I will be the president of the e-Learning Society from the coming September. I still think I am not that qualified for it, but I had accepted it because I thought there are many works to be done by my experience on e-learning and humbly accepted the request of the multitude. I hope you will support me with a lot of help.
A few years ago, when I was interviewing Ben Nelson at Minerva School, I heard him mentioning “practical knowledge”. Ben Nelson’s opinion is that Minerva’s education is the way in which people can correct many mistakes and improve the quality in education. In many colleges and universities, he argued that students do not have to pay such expensive tuition fees. Also, education should focus on cultivating “practical knowledge” rather than to convey miscellaneous knowledge as he wrote in his book. Continue reading “Practical Knowledge & Inventive Learning”
Now that smartphones are getting better, it seems to work well as a video authoring tool. The video below is an image created using the SNOW smartphone app. I recorded in the SNOW app using a template that changes the face to pig shape in real time. SNOW has various real-time face transformation functions and is available for free.
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I visited Nicaragua in this January. I was told that Nicaragua is the safest country in Central and South America. But when I visited it, US economic sanctions gave it a hard time and was a little unsafe. It reminded me of Colombian visit five years ago, I stayed almost inside of hotel during the visit likewise.
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Do you know Gimp? Open source image editing tools such as Photoshop. It has the ability to create transparent photos like Photoshop, you can simply take your own photo, process the background transparent image, import the processed image from Powtoons, and synthesize it into the animation. Gimp can be downloaded from http://gimp.org.
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