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Living Life on the Beta Edge

This school year has been a preponderance of pilots and beta testing. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a tech geek and I’m very appreciative of my forward-thinking school district. 421 more words

Science Learning

Your Students Will Forget What You Teach Them

And It’s Not a Bad Thing

Occasionally, we can teach a lesson and come back to it later only to find that the students have forgotten it entirely. 2,333 more words


On Establishing Classroom Dynamics

Classroom Culture, Pt. II

At the recent TeacherTalkTime event, an important point was raised that spanned several of the topics discussed. It’s important because it is apparently a fairly universal problem and one that can seem insurmountable to many teachers. 1,156 more words


A Rare Sighting

Collectors consider a Honus Wagner baseball card to be one of rarest.  A “near mint-mint” copy sold for $2.8 Million in 2007.

Action Comics #1 was released in 1938 and features the first appearance of Superman. 531 more words

Teaching & Learning

Social media short course, June 5-16

This short course aims to introduce you to some of the main social media tools and how they’re being used in Higher Education.

Unlike most of our courses, this will not be a linear process – you can dip in and out and have a look at the tools that most interest you, over the course of two weeks. 44 more words

Upcoming Workshops


The week after spring semester grades are due is devoted to faculty meetings, retreats, and professional development workshops: a chance to sit and talk with colleagues you’ve seen only in passing the rest of the semester. 94 more words

Teaching & Learning

My First Concern: What Should a Teacher Do?

This was the first question I asked when I joined the profession and it is the same question I ask now whenever I enter a class or talk to a student. 797 more words