My very very thoughtful students threw me a surprise party for the publication of the Handbook of Epistemic Cognition. Reminded me yet again of how lucky I am to work with such wonderful people!
Nice post on sham brain games (e.g., “Play these games and your working memory will get larger!!!”) and how the science of learning should be used to inform educator professional development. It highlights the need for effective epistemic cognition when evaluating such claims. CLICK
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I’m thrilled to report that the Handbook of Epistemic Cognition (CLICK), edited by Jeff Greene, Bill Sandoval, and Ivar Braten, is available for order! This was a joy to bring together, and I’m really pleased with the result. Check out the link for a sample chapter!
Interesting article on using behavioral economics to promote positive educational outcomes. CLICK