible negative effect on equality