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#PB10for10 Board Book Edition


It's that time of year again... PB10for10! I love this day - the day my husband probably hates, as my list of books to buy grows exponentially. As I eagerly await to write out my own list, I have to pause and reflect of the fact that I haven't created a blog post for 2 years.
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Reggio Emilia

I recently attended the Australian Reggio Emilia Conference, which was this year in Melbourne. For a long time I have looked at the Reggio Emilia region with envy as many of my ideals of education are enacted within their city walls, while our policy makers were busy talking about back to basics and mandating phonics.…

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Back to Basics: Faculty Friday, The Fight Against Forgetting

The Fight Against Forgetting

“So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies.” – John Mason Brown

What do you want your students to remember most well from your class? And how well do you think they remember what you want them to?

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Holiday Reading

I’m not on holiday at the moment but taking the odd day off over the summer. Yesterday was one. I found a good set of amusing links, here are a few.

The New Devil’s Dictionary From The Verge updates Ambrose Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary.…

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You can grab the moment or you can let it pass. Ditch the plan

Last July 18th I had the honour and pleasure of presenting at The 30 Goals Challenge Online Conference organised by awesome Shelly Terrell. It was an amazing experience over 4 intensive days of sharing and learning.

Every time teachers get together to share their true stories about teaching and learning is a celebration of joy, care and support.…
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10 Invaluable Tips To Develop Asynchronous Learning

By Christopher Pappas

Let’s face it, you probably don’t have a whole lot of time to sit and read through a lengthy guide when creating your asynchronous eLearning course. There is still plenty to do before your deadline rolls around, but you still want to be able to deliver the best possible eLearning experience to your learners.

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 4.2

QMIt’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.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 4.2.

General Standard 4 addresses the inclusion of instructional materials that enable learners to achieve the stated learning objectives or competencies.

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Visualizing New Ways to Solve Social Problems

The graphic below is from this animation, created by interns from IIT in Chicago during 2008-09 internships. The goal was to share the vision and four-part strategy piloted by the Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC) since it was launched in 1993.


Since 2005 a number of interns have worked with T/MC.…
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Back to Basics: Discussion of Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning from IES

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