Tweet: Model Thinking

George Box said. “All models are wrong.” But, if they are wrong in different ways, then collectively, they can be less wrong. To quote Richard Levin’s, “the truth lies at the intersection of our independent lies.” And, it is in diversity that the seeds of independence reside.— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 30, 2018

Tweet: Why add Seductive details to instructional material ?

Seductive details are interesting but irrelevant elements that are added to instructional material in order to spice it up.#Learning #Education #ScienceOfLearning— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) December 6, 2018 A seductive detail is a component added to instructional material that is interesting to the audience, but not directly relevant to the instructional purpose.

Tweet : Cumulative Culture and Human species learning

“Cumulative culture makes us smarter in another way as well: It allows us to transcend the limitations imposed on us by the anatomy of our brains, furnishing us with knowledge.” A growing contingent of scholars argue that our “superpower” as a species is not so much our intelligence as our collective intelligence and our capacity … Continue reading Tweet : Cumulative Culture and Human species learning

Tweet: Learning Styles myth and hyper use

I want to myth bust1) #Learning style is not a single theory- There are more (including David Kolb) 2)The term Learning style can be used in a #behavioral sense also. Ex. My learning style is First scan the Abstract and bullet points and then proceed to #Self_Explanation etc.— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) December 9, 20181) … Continue reading Tweet: Learning Styles myth and hyper use