Quiz or Lecture to Engage Learners? Definitely Quiz

If courses aren’t engaging the interest of students will wane. It can be frustrating how to balance this with learning. It seems we need to […]

How to improve student engagement in Moodle course by using a real time interactive quiz #Moodletips

Improving student engagement in online courses is always a big challenge for teachers and Moodle teachers also strive to improve the engagement in their online […]

20-Minute Mentor Commons: What Three Things Should I Do Each Week to Engage Online Students? [VIDEO]

Research clearly highlights the importance of individual, customized feedback in the promotion of student learning and student satisfaction. This month's featured video from the 20-Minute […]

#Digifest17 Part 1: Humans vs Machines

On 14th and 15th March I attended Jisc’s annual Digifest event, held at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. After a conference, I always feel […]

How do you ditch “safe teaching” when prepping for THE test?

In a recent blog post, I suggested that what we consider “safe teaching” might be risky teaching after all. In this post, I talked about […]

Teach students to "Take Over the World"

It all started as a bit of a classroom joke. As most days, students entered and at least one asked "So, what are we doing […]

Three ways to display student work

We all know the importance of displaying student work. Displaying student work send the message that the teachers and community values the work they do. […]

Is it cross-curricular?

Image: http://www.idiagram.com/ideas/knowledge_integration.html I was in a PD the other day, and we were asked to provide examples of units that were cross-curricular. A couple of teachers […]

Appsmash: Google cardboard +Tinkercad+Sketchfab

I am going to be totally honest here. When I first heard about Google Cardboard I figured that this was not for me. What could […]

StunConference - A Student Led Unconference

If you are an educator you have probably have heard of un-conferences. Maybe you have even attended a couple. You might have even toyed with […]

PBL Toolkit

What do you do when your administrator asks you to show your colleagues how to develop and run PBL projects? Once the meltdown is over, […]

Simulations and the Gamified Classroom

The use of simulations in the classroom is a long-standing tradition. How else could we provide students with high end experiential learning, when our students […]

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