Author Archives: Deb Weitzenkamp

Why Great Questions are Important!

With the current COVID situation, I moved a couple of my regular Extension programs online.  Yep, it didn’t take a lot of time to think about how the new environment would make teaching the course different, and dare I say, … Continue reading

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Podcast Suggestion: Cult of Pedagogy

Hello!  When I cut my commute time several years ago from 2 hours a day to literally just a few minutes, I sort of dropped my habit of voracious consumption of podcasts.  Now, I have to tell you that I … Continue reading

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Innovation In Pedagogy & Technology Symposium

Okay…so I’ve been going to this for years now!  Talked some of my best friends into going with me too!  I find this conference fascinating because, well, you learn lots of information about how our colleagues (UNL, UNK, UNO, UNMC) … Continue reading

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Programming in the Age of COVID-19

So, here we have been for a month!  I know that not all of you have been working from home for a full month, but we are getting close to that one month mark.  And, I know that some of … Continue reading

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What have you learned today: COVID forced Mindshifts

I know that many of you probably have spent countless hours trying to figure out how to do our work with our current COVID parameters….some with more success than others.  Here’s another strategy for you!  How about instead of pushing … Continue reading

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Wayne Gretzky

A couple weeks ago I heard a great quote from Wayne Gretzky…and I can’t stop thinking about it! “Skate to where the puck is going, not to where it’s been.” – Wayne Gretzky   In case you don’t know who … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Nebraska

Susan Harris-Broomfield presented on how sleep affects every moment of our daily lives, from how we think and remember to how our bodies thrive or deteriorate.  It determines how we deal with stress, make choices related to safety, and function … Continue reading

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