Troy Patterson - Educator, Consultant, Thinker

A blog that focuses on education and learning. Moodle is a frequent topic.

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Posts by Troy Patterson - Educator, Consultant, Thinker

ISTE 2018

ISTE 2018 is now in the books. I’ve had some time to process the information and the experience. ISTE is always overwhelming. There is a […]

Grading “Real World” assignments

stokpic / Pixabay Blended learning is becoming more and more popular. I’m a proponent of using Moodle for blended learning because it is open source, […]

Moodle Lesson Plans

I’ve been meaning to develop and post some Moodle Lesson Plans for a while now. I’ve decided that it is time to stop meaning and […]

Aw shucks

I received a “shout out” on Twitter from the EduPaths folks. Check out this reflection from @Smhearty about the @EduPathsMDE MOOC! … Are you looking […]

Student Presentation Feedback

I was asked by a teacher if Moodle would allow students to grade other students presentations. That is, the teacher has assigned students to give […]

3 Ways to Stop Blended Learning

The wonderful Mr. Chris Kenniburg has authored a great post called Top 3 Ways to Stop Blended Learning. I love his take on this. This […]


I love to listen to people who are passionate. Elizabeth Stanny is obviously one of those people. I don’t know Dr. Stanny at all. However, […]


I’ve been playing around with lately. Partly, this is because I was using the free version of Diigo, but ran into some limits. I […]


Padlet has apparently changed their plans. According to Richard Byrne, Padlet is now limiting free tier users to three boards. Now, I’m not a really […]


I’m sure that you’ve heard of the 15 minutes of fame. Part of my 15 minutes of fame goes to GitHub (is there a thing […]


Michigan, like several other states, is adopting the #GoOpen movement. Michigan is planning on rolling out their #GoOpen site in June of 2018. I think […]

Good with Tech

This phrase seems to be coming up a lot these days. Kids are all “good with tech”. The new teachers are all “good with tech”. […]

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