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January Conference PD Week

To kick off this semester, CIE is offering ten professional development workshops this week to help you get ready for spring semester. From card sort activities to creating a sense of belonging in the Zoom classroom to the power of reflection and feedback to unlocking the potential of your NY Times subscription, these workshops will… Continue Reading January Conference PD Week

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Look at These Numbers

Instructors at NMC all know that we would be doomed without our amazing support team in the Educational Technologies department–especially since last March. They have answered all of our questions, walked us through new technologies, sympathized when we have felt we could not learn one more new thing. But knowing how amazing they are in… Continue Reading Look at These Numbers

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Students Are Stressed

“I’m over it,” my son said on Sunday, talking about taking classes on Zoom from home. Two weeks ago he floated taking next semester off from college. He is supposed to be away at college enjoying his sophomore year among all the friends he made last year, engaging in class discussions across the seminar table,… Continue Reading Students Are Stressed

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FedEx Day Delivers

This year’s October Conference definitely felt different. There was no breakfast or cheerful good mornings in the Sculpture Court, no fantastic chocolate cake and casual conversation at lunch, no popcorn and apple cider while debriefing and discussing at the end, no tiny print schedule to follow as you chose your sessions. But, wow, was this… Continue Reading FedEx Day Delivers