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Bringing Science to Life!

Bringing Science to Life: Bonnie Schmidt @ Let's Talk Science

Children are natural born scientists, with an insatiable curiosity and desire to experiment – but studies have demonstrated that somehow, through years of formal education, most teenagers lose their enthusiasm for science. By the time they are applying to college, less than a quarter say they remain very... Read more

Children are natural born scientists, with an insatiable curiosity and desire to experiment – but studies have demonstrated that somehow, through... Read more

Interdisciplinarity & Soft Skills

Interdisciplinarity & Soft Skills in the Age of AI

This week, Ten with Ken visits Fleming College, in Peterborough Ontario, where Ken Steele and president Maureen Adamson discuss the labour market needs of the fourth industrial revolution, and the need to prepare college students with interdisciplinary programs and the so-called “soft skills” in demand... Read more

This week, Ten with Ken visits Fleming College, in Peterborough Ontario, where Ken Steele and president Maureen Adamson discuss the labour market... Read more

Active Learning

Active Learning

Passive learning methods like lectures, readings and demonstrations remain the mainstay in higher ed, but research tells us that active learning approaches can have much more lasting impact on student learning outcomes. From small group discussions and project-based learning to experiential field schools and... Read more

Passive learning methods like lectures, readings and demonstrations remain the mainstay in higher ed, but research tells us that active learning... Read more

The Death of Lecture

The "Death" of Lecture

For more than a thousand years, students have been gathering in lecture halls to listen to the “sage on the stage.” But shorter attention spans, new technologies, and empirical testing of learning outcomes have led us to question the tried and true historical “transmission” model of... Read more

For more than a thousand years, students have been gathering in lecture halls to listen to the “sage on the stage.” But shorter attention... Read more

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