Previously I have written a critical review post(Link: Constructivism vs Direct Instruction) on the article “Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching BY Paul A. Kirschner, John Sweller & Richard E. Clark. I have also posted a Guy Claxton playlist in which Claxton … Continue reading A Problem for Cognitive Load Theory: Jan Derry and Brandom’s Inferentialism
In this short clip Anders Ericson(expert of expertise) exposes myths about Mozzart's talent. https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1360877834290425861?s=20 This same logic can be applied to dissect the genius of child programmers like Elon Musk .
The technologies of today and its many different variables are going to shape the human learning dramatically in the coming decades. Our society is facing unprecedented changes like the emergence of intelligent machines, engineered organisms, artificial intelligence, and consequent skill and job displacement, etc. This is why we need a big-picture view of exponential technologies … Continue reading Three levels of Future Learning Technologies everybody should know about.
Learning must be informed by scientific research and by establishing evidence-based feedback-loop. This is why the idea of a "Science Of Learning" attracted deep interest from people across different fields. This includes psychology, education, neuroscience, and technology, as well as from practitioners. The applied nature of Science Of Learning can be seen more and more … Continue reading What is the Science Of Learning? The birds eye view.
Econ Duel: Is Education Signaling or Skill Building? https://t.co/gqCNdsEpWU— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 6, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js This is a very interesting discussion on education and its fundamental purpose. It is focusing on two important paradigms of education; The Human Capital Theory and The Signaling Theory. Human capital theory claims that education will stimulate social mobility and … Continue reading Tweet: Education as Signaling or Skill Building?