A long time ago, when I was a child in school, I had trouble learning my times-tables. Back then, it was expected that students would acquire this important life skill through rote memorization. And every student was expected to be able to recite the table up to 12×12. 144! I… Read More »The dissonance of DataMan
As is common for someone as interested in social media and education as I am, I regularly come across articles and studies such as the one referenced in this article on CNN. And the first thing that comes to mind is: Well, DUH! Because these results are not surprising at… Read More »Are Mobile Devices Distracting? Of Course!
Video learning came to mind as I was thinking about how e-books and digital textbooks don’t have to just be a text-dump copy of the paper book. Since the digital format of an e-book allows for interactive elements, video, and other digital assets to aid in comprehension, why wouldn’t we… Read More »Tips (and gripes) on using video in learning