Friday, 12 July 2013

How To Make the Most of Your Creative Mind Mapping..Tony Buzan

Tony Buzan, Author, educationalist and the creator of Mind Mapping (R)

The inventor of the Mind Map returns to the "Learning Technologies Conference" to lead a specially designed one-hour workshop on creativity. 

The aim: that you step out of the door with a set of tools that you can use immediately to enhance your creative thinking, capture it, and put it to work for you.

In this workshop, international author and expert on memory, creativity and the human mind Tony Buzan takes us through a range of techniques for harnessing the natural creativity of the human mind.

and his TED talk

Thursday, 11 July 2013

if encouraged they do the wonders...

Over 85 percent of all pancreatic cancers are diagnosed late, when someone has less than two percent chance of survival. How could this be? 
Jack Andraka talks about how he developed a promising early detection test for pancreatic cancer that’s super cheap, effective and non-invasive -- all before his 16th birthday.
A paper on carbon nanotubes, a biology lecture on antibodies and a flash of insight led 15-year-old Jack Andraka to design a cheaper, more sensitive cancer detector.

By filling up the free time of children with repetitive tasks of little educational value, students were transformed into thoughtless grade makers.....

And also this video provides a answer for those who rises a point 'what is the use of internet and technology' for students.

Change.........if encouraged they do the wonders...

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

7 ways that technology is transforming education

Juan Lopez-Valcarcel is Chief Digital Officer at education and publishing company Pearson. In his talk, he noted that education is a $4 trillion industry – that’s three times bigger than the mobile industry. Lopez-Valcarcel took us through seven trends in the education technology space,take a break for whatever you’re doing, grab a coffee and watch…
Is what MIT did in Ethiopia with tablets (7:50) model for many places in the developing worlds?
original article:7 ways that technology

Creating Classrooms That Work

In this heartfelt TEDxBeaconStreet talk, education innovator Esther Wojcicki shares the simple but powerful formula she used to raise three highly successful children and to build one of the most dynamic and successful high school media studies programs in the U.S. Her method (TRICK) frees teachers to be learning resources, not just lecturers; engages students and empowers them to teach themselves and each other; and accelerates learning-by-doing in a collaborative, hands-on environment that mirrors the real world of contemporary media.

What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.
With Coursera, Daphne Koller and co-founder Andrew Ng are bringing courses from top colleges online, free, for anyone who wants to take them. 
can any organisation come forward to do it school education to help the kids...
i like it and hope so sooner....

Monday, 8 July 2013

Planets and Stars-size and scale

The  universe: planets and stars. 

where am i  in this scale????

Authentic Assessment

Formative Assessment_The Classroom Experiment.

In this two-part series, theory and practice meet head on as education expert Professor Dylan Wiliam sets up an experimental school classroom. For one term, he takes over a Year 8 class at a secondary comprehensive to test simple ideas that he believes could improve the quality of our children's education.