IAE Blog

Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

Should We Use Digital Technology to 'Drill' Children?

This is a Guest IAE Blog entry by Cathie Norris and Eliot Soloway.

Introduction by David Moursund

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Assessing and Teaching Creative Problem Solving


“Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.” (Erik Christopher Zeeman; Japanese-born British mathematician; 1925‑.)

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Transfer of Learning

Transfer of learning is the process of a person making use of his or her learned knowledge and skills in new environments and in new problem-solving and task-accomplishing situations. Recently the IAE-pedia document on Transfer of Learning was substantially revised and updated. This IAE Blog entry provides a summary of an important part of the updated IAE-pedia document.

Here are three general categories or types of transfer of learning. This information is useful to teachers and their students.

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Educating Students for Their Possible Futures

Our current informal and formal educational systems are firmly planted in the past and present. However, technological, research, and cultural advances are now occurring so rapidly that educational systems must change considerably to prepare students for the complexities of the various possible futures they'll live in. You can get a sense of some of these changes by browsing the IAE document What the Future is Bringing Us at http://iae-pedia.org/What_the_Future_is_Bringing_Us.

A New Series in the IAE Newsletter

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Setting and Achieving Personal Learning Goals

“If you don't know where you are going, you're likely to end up somewhere else.” (Lawrence J. Peter; American educator of “Peter's Principles” fame; 1919–1990.)

Personal Goals

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