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My six year old Brain

I am involved currently in revising an online course. One of the new features will be an ongoing concept map. Until Wikipedia enlightened me, I had only the vaguest idea what this might be – and wikipedia informed me that the inventor of the concept map, … 103 more words

Key Employability skills that Young Graduates Need to Have

They are:

  1. Verbal Communication Influencing
  2. Teamwork
  3. Business/Commercial Awareness
  4. Analysis/Problem Solving
  5. Initiative/Self-Motivation
  6. Planning and Organising
  7. Presentation Skills
  8. Flexibility and Adaptability
  9. Time Management
  10. Leadership and Creativity
  11. Trainability & Multitasking Skills…
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Educational Technology

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement – Just the Facts (and a Few Opinions)

“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”.” – John Lydgate… 2,931 more words

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Expert Tips: How to Improve Learning in Your Online Class

From Friday’s inbox…

Expert tips: How to Improve Learning in Your Online Classes

This year’s DT&L Conference program includes many of the nation’s leading experts in distance and online education.

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Education

Going to College as an Adult Learner

Are you thinking about going back to school for an advanced degree? Or maybe you are going for your very first degree!

Either way, going to college as an adult learner can be overwhelming and scary.   1,315 more words

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Time Out!

Teaching online can be a seven days a week habit. This thought came to mind today as this is a holiday weekend in Canada. Classroom teachers are out for three days – granted they may have grading to do – but it is more likely they are planting their gardens, or opening cottages (summer cottage to the non-Canadian), or just planning to take family to a fireworks display, or dusting off the BBQ (grill to non-Canadians). 338 more words

Teacher Appreciation Month

Every May, The Keystone School takes time to recognize our teachers, as part of Teacher Appreciation week. During this time, I take time to reflect on why I became a teacher. 189 more words

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