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Reimagining the future

What will you reimagine? I saw a headline that Governor Cuomo has partnered with The Gates Foundation to “reimagine” what New York City public schools will look like in the
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Part 2 of Exploring Mental Models Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

In Part 2 of this presentation, we discuss the mental models of Fundamental Attribution Error, Second-Order Thinking, Confirmation Bias, and Availability Heuristic.
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Creating certainty when you’re feeling uncertain

I was at the grocery store the other day and the woman at the checkout asked me, “How long do you think this [coronavirus] is going to go on?” This
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Exploring Mental Models Through COVID-19: Part 1

Mental models are helpful ways to understand our thinking, especially when it comes to decision making. The fact that we have patterned ways of understanding the world is a neutral
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When the curriculum gets tough…

The scenario – During this time when children are home from school due to COVID-19, many parents are working from home as well and wondering how to stay productive as
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How to Gain Control of Media Consumption During COVID-19

Overconsumption of Information Relating to COVID-19 (and in general) The problem – It’s normal these days to be consumed by COVID-19 news, scientific updates, and social media posts. Our brains are
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