Author Archives: Saga Briggs
Imagine a world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completion; where a network of schools offers international-quality education, affordable tuition, and serves hundreds of thousands of children in economically disadvantaged countries; and where a comprehensive learning environment seamlessly connects the classroom with the opportunities of the digital world for young students. Educators across the world have been using design thinking to create such a world. Continue reading
This article discusses 35 proven psychological phenomena that affect you and your students’ learning every day..
When learners interact with content, they leave behind ‘digital breadcrumbs,’ so to speak, which offer clues about the learning process. We’re now able to collect and track this data through learning management systems (LMSs), social networks, and other media that measure how students interpret, consider, and arrive at conclusions about course material. Continue reading
It’s been 25 years since the field of neuroeducation first reared its head in academia. Spearheaded in 1988 by the Psychophysiology & Education Special Interest Group, educational neuroscience is now the focus of many research organizations around the world. To celebrate the progress of this monumental discipline, we have compiled a list of the 25 most significant findings in neuroscience education over the past 25 years. Continue reading
In a world where knowledge is readily available on every Internet-connected device, what you know matters far less than what you can do with what you know. Continue reading
“When students are motivated to learn, they naturally acquire the skills they need to get the work done.” Sir Ken Robinson Common sense tells us that students are more likely to learn if they are motivated by and engaged with the curriculum or project at hand. Now, hard science is… Continue reading