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Hard Conversations and Learning Moments

Regardless of what dot on the ballot you filled in for president, if you are in higher education, you are going to be dealing with discontent at levels not seen in many years. 916 more words

Student Engagement

Tension, Misfires, Trigger Warnings & Civil Discourse


It can’t be missed, the challenges of civility in everyday discourse that have been heightened by the current election cycle. But politics alone haven’t brought about the issues of discomfort in verbal exchanges in the classroom. 952 more words

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Using phonics in the adult learning context (#AusELT Twitter chat summary)

The last #AusELT Twitter chat of 2015 was on the topic of using phonics in the adult learning context.

With apologies for the long delay, you can now read the… 33 more words

#AusELT Twitter Chat

Mott CTL Tech, Paula Harris, and the Multigenerational Classroom

Community Colleges are known for enrolling a wide range of demographics within their student body. This creates further challenges to faculty as we try to engage learners with a broader range of experiences in technology. 47 more words

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Principios para implementar y fomentar un programa de dos idiomas - Ryan Pontier/Paula Moujalli

¿Qué significa ser bilingüe?

Los bilingües:

  • Usan más de un idiomas a grados diferentes.
  • Usan estos idiomas para una variedad de propósitos.

Niño bilingüe:

Alguien que está expuesto a dos idiomas sin importar su nivel de suficiencia en cada idioma. 282 more words

Teaching Approaches

Creating Intentional Teaching and Learning Opportunities Using STEM

Defining STEM for Early Childhood:

  • Science is a way of thinking: Science is observing and experimenting, making predictions, sharing discoveries, asking questions, and wondering how things work.
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Early Childhood

Total control: a user model for student results

Yesterday, I wrote:

We need assessment systems that work for the student first and everyone else second.

This is now one of my principle aesthetics for evaluating assessment systems.

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Education