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  1. “We’re hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions”
  2. This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy
  3. Even More Teaching & Learning Resources On Ebola
  4. Google Translate Is Great, But It Can’t Interpret Sign Language Like This App Can….
  5. PhotoMath & Reactions To It From Around The Web
  6. More Recent Articles
  7. Search Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...
  8. Prior Mailing Archive

“We’re hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions”

“Google makes us all dumber: The neuroscience of search engines: As search engines get better, we become lazier. We’re hooked on easy answers and undervalue asking good questions” is a very long headline for an interesting article in Salon.

Here’s an excerpt:

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I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions.

    


This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy

    

Even More Teaching & Learning Resources On Ebola


Google Translate Is Great, But It Can’t Interpret Sign Language Like This App Can….

Check out the UNI:

You can read more about it at TechCrunch.

    

PhotoMath & Reactions To It From Around The Web

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You may have already heard about PhotoMath, the new iPhone app that lets you point it at a math problem on a textbook and then solves it while showing all the work involved.

Some are immediately reacting by citing it’s potential use in “cheating,” while others cheer that it might force math teachers and textbook publishers to be more creative in how they teach math. In some ways, it may force them to do what some of us in other subjects have been looking at — creating unGoogleable questions.

Here are some useful posts about the app, along with a video. I’m adding this post to The Best Sites For Beginning iPhone Users Like Me.

PhotoMath Could Change the Way We Think About Teaching Math is by Richard Byrne and, I think, is the first post you should look at.

We Should Wish PhotoMath All The Success In The World is by Dan Meyer.

PhotoMath from MicroBLINK on Vimeo.

    


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