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
Category: Philosophy Of Learning
Familial Socialism seems to be a much powerful predictor of genius & talent
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 .
Three levels of Future Learning Technologies everybody should know about.
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.
What is the Science Of Learning? The birds eye view.
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.
Tweet: Education as Signaling or Skill Building?
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?
Tweet: Academic excellence Vs Career excellence
Adam Grant writes... What Straight-A Students Get Wrong ie Academic excellence is not a strong predictor of career excellence. This is something relatable to ideas of "Performance and Success" by Prof @barabasi the author of the new book #TheFormulahttps://t.co/v6hb2VO6Qq— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) December 8, 2018In this article Adam Grant (Organizational behavior Professor @ Wharton) explores … Continue reading Tweet: Academic excellence Vs Career excellence
Mathew Effect In Learning (accumulative advantage)
The term Mathew effect was emerged from bible verses (Matthew, XXV: 29). “For unto everyone that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath” Matthew Effect in education was first coined by Walberg and Tsai in 1983 were they looked at cumulative advantages of educative factors. They found that early … Continue reading Mathew Effect In Learning (accumulative advantage)
Tweet: Feedback turned in to labeling and self-fulfilling-prophesy
This thought needs attention. Feedback is important but when feedback becomes labels its destructive. Students should not carry the burden of systemic labeling and the resultant self fulfilling prophecies which haunts them through out their life.#learning #education https://t.co/s6YStvB5B0— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 28, 2018@mbonardellihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F56hTKUk8j4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2SkbLPqgMM
Tweet: Success in life, Insights from network science
According to this study Artists who show work in a prestigious gallery or institution early on in their career have a much greater chance of carving out a successful one.This reminded me of an advise from @sgblank "You’re Not So Smart, You Just Show Up a Lot" https://t.co/1gbh3j0zUd— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 17, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Tweet: IQ test and Chess. Intelligence among chess players VS Intelligence in IQ test ? Local Or universal?
Chabris has @cfchabris a study showing the memory of chess players being local to the game.— Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) September 16, 2018Yes, in my PhD thesis I re-discovered and extended this; was first published by Adriaan de Groot (leading 20th c. Dutch psychologist and chess master), Herbert Simon, and William Chase; also Fernand Gobet … Continue reading Tweet: IQ test and Chess. Intelligence among chess players VS Intelligence in IQ test ? Local Or universal?
Tweet: Mathew Effect In Learning
Mathew Effect In #Learning: Initial Success or Failure And Classroom psychology ,✔️For unto everyone that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance; Matthew, XXV: 29)#MathewEffect #education https://t.co/r6qJbT4RuD— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The term Mathew effect was emerged from bible verses (Matthew, XXV: 29). “For unto everyone that hath shall be given, and he … Continue reading Tweet: Mathew Effect In Learning
Tweet: Daniel Kahneman says his quality of thinking never changed much
What is it mean to learn to think better, when the foremost thinker in the world about "Thinking" says his quality of thinking never changed much. ? Daniel Kahneman says his quality of thinking never changed much https://t.co/16F0rXus6V— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) March 6, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Most important skill in this era of accelerated evolution ?
A shift from Darwinian natural evolution to the era of exponential non linear evolution is happening. This shift requires the skill of learning to learn fast in-order to keep phase with the demands of the exponential emerging world. Recrafted from my original but crude post @ NextBigWhat.com It requires us to adapt to a … Continue reading Most important skill in this era of accelerated evolution ?
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