Why We ‘Hear’ Some Silent GIFs

Does anyone in visual perception know why you can hear this gif? pic.twitter.com/mcT22Lzfkp — Lisa DeBruine ️‍ (@lisadebruine) Dec. 2, 2017 When she asked Twitter users in an unscientific survey whether they could hear the image — which actually lacks sound, like most animated GIFs — nearly 70 percent who responded said they could. Once […]

Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers?

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/04/27/does-common-core-ask-too-much-of-kindergarten-readers/ I wonder if anyone in this discussion finds it as sad as I do.  Having recently read the research on age development of boys in “Boys Adrift”, I recognize that the final straw that will keep young men from being successful is the “all day” kindergarten [mislabeled to avoid search engines].  Proponents argue it […]