- The Mistake Game
Conceptual understanding is revealed when we make mistakes. The Mistake Game, originally by Kelly O'Shea makes misconceptions a game rather than something to fear.
- Supercharged eLearning
eLearning is a blessing and a curse. We don't need to add days at the end of the year, but coming up with solid instruction for days off is difficult. Rethink how you assign eLearning tasks to open up possibilities for exploration and curiosity.
Dive Deep into Canvas Data
Canvas is a powerful LMS which can be used to power a standards-based grading environment. Using Outcomes, Rubrics, and Qestion Banks are critical for reliable and valid assessment.
Instructional Methods Synthesis
Bringing together several areas of research, instructional practices need to evolve to bettter serve teachers and students.
Reduce Cognitive Load with Video
Learning complex tasks is hard work. If our brains are processesing too much at one time, learing is impeded. Using video can help break up components of difficult concepts to help overcome obstacles.
Don't be a Faceless Robot
Online learning can feel impersonal, at best. Here are several examples of how to avoid "the man behind the curtain" trap of teaching and learning online together.