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Dean Mantz

The Secret Life of the Brain : 3-D Brain Anatomy - 0 views

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    Interactive 3-D brain. You can explore it by area or function.
Tom McHale

Your Brain on Computers - Attached to Technology and Paying a Price - NYTimes.com - 10 views

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    This is your brain on computers. Scientists say juggling e-mail, phone calls and other incoming information can change how people think and behave. They say our ability to focus is being undermined by bursts of information.
Dean Mantz

Technology Changes Technology| The Committed Sardine - 13 views

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    From Ian Jukes website: video interview on CNN Dr. Gary Small discusses his book iBrain and how technology changes the brain.
Jennifer Dorman

In Case You Missed It: Assessments for Learning: a Briefing on Performance-Based Assessments :: The Forum for Education and Democracy - 0 views

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    ""Learning requires creating active patterns in the brain," said Baker. "We're working with people with functional MRIs as they learn particular things and it's really different from taking multiple choice tests. It isn't just our allegation. It turns out to be physiologically different." Baker went on to describe how teachers scoring demonstrations could be taught to eliminate subjectivity and bias and how technology was making the use of performance-based assessments more cost effective."
Dean Mantz

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction - NYTimes.com - 9 views

  • On YouTube, “you can get a whole story in six minutes,” he explains. “A book takes so long. I prefer the immediate gratification.
  • Researchers say the lure of these technologies
  • is particularly powerful for young peopl
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  • Their brains are rewarded
  • not for staying on task but for jumping to the next thing
  • I am trying to take back their attention from their BlackBerrys and video games,” he says. “To a degree, I’m using technology to do it
  • Last semester, his grade point average was 2.3 after a D-plus in English and an F in Algebra II. He got an A in film critique. “He’s a kid caught between two worlds,” said Mr. Reilly — one that is virtual and one with real-life demands.
Jennifer Dorman

BrainyActs!!: About the Brain - 22 views

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    Welcome to BrainyActs!! - a moderated collection of video resources from the web to help understand, explain and demystify that most mysterious of organs.
Kecia Waddell, PhD

ProProfs: Knowledge Sharing Tools & Free Online Education - 0 views

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    ProProfs provides FREE knowledge sharing tools & FREE online education! Create polls, quizzes, flash cards, brain games, wiki, etc. Check it out!
John Evans

Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012 | Edutopia - 26 views

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    " Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning "
Nigel Coutts

Making as Problem Based Learning - 0 views

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    Recently many of our Year Six students have been involved in projects that require them to utilise the brain of a maker. Facing challenges involving the exploration of how everyday objects are manufactured and while responding to their 'Genius Hour' ambitions they are facing a new set of problems and discovering the joy that comes from solving these with their hands as much as their brains.
Alex Parker

Breakthrough chip design takes key step towards replicating human brain - 1 views

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    Developed by an international team of researchers from the Universities of Oxford, Exeter and Münster, the chip contains a network of artificial neurons and synapses that respond to light, rather than electrical inputs. This allows the chip to mimic the behaviour of human neurons and their synapses.
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