Scanning your textbook (Response)

Added by Irene Stewart, Response for Misunderstood Activity

In the study skill/learning strategy area of my practice as a Retention Coordinator, students seem to misunderstand why one would scan their textbook chapter before reading.

It's Liberating (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Liberate an engaging and inclusive atmosphere Activity

This blog post describes some of the connections made from two liberating structures used in a recent conference session at the Creative Commons Global Summit and teaching strategies already being used in the classroom.

Listening (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Active Listening Activity

Responses to prompts provided by Peg French to consciously listen and pay attention. What is RASA? What are 5 tools for better listening? Take a look at this blog post to find out more. Warning – this is a pop quiz involved!

It's a Nugget (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Thought Vectors Activity

This is a nugget from the Open Faculty Patchbook  Chapter Twenty-One: Just Listen written by Chuck Pearson. This nugget highlights the importance of learning students’ names and being able to address each individual with their given or chosen names as part of building a personal relationship

SMART Objectives (Response)

Added by Danny Smith, Response for Like Driving a Car Activity

@ontarioextend #oextWEST A. Teaching for Learning:  I feel that writing clear, specific, and measurable objectives is a critical skill for marketing/business students, if not all students. SMART Objectives Using the SMART approach (SMART = Specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time bound.  Video: ) helps students to identify what it is that they want to achieve, with… Read more »

Introductions: Selfie Me (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Please Allow Me To Introduce My Field Activity

This is an introductory activity designed to engage teacher candidates in their professional year to examine the power and potential of selfies in the classroom. The course is Critical Digital Literacy so the discussion around the use and sharing of selfies becomes the springboard for deeper thinking about digital presence.

Mapping Math1020 (Response)

Added by Lisa Koster, Response for Syllabus Concept Map Activity

In the Fall I will be teaching a course I have never taught before.  When this activity came up, I thought it would be a good idea to map Math1020 so that I could get an understanding of the topics I will be teaching.  

And the Journey Begins… (Response)

Added by Lisa Koster, Response for Exit Through The Workshop Activity

So I had a hard time deciding how to look into the future and see what the world would look like with me in it.  Maybe because I don’t see MY world changing – the things that make me happy, my thoughts on education and learning. The tools will change. Technology will change. Students will… Read more »

A Tiny Tech Tale (Response)

Added by Steven Secord, Response for Tell Us a Tiny Tech Tale Activity

One of the things I have been meaning to do with my blog is to license it with a Creative Commons ShareAlike attribute and when I went to add it to my WordPress site I realized that it was a bit more difficult than I anticipated. It includes a series of animated gif screenshots that I took using Gyazo (a… Read more »