Why Teachers and Students Need to Learn about Their Brains in the Digital Age
For good and bad, technology changes our brains. But then again, so does every experience we have. So what are our brains doing and becoming in the digital age?
STEM and SEL: A Perfect Match
In this Webinar, we will explore the driving forces behind the push for STEM and SEL, the relationship between SEL and STEM, and the underlying skills that support both. We hope to show that, far from being disconnected, the two are, indeed, a perfect match.
STEM and SEL: Inseparable Partners
Recent media coverage of research at Google reinforces the abundant studies on what employers seek from their employees. Technical skills may be important, but so-called soft skills are also indispensable.
McKinsey Report: Future Jobs Require More Advanced Cognitive Capabilities
According to Mckinsey, the skills needed for the jobs of the future are in the process of shifting as technology replaces predictable, repetitive work. Jobs of the future will require more advanced cognitive capabilities.
Technology and Brains: The Good, the Bad, the Unknown
This webinar will explore what brain research is telling us about the best and worst aspects of video games, cell phones and Internet search. We will discuss the impact of technologies.
An Interview with Dr. Douglas Gentile
Join us for an interview with Dr. Gentile in which we plan to explore his research and scientific conclusions on media violence.
Helping Homework-Trapped Students
An article in the Washington Post newspaper caught my attention recently. It talked about “homework-trapped students.” In the article, Dr. Kenneth Goldberg, a clinical psychologist and author, describes students who
Facebook and Students’ Brains
I don’t know very many people who don’t have a Facebook account. And everyone who does have one seems to be using it more and more. That is, all but
The Economic Value of Cognitive Skills Development
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published a report on the economic value of improved educational outcomes, entitled The High Cost of Low Educational Performance, which describe
Does This Really Work?
This report, published in Learning and Leading with Technology, by the International Society for Technology in Education, discusses why some technology implementations are more successful than others. It explains how technology implementation can borrow from the scientific method to improve implementation effectiveness and incorporates principles from the Software and Information Industry Association SIIA’s Software Implementation Toolkit for Educators.