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MIT: Free Creative Learning course - A course for designers, technologists, and educators interested in creative learning.

Mitch Resnick and others at the MIT Media Lab are offering a free online course starting February 11. Check it out! This might be a great opportunity to learn more about learning and experience some of the different ways online learning can be offered in a more interactive fashion.Click on the link below for information.http://learn.media.mit.edu/index.htmlSee More
Jan 31, 2013
James Stork replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education?
"In order for collaboration to be effective, each member of the group must have a good foundation of knowledge about the subject at hand. The member with the most knowledge will typically present the most applicable ideas, and the members with the…"
Jan 22, 2013
James Stork replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education?
"I have to correct what I said in my last entry for this thread. I have just learned that studies have shown that working collaboratively is no more, or even less efficient than working individually as the answers typically come from the most…"
Jan 17, 2013
James Stork replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education?
"Nice answer. I like the idea of discovery or collaborative learning. It is applicable in some situations, but given the curriculum, we don't have the time to make it a major focus or mode of learning. Sometimes the most efficient way of…"
Oct 26, 2012
Jon Freer replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education?
"Nice article.Here's the question that pops into my head: What is the content that is the focus of the cheating?  It seems to me there are two different (way more but for simplicity sake I stick with two) areas of learning- facts and…"
Oct 25, 2012
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Oct 25, 2012
James Stork replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education?
"Look at where we are with society and our contrivances. We have come a long way in the last one hundred or so years. This was all done under the old educational system and old fashioned idealisms. Often very little focus on collaboration in schools.…"
Oct 24, 2012
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"Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education? Forbes article http://ning.it/PUhq9L"
Oct 9, 2012
Nick Hutchings replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion New collaborative homework help site called Dweeber
"Howdy! Thanks for your question about Safety. Our goal is for Dweeber to be endorsed by educators and parents as we have taken every precaution to make the site a safe and secure place to learn with your friends. 'My Dweebs' or…"
Jul 15, 2009
karl ochsner replied to Nick Hutchings's discussion New collaborative homework help site called Dweeber
"Looks interesting Nick. I'm a 7th and 8th grade science teacher and in the doctoral program at ASU looking at new technology to help students. Where can I find info on safety factors to show parents and administrators. Thanks!"
Jul 15, 2009
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