In order to bring more reading strategies to students, Megan Ward and I have created YouTube videos to assist you in using reading strategies with your texts. One, SQ3R, is a textbook strategy that is highly effective in helping students comprehend and retain the information read in a textbook. This strategy can be used across… Continue Reading Reading Strategies for Students
What is Web Accessibility? “Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web. More specifically, Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web, and that they can contribute to the Web.” (w3.org) “Digital accessibility allows participation and engagement of students, faculties and staffs who have… Continue Reading Keep Web Accessibility in Mind
All of us have blog ideas to share from our personal practice that would benefit others, yet choosing the relevant information to share can be as challenging as learning to fish. Fortunately, there are some guidelines to help writing edublog entries. Much like a fishing tackle box, certain elements combine to meet any contextual need.… Continue Reading Ideas worth sharing, but what is the lure?
It’s the start of the semester. Choices abound on how to be successful. Others give you advice, the web is full of advice, and you give yourself advice based on past experience. How do you or any instructor sort through all of the advice and stay true to their objectives? Based on years of experience… Continue Reading Variations on a theme as the crux of creativity
That may sound over-dramatic when referring to the first few seconds when our students arrive, but research says differently. According to Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005). “ …this ability we have as humans, to quickly make judgment calls, saves lives, provides interpersonal insight, recognizes fake artifacts, allows us to assess… Continue Reading Two seconds can save a life