Troy Patterson - Educator, Consultant, Thinker

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Posts by Troy Patterson - Educator, Consultant, Thinker

Learning is Messy

CDC Recommendation The CDC has recommended “remote learning” be put in place in the event that schools close to contain the spread of COVID-19. While […]


Flashcards can be a powerfully learning tool. These are really good for learning material. Popularly, these are used learning languages. But, these can be very […]

Why This is Hard

I love the flexibility of Moodle. It is powerful and can have complexity. Let me give you an example of why. Gapfill I’m a big […]

Weekly Review

Music I’ve been listening to Josh Ritter quite a bit lately. Great music, great lyrics. I’ve really had “Joy to You Baby”, “Hopeful”, “All Some […]


For, lo, the winter is past,The rain is over and gone;The flowers appear on the earth;The time of the singing of birds is come,And the […]

Oscar Nominated Shorts

I had the opportunity to check out the Oscar Nominated Shorts for Animation and Live Action. Warning, spoilers follow. Unlike last year, this year was […]

Weekly Review

Well, obviously I’m not very good at the weekly review process. (It’s kind of OK, since no one is subscribed to actually read the weekly […]

Did the State Sell My Data?

The sale of Instructure, the maker of Canas, to the Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo, seems to include all of the data that Instructure collected. […]

Self-Assessment in Moodle

I love the flexibility in Moodle. Usually, I can find a way to provide an experience for learners that meets our needs. Sometimes, these could […]


I find RSS very useful. I utilize Feedly to gather RSS feeds. (Basically, instead of going to a variety of websites to see if something […]

Buying an LMS

It’s been an interesting week for LMS providers. Instructure (the owner of Canvas – an LMS (Learning Management System)) just announced that it will be […]

Book Review Template

Moodle has a variety of powerful features. One of the features is the ability to share. For example, if I (or a certain friend) create […]

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