5C preparing kids for a future digital professional life

“Einfach Digital – Zukunftskompetenze fir staark Kanner” is a new initiative from the Luxembourg Minister of Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch. The focus is to provide a series of measures to empower 21th century skills for the new generations. As the future society will be increasingly more digital than …

Human versus Artificial Intelligence – Pedagogy better adapted for …

According to research from Carnegie Mellon University kids solve math problems by going through four distinct stages: encoding (reading and understanding the problem); planning (working out how to tackle it); solving (crunching the numbers) and responding (typing in the correct answer). This follows the general path that is set out …

Digital Design to handle complexity for understanding and action

How does the mind create understanding and meaning? This is a question that has produced loads of research and theories among linguistics and philosophers. According to new research from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, we compose the meanings of separate words into a new whole. Co-editor of the research …

Gamification Design a shortcut to behavioural improvement

Technavio, a global technology research and advisory company, identify three trends with a focus on educational content in a report. Besides interactive content and adaptive learning technologies, gamification design is considered to have a strong impact on the coming years. But how do you integrate fun and engaging game mechanics in …