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.
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The Cornell approach saved the day yesterday. I learned about it through this module and then implemented it in my class. What’s more, it motivated me to write it about it in my blog.
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.
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!
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
@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: https://youtu.be/1-SvuFIQjK8 ) helps students to identify what it is that they want to achieve, with… Read more »
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.
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.
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 »
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 »