Kid logic works better for learning new gizmos
University of California, Berkeley Original Study
Preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work because they’re more flexible and less biased than adults in their ideas about cause and effect, according to new research. The findings suggest that technology and innovation can benefit from the exploratory learning and probabilistic reasoning skills that come naturally to young children, many of whom are learning to use smartphones even before they can tie their shoelaces. The findings also build upon the researchers’ efforts to use children’s cognitive smarts to teach machines to learn in more human ways. (via Kid logic works better for learning new gizmos | Futurity)
Jumping in puddles is pretty much the greatest thing ever when you’re 2 and you live in a desert.
"It’s a lot of water, Mom."
Rain in the desert!
Pajama day at school yesterday. She rocked the purple cape.
Above is a chart of “Yes” votes on Kansas’ House Bill 2453 — you know, the one which allows refusal of service to same-sex couples!
Here’s a list of all their contact information.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
I hate KS.
By Clara Galan
As teachers, we’re constantly encouraged to stay current with new technology in order to ensure that our students become well-prepared 21st century learners. Each year, some technology trends come and go, while others improve and become an essential part of our daily lives….