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Engage Online Learners Early

Do you struggle with engaging your online learners in their discussion posts before your weekly deadline??

Instructional Strategies

The Study Habits of 80 Students

Ranked from highest ( 1 being the highest choice) to lowest choices – 80 students chose their top three guidelines for becoming a successful student. 1,434 more words

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So What???


One of my strategies for stimulating critical thinking is the relentless use of two questions: “So what?” and, “Why do you care?” These two are closely followed by a third: “Why?” They also serve as a classroom assessment to see that the students are actually with me during discussion.   73 more words

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Don't forget about the kid in all of us!

I often forget that there is a kid in all of us.  My son’s kindergarten teacher asked for parent volunteers to fold brown paper bags into hats for the kindergarteners to paint and decorate for Easter hats.  95 more words

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Staying On Course Through Student Self Assessment

We all know the value of feedback and assessment; it’s part of the job as an instructor, even if it’s not our favorite part of the job. 327 more words

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Motivating the "I Don't Care" generation.........

Well, I have started my class and it truly is amazing as well as everything that I have imagined!  I now know that in 4th grade when I said I was going to be a mom, a nurse, and a teacher when I grew up, I was right……I had it all figured out at the ripe old age of 10 years!  149 more words

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Looking to Learn

The students—sophomores in high school—had just finished a unit on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. They had seen Hotel Rwanda, completed activities that taught them about the stages of genocide, and visited the recently released United Nations Rwanda commemorative site. 1,811 more words