Let’s Not Microteach

people learn when they’re engaged and mentored. Not when they’re info-dumped and left hanging

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The Visibility of Learning

The ETMOOC orientation was really cool. Not because there was some grand proposition or revolutionary breakthrough. It was cool because it was honest and spontaneous. A bunch of people who signed up because of some mix of curiosity and interest in edtech. Most seemed to be MOOC first timers (myself included) and jumped into Blackboard […]

Beginning Project-based Learning in the Classroom

What I Learned: PBL is about student choice, not the teacher’s. I can hear it already: *lonely clap* “Yeah, that’s the point man!” Now for me to elaborate on this groundbreaking material. First off, I’ve done considerable “planning” for this unit. As in: I’ve invested much time into the thought and production of ideas and […]