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Evolutionary Intelligence by Russell Neuman

I have recently been reviewing human-technology interactions with a team at Brookings, and it is…



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Constructivism, or Constructivism? Part I

If you want to launch a feisty debate in your next faculty meeting, stand up…



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Should Students Make Their Own Flashcards, Take II

A respected colleague recently posted a study about making flashcards. The basic question: should students…



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The Jigsaw Advantage: Should Students Puzzle It Out?

The “jigsaw” method┬ásounds really appealing, doesn’t it? Imagine that I’m teaching a complex topic: say,…



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