Routine Cognitive Work

The declining economic value of routine cognitive work [GRAPH] http://t.co/SBPdEmK5d5 #satchat #edadmin #edchat #edreform — Scott McLeod (@mcleod) September 6, 2014 There’s actually a good bit to unpack here. I personally think it’s hard to get the “problem-solving, intuition, persuasion, and creativity” without putting the time in for routine cognitive work.

Hold on, laptops may NOT be bad for learning

Around a month ago, a corner of my Twitterverse erupted with a study that indicated¬†that laptops in the classroom discourage learning. Titled “The Pen is Mightier than the Keyboard“, one could easily conclude it best to have students close their screens and pick up a pencil if you wanted more retention in your sit and […]