Daytime naps ‘can boost learning’

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Getting young children to take an hours’ nap after lunch could them with their learning by boosting brain power, a study suggests. Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: We all know that a nap can do wonders for you. Well, maybe we need to revisit the idea in schools!  See on www.bbc.co.uk

7 Apps You Don’t Want To Miss

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Check out a roundup of Mashable’s favorite new and updated apps from the week for iOS and Android. Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: Some interesting apps. My fav is Evernote. This should be the goto app for anyone who works, has children, travels, has friends, surfs the web, goes out,… you…

Making Education More Like Real Life Through Design Thinking – Huffington Post

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Making Education More Like Real Life Through Design Thinking Huffington Post Making Education More Like Real Life Through Design Thinking. Posted: 09/18/2013 1:24 pm. Follow … Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: After taking a course this summer in Design Thinking and reading Change by Design by Tim Brown and The Ten…