Following on from my earlier post on ‘Listen to hear vs Listen to reply‘, I have a further thought … and it’s this. When someone […]


When was the last time you paid attention to a set of instructions? If you’ve bought anything recently, odds are it’ll have a set of […]

If this, then what?

What if you can’t think as far as a solution – ‘if this, then that’ (IFTTT) – and can only get as far as ‘if […]

Review: Rosenshine’s Principles in Action

Barak Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction (POI) is a list of research-based strategies which teachers can apply in their practice. The list of 10 principles (whittled-down […]

Dar Instrucciones en Inglés

Cómo Dar Instrucciones en Inglés Dar instrucciones en Inglés pareciera sencillo ya que solo usamos el verbo en el modo imperativo. El modo imperativo consiste […]


After reading this from Andrew Jacobs, Joining Instructions, I felt obliged to comment/reply: “You WILL be at THIS place at THIS time for THIS duration […]

A Fun Game and Mission to Teach Students About Giving Good Instructions

I recently took on a new position teaching 400+ elementary students Computer and Technology. After the first few weeks of going over procedures and an […]

Navigation and Instructions in eLearning

What are your thoughts on activity and navigation instructions in eLearning? I see it as a balance where enough instructions are given (or good user […]

What Is Object Recognition and Why Is It Important?

Basic Principles of Object Recognition Object recognition is used in certain software simulations/screen recordings to automatically generate end-user instructions for learners on how to perform […]

Just pause.

I was a mess as a soccer coach. I hadn’t played soccer myself since middle school. (Of course, in a small community where few people […]

The joy of UX

One of the funniest tweets I have ever seen was brought to my attention by Vala Afshar… How it feels to watch a user test […]

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