My title, “The calm between two storms”, is designed to place the audience in a weird spot. Some will feel surprised, considering our own time to be one not of calm, but rapid change. Others will see themselves as having successfully weathered storms economic and/or technological, and not be delighted at the onslaught of new ones.
Technology plays a primary role in my teaching, but I rarely turn on the computer that makes the classroom “smart.”
How to ease the miseries of grad school? Make sure there are fewer grad students.
From the Chronicle’s Wired blog: Obama Is Advised to Let Market Forces Decide Fate of MOOCs.
Topics include: Report cards, social services and immigration, and college prep for girls.
Do teachers need to focus on questions and process, instead of answers?
Discover how faculty and students can get free or reduced web hosting rates through Bluehost.
Couldn’t make it to the Google in Education Arkansas Summit? Learn about a few of the topics covered.
The Association of American Colleges & Universities created a rubric for evaluating teamwork. If you’re creating a team-based assignment or collaborative project, this rubric offers a good way to evaluate the process and not focus entirely on the product. The rubric breaks down teamwork to five areas: Contributes to team meetings Facilitates the contributions of team… Read more »