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Technology in the Classroom: Finding Balance

Reading Pensky’s articles about  “Digital Natives” and “Digital Immigrants” was extraordinarily relevant to my own recent thought processing. I have recently been doing a lot of thinking about how immersed our culture is in technology and asking myself questions, such as: 652 more words

Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina Brain Rule # 10 Vision – Vision Trumps All Other Senses

Dr. Medina says, “Visual processing doesn’t just assist in the perception of our world. It dominates the perception of our world.” P. 224 He goes on to use basic biology to prove his point. 444 more words

Brain Research

Data Display of the Day: How does the brain retain information?

Audience retention and application are top concerns for presenters of all forms–teachers, public speakers, leaders, interviewees. Ensuring that our audiences not only retain the information we present to them but also find a way to apply and implement that information through experience is what drives much of our content development, visual design, and delivery processes. 402 more words

Design Matters



This quarter has been has been very interesting and I have enjoyed the readings and the discussions that I have participated in over the last 10 weeks.  984 more words


Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina - Brain Rule # 9 – Stimulate More of the Senses

When our brains are neurologically organized and sensory input is received accurately, they process an incredible amount of input simultaneously.  In this rule, Dr. Medina concentrates primarily on the sense of smell which surprisingly plays a big part in our lives. 319 more words

Brain Research

EDU 6132 M8 Reflection

Module 8 Reflection: Multimedia Learning and Memory

 Medina and Pressley and McCormick discuss  strategies to address attention issues in the classroom and how best to engage students by utilizing multisensory modes of learning. 494 more words

Standard 11. Inquiry/Research