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Sharing experiences and experiments in the intersection of education & technology

Do you use brainstorming activities in your course? Have you tried the Round Robin activity?

The students are in groups of 4 or 3. Each team member is assigned a role.

  • Recorder
  • Timekeeper
  • Rules Keeper
  • Presenter

In teams of 3, the Timekeeper and Rules Keeper roles are assigned to one...

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This is my response to the Syllabus Concept Map in the Teacher for Learning Activities for Ontario Extend.

I created this concept map for my Mathematics for the Computer Industry course. This is a first semester course for the Computer Programmer and Computer Systems Technician - Networking pr...

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@valerielopes mentioned in her blog post to start us off in the Teacher for Learning module that I had mindmaps for the chapters of How Learning Works. If you are interested, you can grab them from here (PDF). I hope you find them useful.

I created them when we had a Faculty Learning Communit...

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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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