Monthly Archives: March 2012
Last week I had the privilege of meeting with middle and high school students to discuss blogging. Their teacher and I collaborated via Skype and email before the visit to prepare a game plan, and How are blogs used in education? was one of the questions we decided to address. He asked me to tell […]
More and more businesses these days are catching on to the fact that social media is kind of a big deal.
As an online student, you are at the intersection of academia and technology. This is an exciting and dynamic place to be as educators across disciplines explore new ways to engage in scholarly pursuits and enhance learning environments. New media and communication technologies allow us to both access and distribute knowledge in changing ways. In […]
The Teslas and Newtons of history have already received enough attention, thank you very much. Ever since science started being a thing, the ladies have always played an integral role in keeping human knowledge marching forward, they just lacked the same social and political standings as their male contemporaries, therefore ranking far lower on the […]
Social media-savvy educators should check out the following circles for hot topics in teaching all age levels.
Readers love to see into the minds of their favorite authors, but doing so can be next to impossible.
You can probably remember a lesson or two delivered by one of your teachers in high school or college. It may have been something that changed the way you thought about the subject matter or helped you make a connection necessary to understand a tough concept. These kinds of lessons can make a real difference […]
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As this week's Spring Break approached at the school where I am teaching an online course this semester, I was torn between advising students to take a well-earned breather or to keep pushing forward with their projects because there is so much left to accomplish this term. There are benefits to both taking a break […]