Category Archives: Teaching

PBL vs. Projects to Enhance Learning

Great article today in Creative Educator.  This article, although somewhat lacking in grammar, punctuation & spelling, was excellent at explaining the differences between assigning projects and coaching learners through project based learning (PBL) experiences. I’m a big believer in project … Continue reading

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Are MOOC’s Forever?

Intriguing article yesterday in the Chronicle of Higher Education. In a nutshell…..Daphne Koller (co-founder of Coursera) in an interview told that Coursera had pulled down some of it’s initial courses, because they had found out that the new learner didn’t … Continue reading

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Completion Paradox

I’m still pondering an article I read in yesterday morning’s Chronicle of Higher Education….”For Students Taking Online Courses, a Completion Paradox“.  The article explains that research conducted on online post-secondary courses suggests that while students may receive a lower grade in an … Continue reading

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Verbs for Bloom’s Taxonomy

Here in April we are going to have a chance to do some rewrites on our Activity Insights….so now is a great time to think through your personal teaching objectives….or rather the student/clientele learning objectives you will be targeting with your … Continue reading

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Girls in STEM!

Many of you who know me well know that I’m on a viaje personal (personal journey) of getting more girls, particularly Latina girls, interested in STEM Careers.  And, since at Kimmel Education & Research Center we have a large agritourism … Continue reading

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NGE Online Course Development Boot Camp

February 2nd, 9 AM to 4 PM CT Kimmel Education & Research Center Cost is $20 per person (lunch provided) Space is limited! Participants will develop their own course while also learning research based techniques for increasing engagement, reducing the … Continue reading

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Missing Microsoft Office Picture Manager in Office 2013?

I was!!!  Microsoft chose to replace the Picture Manager with Windows Live Photo Gallery.  But I liked the ease of use of the previous picture manager, so decided to find a way to get it back. After reading several sites, it … Continue reading

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