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MindSnacks Pecha Kucha Presentation Transcript

  • 1.
    • Jeff Evans, Co-Founder of MindSnacks
    “ Who is this guy?”
  • 2.  
  • 3.
    • Popular Edu-myth #329:
    • Learning can't actually be
    • Really FUN
    • AND
    • Really EFFECTIVE
    • Can it???
  • 4.
    • “ 90% of the problem...
    • is just to
    • help students
    • get interested ...”
    • - Noam Chomsky
  • 5. How & When
  • 6.
    • How?
  • 7. When?
  • 8.  
  • 9.
    • Boring learning = No learning at all
  • 10.
    • Especially true for language learning
    photo courtesy of: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kzys/101643878/sizes/z/
  • 11.
    • Language Learning
    • Spanish / French ~600 hrs
    • Polish / Russian ~1,100 hrs
    • Chinese / Arabic ~2,200 hrs
    • (source: Wikibooks)
    • Other learning
    • Calculus ~250 hrs
    • Organic Chemistry ~300 hrs
  • 12.
    • Three key goals:
    • 1. Fun-first, & rewarding
  • 13.  
  • 14.
    • Three key goals:
    • 1. Fun-first, & rewarding
    • 2. Social
  • 15.  
  • 16.
    • Three key goals:
    • 1. Fun-first, & rewarding
    • 2. Social
    • 3. Adaptive
  • 17.
    • Vs.
  • 18.  
  • 19.  
  • 20.
    • Contact me: [email_address]
    • Check us out at: www.mindsnacks.com
    • www.mindsnacks.com