Are there enough negatives in that title to confuse you? Good. But it’s nothing compared to the confusion I’ve felt this week. And my discomfort is a drop in the bucket of confusion and anxiety experienced every. single. day by woman who have been or are being sexually harassed.…
Anyone involved in the field of educational technology has probably run across headlines like this: “7 Tools That Will Change Education” or “10 Educational Apps Every Teacher Should Have” – I see them on Twitter almost every day. In fact, I maintain an ever-growing spreadsheet to track interesting new education tools.…
Happy New Year! This year we will again be discussing QM Standards each Monday.
It’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.…
I enjoyed reading this post and comment thread. Seems a very positive report on BYOD from West Lothian. Nice to see it on a Glow Blog too.…
5 Steps to Refresh Your Course
It’s a New Year and time to take a new look at our work. Here are 5 steps that can help you refresh your course.
1.Find a Course Buddy.…
In past years I often written reviews of the years blogging, this year I am a little lazier this is a wordle for the titles of the 90 posts I made here this year.
A list after the jump:
- 2015 in Titles (1/6/2016)
- EAST Project on Radio #EDUtalk (12/17/2015)
- Enviable Stuff 2015-12-14 (12/14/2015)
- Jukedeck music generator (12/12/2015)
- The Levelator Lives (12/12/2015)
- WordPress 4.4 embed other WordPress Posts (12/9/2015)
- Let it Snow on #GlowBlogs (12/6/2015)
- Glow Blogs November 2015 Looking Back (11/28/2015)
- WordPress News (11/24/2015)
- WordPress for Weans at #wcedn (11/24/2015)
- Where did my admin screen go?
Peer instruction is a powerful, evidence-based instructional strategy that supports active learning in all sizes of classes. Typically in peer instruction, every 15-20 minutes,
- the instructor poses a conceptually challenging, multiple choice question
- students think about the question on their own and vote for one of the choices using some kind of audience response tool
- students turn to their neighbors and discuss the question and their answers
- students may vote a second time, depending on the nature of the question
- the instructor leads a class-wide discussion where students share their thinking, finishing with
- the instructor models expert-like thinking and confirms why the right answers are right and the wrong answers are wrong
This can take anywhere from 2 to 10 or more minutes, depending on the question, the answers, and the richness of the discussion.…