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2012-12-03 05:00:29

Learning Labs Foster Creativity, Collaboration and Skill-Building Through Creation in STEM and Beyond. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 The Science Museum of Virginia recently announced that it will receive one of 12 grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to design a Learning Lab, a new space where young people can connect with mentors and peers, as well as new media and traditional materials to pursue...

2012-06-04 23:03:49

We have evolved from a knowledge economy to a global learning economy in which continuous, effective lifelong learning is more important than ever. Yet most of us never give much thought to how to be better learners. In 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner, Cobb shows readers how to take charge of their learning and turn the challenges of our hyper-connected, information-overloaded world into opportunities for growing and improving. Carrboro, NC (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Jeff Cobb, co-author of...

Information Superhighway 'Bypassing Adult Learners'
2012-04-03 03:55:17

Landmark study finds that Internet revolution has no impact on increasing lifelong learning Despite a world of opportunities just a click away, there has been no significant shift in the uptake of lifelong learning over the past decade according to new research. Pronouncements at government level about the creation of 'a learning society' where education is the key to a nation's economic development - the so-called 'knowledge economy'- are not backed by evidence in society, the...

2012-01-31 09:12:57

New research suggests that major growth in the travel, leisure and tourism industry in the coming century may be possible as more people begin to define recreation as a learning and educational opportunity — a way to explore new ideas and cultures, art, science and history. Some of this is already happening, although the expansion of tourism in much of the 20th century was often focused on amusement parks and tropical resorts — not that there´s anything wrong with them....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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