Category Archives: Technical Education

6 Good Reasons To Go Out with A Student of Engineering

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1. Engineers are always attentive to detail

Out with an engineer means go out with someone always attentive to detail. When you say, “What do you notice any different?” Will not respond like other “love, do not know” but immediately understand that you have changed your hair color. Even when the change is imperceptible.

2. Are extremely intelligent people

A mathematical mind and fast as there is able to solve any problem. Always helpful to have an engineer next, especially if you in turn have not studied Engineering. Continue reading

A designer is more creative than an engineer?

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The creativity identifies the ability to generate new ideas. There are jobs where it is essential to create something new and unique. The artists, for example, to be able to emerge are led to devise compositions which have not already been designed or implemented. Many times it is believed that this predisposition is only innate, in truth it is not. The different professions tend to increase or limit the use of creativity. It works a bit ‘like a muscle that gets stronger with exercise. Do you by chance have friends who have studied design and you seem much more creative of your friends engineers? It is no coincidence, their studies have had an impact on creativity. Continue reading

Latitude and Longitude: What are They?

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Latitude and longitude

Discover the secrets of the Focus with coordinates: the ABC of every explorer!

The geographical coordinates are tools that are used to identify a point in space or, more specifically, on the earth’s surface.

How do such as cartographers to define the exact location on a geographical map? Thanks to these coordinates that offer the right reference points for correct measurement. Even the satellite navigation GPS they use these coordinates to guide motorists! Continue reading

How to study quickly: Technical guides and tips

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study quickly

Faster study is the dream of many students. Before explaining how you can study at home too quickly bringing the desired results, we try to understand what this method.  How to study faster? It does not represent the shorthand for passing a class test or exam, but an increase in quality of time allocated to learning. To do this, even levels must simultaneously increase concentration and commitment.

Techniques and how to study quickly

To be able to study fast you need to follow and refine certain techniques that will help you, in time, to reap the fruits of your labor. The first technique to be adopted to reduce the time to study and learn faster the important concepts is based on reading speed. Read quickly and learn at the same time is not easy and requires a lot of practice. The pre-reading helps to quickly investigate simultaneously also improving the quality of learning. It begins with a quick index reading of each chapter, and the reading of each section, then the titles and the initial and final paragraphs. This technique will make an initial screening in less than 10 minute’s chapter. Continue reading

Pondering: Projects or Tasks? Do ICTs are needed to innovate in class?

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Projects or Tasks

Project-based learning: there was evidence that this methodology is a problem for many families and that; consequently, it would be appropriate to strike a balance between conventional “duties” and ABP.

There was also a finding on the lack of existing resources in classrooms today and the difficulties of such deficiency; I found a very interesting debate and I rushed to ask on Facebook.

There was some debate on Twitter about the Projects vs. conventional Duties … I would like to take Facebook, where you can write almost unlimited characters, to ask your opinion: if there were no restrictions precursors or wills (i.e. if no posed a nuisance alleged), sacrificial traditional and conventional “duties” by projects and problem-based learning? Continue reading

3 advantages of a YouTube channel for children under 10 years

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YouTube channel for children

The news of the day in many media is creating a video channel focused on the child audience less than 10 years, with truly shifters and more intuitive didactic and educational content, more “navigable”.

Certainly in LananClub usually think that education is the best way to prevent the minors to the risks of internet: somehow, it is true that we try to flee victimize and visions technophobes who pass the warning to try to put doors to field, generating more curiosity and risk behavior in adolescents in part motivated and motivated by the challenge circumvent those limits them. However, a YouTube channel for children can indeed be a good idea. Continue reading

Digital Literacy: 5 Key concepts Social Media

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Digital Literacy

The origin of the 5 key concepts that we bring today is in Canada, in a group discussion among teachers, media and government agencies. The aim was to reach a basic framework for addressing issues commercialization and consumption, propaganda, advertising, censorship, ownership, stereotypes…

These concepts were formulated for general media, but can be applied to the new Social Media and our own content… Continue reading

What is the gamification? 6 Key components to bring to the classroom

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What is the gamification

The gamification offers many benefits: the students must develop critical thinking, problem solving, divergent thinking and analytical skills from multiple media. The gamification, however, needs special attention and restructuring didactic framework.

Gamification, WHAT IS IT?

It is the process in which teachers design units and teaching programs based on video games learning environments: this increases the commitment and attention of students, especially when dealing with classroom difficulties. Continue reading

10 Trends in emerging tech education

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Trends in education

What you are in your center of digital textbooks, adaptive learning or collaboration with neighboring or distant centers? Has anyone experimented with Flipped Classroom? These technologies are, to some extent, a significant change in methodologies and educational trends and gradually come in the world.

Let’s differentiate between individualistic tendencies categorizing or “autonomists” and trends that foster collaborative work; There is also a special category for flexibility. In the twenty-first century, to reconcile these two aspects, leadership skills and teamwork, intellectual and moral autonomy, is vital: none of these areas should be abandoned to the detriment of the other, so … hands the work! Continue reading