A new report from The Open University: Innovating Pedagogy 2017

  Innovating Pedagogy 2017 — from iet.open.ac.uk Excerpt: This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide […]

25 Reasons to Give Thanks for Teachers [Ryerse]

25 Reasons to Give Thanks for Teachers — from gettingsmart.com by Mary Ryerse       From DSC: Personally speaking, I am very grateful for […]

From Psalm 100 – “Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise”

Psalm 100 A psalm. For giving grateful praise. 1  Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. 2  Worship the Lord with gladness;     come […]

Trying to count my blessings is like…

    …which reminds me of Psalm 40:5 (NIV) 5 Many, Lord my God,     are the wonders you have done,     the things you planned for us. […]

A doxology from Romans 11:33-36

Romans 11:33-36 New International Version (NIV) Doxology 33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!     How unsearchable his judgments,     and […]

For those seeking to be better communicators/leaders/servants, you need to check out “Communicate Like a True Leader”

From DSC: I know Quentin Schultze from our years working together at Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA). I have come to greatly appreciate […]

The LORD Speaks to Job — from Job Chapter 38

Chapter 38 from the Book of Job The Lord Speaks 38 Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said: 2 “Who is this […]

Several faith-based resources

Several faith-based resources: biblemesh.com  zondervanacademic.com/courses  bibleverses.com biblegateway.com     

Create strong faculty & student relationships with student-recorded name pronunciations.

NameCoach Create strong faculty and student relationships with student-recorded name pronunciations.   Also see: Software helps instructors stop mangling hard-to-pronounce student names — from edsurge.com […]

Belief matters: How a growth mindset unlocks confidence and achievement

Recently, I had a rather enlightening conversation with my son and three of his friends. Two of his buddies absolutely hate school. They struggle and […]

7 Digital Icebreakers for #BacktoSchool

“It’s the little conversations that build the relationships and make an impact on each student.” – Robert John Meehan Back to school is around the […]

2 Tools to Help You Learn Students’ Names

“A name represents identity, a deep feeling and holds tremendous significance to its owner.” – Rachel Ingber Many of us are headed back to school. Within […]