Across the globe attitudes are changing in favour of inclusive education for those children who have Special Educational Needs (SEN). Yet continuous is the debate on whether children with SEN should be educated in fully inclusive mainstream education or whether they would benefit more from inclusive education that provides the possibility of special education.
Education is the most important factor in any person’s life. It’s starts the moment you take your first breath. You learn how to cry to get your way and how to say please and thank you. You learn to read and write, drive your first car etc.
From sensors used in health applications to home automation, the sensor industry is growing bit by bit every day. Something that was deemed impossible 20 years ago is becoming possible as we speak. We’ve come a long way and I’m sure this is just the beginning.
With this new surge of technological innovation called the Internet of Things (IoT) many organizations are rapidly developing new strategies, using IoT to grow and innovate their business.
Do you think technology could be beneficial within our education system? Could it be used succefully as a positive learning experience for our students?
For those of you interested in neuroscience and learning, watch this interesting video by Dr. Paul Howard-Jones.
What if you could learn a language for free while translating the web? A question that was asked by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University. Luis von Ahn, professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon, creator of CAPTCHA and reCAPTCHA unveiled the innovative project Duolingo.
Bruce McCandliss, the Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair of Psychology and Human Development, speaking at the Commencement 2011 Faculty Seminars.
In this video parents and students send a heartfelt message to the Mayor-Elect of New York City, USA about high-stakes tests and the next NYC schools chancellor.
It has already been proven that exercise is beneficial for your health (physical and mental), but did you know it can also improve your cognitive performance? Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist, talks about her research on exercise and the positive effects exercise can have on cognitive performance.