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The nature of one’s interactions when moving within and across physical environments can have a huge impact in defining his or her experience. One interdisciplinary approach to describing, representing, and interpreting these interactions is known as interaction geography. School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology postdoctoral fellow,
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We know games can help students improve math skills or better grasp scientific concepts but they also have the capacity to convince people of all ages that environmental conversation is worthwhile. The Nairobi-based tech startup, Internet of Elephants helps people connect to animals through immersive digital produ...
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In case you missed it, following are everyone's productivity tips, hope they're helpful for you.Unplug. - Patrick MatherlyRelated Reading: How Being Bored Out of Your Mind Makes You More Creative (3 mins read)Change Enviro...
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From navigating the subway system, to curling up with a Game of Thrones novel, to taking a standardized test; spatial thinking greatly influences how we engage with material both in the classroom and in the world. In July 2018, Daniel Ness of St. John’s University, Stephen Farenga from the City University of New York at Queens College, and Salvatore Garofalo from the City Universit...
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There are many barriers standing between digital archives and the patrons they are intended to serve, including distrust and disapproval of digital collections, challenges in accessing technology, and lack of training opportunities for educators. Kalli Mathios is all too familiar with these concerns as an EdLab Library Services Associate and assistant branch manager at the Marcy Li...
I had the pleasure of volunteering at and attending the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) annual International conference 'UXPA 2018' in Puerto Rico last week (June 25th - June 28th).
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The number of times a student highlights a page or how many hours before a test that student chooses to review notes might not look like much to most professors. But to Phil Winne, it’s data. Winne is a professor in the faculty of education at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada ...
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The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines social and emotional learning (SEL) as “the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.” In other words, how to be a person! Or, at least, how to be a tolerable person. ...
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From Interactive Telecommunications Program graduate to MediaLab director at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to current research fellow at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation and adjunct professor at the Anthropology School , Marco Castro Cosio has an extensive history with collaborative innovation and play in the l...
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Elementary and middle school teachers are often struggling to find ways to foster a true interest in science in their classrooms. The answer? Killer snails! Not only are killer snails a fascinating predator from the deep but it is also the name of a brand new creator of science games that inspires a love of science in users of all ages.