How Great Leaders Connect With People They Don’t Like

With some people, connections come easy. Maybe you have a similar background, shared hobbies or a mutual friend. With others, however, you may not have […]

Does Technology Help Boost Students' Critical Thinking Skills?

When it comes to the PISA, there's little evidence that technology use has a positive impact on student scores, and some evidence that it could […]

#5MinuteReflection 4: Video resources to support student achievement

In this fourth instalment of our monthly #5minutereflection, we will look at Video resources to aid student achievement. Within the Science and Engineering faculty at […]

Student Spotlight: Janena

Our newest student of the month is Janena.  She is a junior at Achieve Virtual.  She enrolled with us because she wanted to be in […]

Learning or achievement?

Irrespective of the assessment criteria or type of assessment used at the end of a course, we champion the achievement and base ‘learning’ on the […]

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy and Leadership

The concept of Self-Fulfilling Prophecy is one of those ideas that can change your life when learned. It is simple, and some people might even […]

Feedback Matrix for Instructional Design

The art and science of giving feedback is complex. What may appear to be quite easy to give, while at the same time quite difficult […]

#GuildChat for 02/03/17: Effectively Getting Stuff Done

Our next #GuildChat takes place Friday, February 3rd at 11AM PT/2PM ET. This week’s topic is Effectively Getting Stuff Done. Continuing with our series of […]

Moodle Monday: The Moodle Progress Bar Block

The Progress Bar is a time-management tool for you and your students. It shows progress in activities/resources and is colour coded to quickly see completed/viewed […]

Aiming for Higher Achievement

Over the past 5 years, I have written about my passing rate, reluctant learners, and working to increase the number of students successfully passing my […]

Seven Survival Skills for Careers

In his critically acclaimed book, “The Global Achievement Gap,” author Tony Wagner explores what he considers to be “Seven Survival Skills for Careers, College and Citizenship.” […]

The Last 20%

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports When Pittsburgh Steelers’ James Harrison wrote on Instagram (#harrisonfamilyvalues) that he was returning his sons’ participation trophies because they were awarded “for nothing,” […]

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