So, what am I going to reflect on this week? Good Question. Last week, all was fairly quiet in my teaching world. One class spent the week doing review for their test next week. The other class was quiet, but … Continue Reading Go to Class or Study? 9x9x25 Post #7
You’re probably curious about WHY I would bother to do such a crazy, stressful, unnecessary thing, but I’ll going to start with the HOW instead. I’m pretty good at faces, but terrible at names. So to compensate, I use all the usual tricks everyone already knows, like mnemonics. As I call out the roll, I… Continue Reading I Memorize Names the First Day. Hate Me.
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
I ended last week on one way that I teach constructive disagreement–through investigating bias and trying a new argument style. Constructive disagreement is what I want from my students–at the college level, I want them to go beyond Graham’s Hierarchy of Disagreement shown on slide 6. Graham’s hierarchy starts with name-calling at the bottom and… Continue Reading Would You Please Start Arguing Part 4 of 4
It is empowering to engage with educators and librarians IRL At #OEOSummit2018 #OEOSUMMIT18 – Thank you for anohter great day @eCampusOntario — Laura Killam (@NurseKillam) November 12, 2018 Today, in the final session at the OEO Summit the eCampusOntario Fellows … Continue Reading Planting Seeds: Empowering Open Advocacy