Dear My Kids: What is Broken?

Dear My Kids: What is Broken? Do we have a broken educational system?  Some say, “Yes” and others say, “No”.  In my opinion there are […]

10 ways to build a growth mindset in your classroom

The term “growth mindset” was coined by Carol Dweck over 30 years ago to describe the beliefs that people have about intelligence and learning. She […]

Lessons from Startup Employees

Most people have heard the rather depressing statistics around business failures. The percentage of startup failures varies widely by source and methodology, so I’m not […]

What’s Grit Got to Do with Learning?

What’s Grit Got to Do with Learning? was previously posted on the AACE Review (Rogers, 2017) In terms of education, ‘grit’ is a combination of […]

Grit, Growth Mindset and the Backlash against Both

  By Betsy Hill Grit, perseverance, fortitude, tenacity, resilience, persistence, stick-to-it-iveness, backbone, pluck, moral fiber, stamina, spunk…  We have a lot of words for what […]

How Do Teachers and Schools Develop Young Innovators?

“I’m not sayin’ I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will.” – Tupac Shakur On Tuesday I […]

Automatically Send Reminder Emails And ‘Nudge’ Students Using The Reengagement Plugin For The Moodle LMS

Updated on April 23th, 2019 Video credit: Rockingham Community College Distance Learning Catalyst IT, international Moodle Partner originally from New Zealand, has shared the Reengagement […]

Instructional Strategies and Technologies for Online Learner Engagment

How can online instructors engage their students? Active learning engages the learner directly in the learning process through instructional activities with differing degrees of interaction, […]

Student Goal Setting Templates, One Word Examples, & Vision Boards

“Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in […]

Creating Connections that Matter!

Those of you who receive my newsletter, know I have been running a book giveaway the last week. The goal is to help us make […]

Passion is Developed, Not Discovered

Author Angela Duckworth shares that passion isn’t discovered, it’s really developed. What’s the difference? If passion is just sitting in the wings waiting to be […]

How Moodle Can Prevent ‘Meaningless’ Teaching

Throughout most of the world, teaching is an underappreciated job. But recent evidence across the globe shows the many variations in which they struggle. There […]

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