Check out these resources for writing better multiple choice questions!

In the last 10 years, I have written over 2000 provincial certification exam questions and reviewed more than 10000 questions written by tech writers. This […]

Educational Web Tools to Empower Students Voice in Class [educatorstechnology.com]

Educational Web Tools to Empower Students Voice in Class — from educatorstechnology.com Excerpt: At the core of progressive pedagogy is the empowerment of students by […]

Educators (plus many others): You will benefit greatly from building your PLN on Twitter! [Christian]

From DSC: I ran into the posting below on my Twitter feed. I especially want to share it with all of those students out there […]

Reading: A MOOC taxonomy based on classification schemes of MOOCs

As seen on Twitter earlier today (thank you Grainne Conole): A MOOC taxonomy based on classification schemes of MOOCs by T. Liyanagunawardena and colleagues: The […]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

Using arts education to help other lessons stick [Klass]

Using arts education to help other lessons stick — from nytimes.com by Perri Klass The arts can be a source of joy in a child’s […]

Inspiring Leaders | Anthony G. Picciano [virtuallyinspired.org]

Inspiring Leaders | Anthony G. Picciano — from virtuallyinspired.org Co-founder of CUNY Online and founding member of the Online Learning Consortium, shares his insights on […]

Learning Engineering and the need for “Learning Engineers”

From DSC: From Mary Grush’s recent article re: Learning Engineering, I learned that back in the late 1960’s, Herbert Simon believed there would be value […]

Executive Function Deficits Determine Student Achievement [Friedman]

Executive Function Deficits Determine Student Achievement — from thejournal.com by Sara Friedman A new report finds the achievement gap tends to widen with students having […]

‘Is it ever OK to lecture?’ [Gooblar]

‘Is it ever OK to lecture?’ — from chronicle.com by David Gooblar Excerpts: All of which leaves many newcomers to teaching — and some classroom […]

Survey: Online, blended dominate today’s learning environments [Kelly]

Survey: Online, Blended Dominate Today’s Learning Environments — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly In our latest Teaching with Technology Survey, the vast majority of faculty […]

Reflections on “Cut the curriculum” [Richardson; K-12 focused]

Cut the curriculum — from willrichardson.com by Will Richardson Excerpt: Here’s an idea: A Minimal Viable Curriculum (MVC). That’s what Christian Talbot over at Basecamp is […]

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