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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.¬† ūüôā 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‚Ķ.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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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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