Monthly Archives: August 2012

almost too good to be true? book on arduino and iphone dev?

not sure if a dev licence would also be required…..(add £99 to the price of the book!) http://www.amazon.co.uk/iOS-Sensor-Apps-Arduino-ebook/dp/B005QED7IM/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1346338439&sr=8-4

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worth a read. TEL: Realising the vision

Just one of the outputs of the Technology Enhanced Learning research programme.# Built around 12 themes. http://telit.org.uk/mapping/

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Gotta Feeling….but it’s not on the list!

I’ve been trying out Gotta Feeling…which is an iphone app that helps you track your emotions. I was wondering whether using something like this alongside some automatically tracked biometrics make for a more useful, reflective quality of data. I liked … Continue reading

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Beautiful

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Fifty yards from the finishing line, mind separates from body

On the wall of Barclays, Canary Wharf. After all that back and forth about whether it is possible for mind and body to ever separate, here we are back at the start. From an athlete’s perspective I can really understand … Continue reading

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What educators can learn from carers of people with dementia

Word of mouth is always fascinating. But I found today’s programme especially thought-provoking suggestion: It explained how processing language takes a lot of cognitive power. This is compounded if the things being said are too quiet. Or too fast. Or … Continue reading

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Quantified Self in Education – Hans de Zwart

If you’re interested in the Quantified Self from the perspective of education then Hans is the one to watch. Happy to see we have only just reached the point where QS is capable of supporting cognitive skills. Visit his presentation … Continue reading

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A post to test paper.li

First post for the weekly newsletter!

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