Education and learning is evolving rapidly with help from digital world. Students are now blessed with so many websites to enrich themselves with the latest and the greatest in any field of education by using digital ,mobile tools and apps 24/7. Here are two examples of how students can learn by the process of watch, practice and learn method using tech tools.
1. Check world wide web consortium at http://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/
2. Khan Academy is an educational website that aims to let anyone “learn almost anything—for free.” Students, or anyone interested enough can watch thousands of videos in which Salman Khan (not the Hindi movie hero) founder of the khanacademy website, discusses principles of math, science, and economics and other subjects. Click on the link to read more.
3. Designer Bret Victor wants you to learn math especially the differential equations in more simple forms using data visualization app. “The power to understand and predict the quantities of the world should not be restricted to those with a freakish knack for manipulating abstract symbols,” he writes. He created a Ipad app for this. You can check more about his way of learning math click the links below
Storing genetic information of each human being takes 1.5GB of disk space and if every one’s has to be stored it will take gigantic disk space The genome information of individuals is useful to provide personal medical care especially in deadly diseases like Cancer. IBM has taken up the challenge and is collaborating with Coriell’s the largest biobank of living human cells to help maintain its collection of biomaterials, which include cell lines and DNA samples representing over half of the 4,000 known genetic diseases–everything from diabetes to cancer. IBM has implemented a tracking system to analyze the data and give more meaningful information for doctors to personalize each patients records.
Click here for more info. http://www.coriell.org/research-services/biobanking/overview/