Archives for January 2009

Blog Carnival: Effectivity

“WissensWert” is running a blog carnival. I tried to answer their questions. Read more

24 January 2009 | Personal Productivity | 3 Comments

CCK08 feed closed

Some people still subscribe to my CCK08 category feed. Please use the more general feed address  (without “category/cck08/”).

24 January 2009 | CCK08 | 2 Comments

Confusion or critical thinking

“Courseocentrism” impedes the development of critical thinking skills; only the high achieving minority of students are able to synthesize the disparate views on their own, while the struggling majority are confused by the “mixed messages” they get from their different teachers. But I doubt that harmonized content would help much, instead of growing the connections on their own. Read more…

18 January 2009 | Learning | 3 Comments

Leveraging differences

Stephen Kosslyn describes an approach of studying a “periodic table of the mind”. I like the chemical metaphor which prompted me to think about modern alchemy. Read more…

10 January 2009 | Cognitive Styles | No Comments

Annual repository cleanup

Cleaning up my repositories, showed me that my bookmark collection has lost much of its relevance. If the links aren’t digested right away, they won’t be useful later, either. Read more about my filing and cleanup strategies.

8 January 2009 | PIM | No Comments

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