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Radical Trust Part 2

I keep thinking about this project I started, but I haven’t had time to come back to it.

In Radical Trust Part 1, I wrote about the concept of trusting those who have not yet earned it. 444 more words


Educators, Social Media and Networking: A Serendipitous Relationship

“We need, first, to take charge of our own learning, and next, help others take charge of their own learning. We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided for us, and toward the idea that an education is something that we create for ourselves. 1,437 more words


"Early America" in The Open Syllabus Project

The Open Syllabus Project (@opensyllabus) has collected “over 1 million syllabi” in the hopes of determining “how often texts are taught” and “what’s taught with what.” They hope their project will provide “a promising means of exploring the history of fields, curricular change, and differences in teaching across institutions, states, and countries.” The OSP has released a beta version of their “ 953 more words


Everyone gets naked when we peel back the layers.

Recently, I discovered a syndrome named PTED: Post Traumatic Embitterment Disorder. (a quick search will bring up many definitions, explanations etc.).   As a light hors d’oeuvres to the book “Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder: Definition, Evidence, Diagnosis, Treatment” by Linden, Rotter, Baumann, Lieberei, 2007, here is a 5 minute read of a review of the book by  149 more words


Why Some Colleges Are Ditching the Science Lecture For Hands-On Learning

The Learning Assistant Program at the University of Colorado Boulder trains undergraduates — and by extension professors — in better teaching techniques. It’s affecting science learning from kindergarten through college. 9 more words

Making the Most of ‘Reporting Out’ after Group Work 

Here are a few suggestions about how to make debriefing time less about individual reports, and more about deepening the learning and making meaning from the activity. 10 more words