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Web 2.0 era teachers: technology expertise in education

Nowadays, classrooms are full of students that have been born in the digital era. Young people who, from their childhood, are used to computers, PC, mobile phones, and more recently tablets and ipads. These students do not learn as we did years ago. And teachers should not teach them as they thought us in the […]

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More about achieving expertise…

Since March 2013 I’m enrolled with Coursera in a Duke University writing module: “Writing composition I: Achieving expertise” lead by Professor Denise Comer. The main objective is practice writing in English exploring what expertise is and how this level could be achieved in different fields. In a previous post, I published my first project: a […]

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Talent is dead, long live Practice: A critical review of Coyle’s book

Daniel Coyle, the journalist and New York Times bestselling author, wrote in 2009 The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born. It’s grown. Here’s how.  For writing the book, he visited very different tiny places that produce huge amounts of talent, from an inner-city school in California to the baseball-mad islands of the Caribbean. His objective with this “Great Expedition” (pg. […]

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