Category Archives: Teaching

Project-Based Learning (PBL) Webinar

Do you use project-based learning (PBL) when you teach?  Is it only useful when working with children and youth?  Jump on this webinar to learn more about what PBL means and why it is important in our work as Extension … Continue reading

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10 Easy Strategies for Boosting Student Engagement

Just received an email announcing this webinar to boost student engagement.  The webinar will be held on March 8th at 11:30 – 1:00 CT.  For more information and to register Click Here.

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Paradigm Shifts in Education/Workforce Development

I read a very diverse range of materials…and today while I’m not registered to participate in the SXSWedu conference in Austin, I was perusing the conference agenda and the session information.  I found it interesting that several representatives from the … Continue reading

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Intentionality

For decades when the weather turned cold I would have one recurring dream….that time was running out, I needed to wake up, it was time to break ice for the cattle.  🙂 Last night though that dream changed.  I still … Continue reading

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Extension Life Hacks

If you’re new to the Extension system or even if you have been around for a while….Extension Life Hacks is just for you.  Join Next Generation Extension on Tuesday December 12th for a webinar consisting of a series of quick … Continue reading

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Thankful for Moments of Pause

I realize that title may be somewhat misleading…but in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’m extremely thankful for those moments that you have an opportunity to pause and really enjoy life.  And more specifically those times when you have a chance … Continue reading

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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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