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Do Rewards Dull Creativity In The Classroom?

Carl Dunker devised an experiment called the candle problem in the 1950’s.  In it he gathered a group of individuals, gave them  a candle, some thumb tacks and a box arranged in the way pictured above and told them that their job was to attach the candle to the wall

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How to Engage the Brain in Learning

What do you do with a student who is inattentive or consistently distracted in class? Each one of us are constantly being bombarded with information via our five senses (taste, touch, smell, hearing, seeing), yet not all that information reaches our conscious awareness.  Each piece of information has to travel

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Workbench and Google Sheets part 1

As a teacher, I am always looking for ways to integrate digital tools, especially in the STEAM space, so that meaningful learning experiences can take place. Ultimately, I want to be able to combine a variety of applications and devices together and develop some coding to gather data and control external devices. Workbench provides the backbone to be able to do that.

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LearnBytes episode #4 – Helen Palmer: Why you need to be a leader to yourself

Samantha is joined by Helen Palmer, the creator and founder of SelfUnlimited – a fresh perspective on how to navigate the world of work.

In her race against the clock, Helen shares why we need to be a leader to ourselves. We also hear about how managing perception versus reality and having the wisdom to know when you can’t change something have been her biggest leadership lessons.

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In 2018, Using Technology Better designed and delivered a two phase post-migration training program for this New Zealand based graphic design firm. The initial goal of the training program was to reduce frustration with G Suite, with the long term aim of facilitating a change in culture and collaboration that can lead to transformative practices

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