Posts Tagged ‘ Symphony ’

Today, You Can Write a Story With Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman – io9

January 6, 2010
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Today, You Can Write a Story With Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman – io9

What a great application of an old storytelling idea.  Collaborative storytelling with Twitter. I think this ideas covers Story, Empathy, and Symphony from Dan Pink’s AWNM aptitudes. I really am chasing the idea of using the back channel in the classroom.  With the disaggregation of information through handheld devices and social networking, the challenge of…

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Ohio.com – From a seed, a STEM grows

January 5, 2010
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Ohio.com – From a seed, a STEM grows

This is an interesting article about a project-based middle school in Ohio.  Be sure to read through the “Related Stories” to get some more in-depth background. Project-based, inter-curricular school structure is an excellent way to develop the Symphony aptitude from A Whole New Mind.  If you read the section about the Tarantula and the Black…

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New York High Schoolers May Have Discovered New Cockroach Species – Shots – Health News Blog : NPR

January 2, 2010
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New York High Schoolers May Have Discovered New Cockroach Species – Shots – Health News Blog : NPR

I ran into this article on NPR and immediately thought of Dan Pink’s Symphony aptitude. Students are using new technology to create connections in a project-based, realistic environment.  This is something that obviously requires students to take a number of small details and assemble them into a bigger picture.  They are doing some pretty incredible…

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YouTube – A Vision of K-12 Students Today

December 17, 2009
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This is a nice short video highlighting the need for technology in education.  Although Dan Pink states that it’s “high touch” and not necessarily “hi-tech” in A Whole New Mind, educators still have an obligation to realize the impact of technology on the upcoming generation. Like it or not, young people process things differently due…

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Recession’s latest victim: U.S. innovation – Dec. 11, 2009

December 14, 2009
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Recession’s latest victim: U.S. innovation – Dec. 11, 2009

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How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

December 9, 2009
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How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com. This has got to be the future of education.  Integrating the I-phone and utilizing it in education would be an engaging challenge. But what a great example of the need to develop the Symphony aptitude from A Whole New Mind.  As you read through…

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Windows as Whiteboards

May 12, 2009
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Windows as Whiteboards

Something simple but effective: Go visual with your windows as a whiteboard!

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