Coming to all faculty and students in 2019 is an exciting new feature we’ve recently installed on Moodle. It’s called MathType (coupled with ChemType) and it’s located within your text editor interface. MathType allows users to create math and chemistry formulas anywhere they have the ability to enter multiple lines of text within their Moodle… Continue Reading Exciting New Moodle Text Editor Feature!
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The newest version of Ensemble (installed in November 2018) contains several new features, but the most exciting is that videos now allow instructors to embed quizzes and have those quiz scores automatically transfer to their Moodle gradebook! The feature is fairly intuitive to use, and gradebook integration is smooth provided instructors add their Ensemble videos… Continue Reading Exciting New Ensemble Feature!
As we close down 2018 and finalize NMC’s Fall semester, be aware of these important Moodle dates: Friday, December 27th – Fall 2018 (1901) courses turned off. We routinely turn courses off after the course ends. If you need a course left open, please submit a ticket. Sunday, January 6th – Students populated in Spring… Continue Reading Important Upcoming Moodle Dates
Our first teachers are our families, and after my parents, nobody taught me more than my grandpa, Richard Post, who passed away two weekends ago. My grandfather taught me a lot of Big Things, of course. But it was the little things I learned from him that I’ve found to be the most important. I’ve… Continue Reading A Tribute to Little Things
Since 2004, I have had the same fall responsibilities: lesson planning, classroom prep, staff orientation, lesson planning, student open house, lesson planning, first day jitters, introductions, lesson planning, grading, and exhaustion. Then more lesson planning. At least, those were my fall responsibilities. As I like to say these days, I’m a “recovering English teacher,” and… Continue Reading Reflections from a Recovering English Teacher