Educational reading…

  • The most impressive video on educational technology I’ve seen in a long time – also see here. Knewton analytics breaks down a subject into small learning chunks and compares how children interact with each chunk and compares this to the learning trajectories of all other students registered (past and present) allowing it to customize learning for every child. Wow. Scroll down and click on the little Mac screen.
  • Live and interactive feedback from students with smartphones…see here
  • What does the future of education look like? Specifically, how will technology and the Internet influence the future of education. Read here for some interesting predictions. Also see this super impressive map of the future…
  • The top 12 education stories of 2012
  • Interesting honors thesis from Wesleyan University in the States looking at unionism (SADTU) in Umlazi KZN.
  • Quote of the day: “The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated.” – Ted Hughes via brain pickings

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