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Learning How to Think more than What to Think

On March 17, 2017, Fox Valley Technical College will host Dr. Saundra McGuire, she will present “Teach Students How to Learn” which triggered in my mind that there is nothing new under the academic sun. 2,063 more words

Instructional Strategies

Using dialogue poems to compare, contrast, highlight perspective

Martha Kohl works at the Montana Historical Society as an Education Specialist and publishes an awesome site with great teaching ideas called Teaching Montana History… 1,290 more words


C.A.T.S's and D.O.G.'s.....

Yes, we’ve all heard of C.A.T.’s, the use of Classroom Assessment Technique, but what are the D.O.G.’s? 328 more words

Instructional Strategies

Don't ask me any questions.....

Have you ever heard this from an instructor, professor, or boss? Well some of our students might have or feel this way when it comes to asking questions before, during or after class. 284 more words

Instructional Strategies

Getting On Course with Starfish

With Week 3 of the spring term upon us, Starfish reports are right around the corner. In terms of early engagement and positive psychology, these emails are a valuable resource for instructors to build student confidence and naturally integrate the On Course principles into their course culture. 283 more words

Instructional Strategies

Black History 365

Cross-post by Glenn Wiebe from his site, History Tech.


The beauty of studying history is that you can never learn it all. There’s always something new to discover. 1,680 more words

Historical Thinking

Wicked Cool: Science in English Class

“It was wicked cool.”

That’s how one 10th grade student at McCutcheon High School summed up the collaborative learning experience orchestrated by English teacher Jennie Ruiz and science teacher Chris Pfledderer. 1,034 more words