Intrinsic Motivation and Digital Learning

In western philosophy, there is a strong tendency to separate common sense from emotion. The school system is one of the most apparent examples of this profound misapprehension. Professor Peter Gärdenfors writes: ”Without emotional evaluation of different activities and their consequences, our will would not have any direction.” This means …

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 …

Design Thinking empowers Learning Organisations

“The greatest scientists are artists as well.” Albert Einstein said, and in addition, many great artists are also scientists, like Leonardo Da Vinci. In exploring a new project, scientific or artistic, both sides of the brain are required, logical thinking and artistic creativity are not opposites. But prerequisites to design …