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There are a number of neuromyths out there. Here's one of the big ones.

Teaching someone in their preferred modality (e.g. auditory) will help them learn.

Here's a great blog post from The Learning Scientists. Here's a brief excerpt

There is currently no solid evidence from controlle...

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Launch day! And we're off! Thanks to @greeneterry for getting us ready to play in the Extend realm. There was a great morning group at Fleming and a virtual afternoon group connected via Zoom (I love Zoom)

I'm looking forward to the Dailies, the Activities, your blog posts, and all interactio...

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It's my birthday today!

birthday squirrel

My wonderful friend picked out this birthday card for me (see squirrel with birthday hat and cupcake above). What's significant about it is that I hadn't told her about this blog and its name. So any doubts I had about the name I had chosen for the blog has now vanished.

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Today, I ran a workshop called Digital Tools: Making Learning and Thinking Visible. Often when we ask questions in class, we hear from the same students. There are many active learning strategies that we can use to get students to think about and engage with the course content (e.g. Think-Pair-Share...

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Zoom is my new favourite web meeting/training platform. The first time I used it was actually with @greeneterry.

At our Centre, we have begun exploring it as a tool to deliver our workshops. Here's a few things we like about it

  • it's $15US a month (or $150US a year)
  • 100 users at a time
  • has...

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