The EDU101 hybrid class I teach has one homework assignment that takes at least 45 hours, and many of the students ask if they can spend more time on it. Some do struggle with their schedules to get it all done, but the question the ask is usually a variation of, “Can you help me… Continue Reading Growing learning through connecting classrooms
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Instructors may hear this question from students regarding an assignment and how it will affect their grade. AND instructors may ask themselves the same question when entering scores into the grade book. You can direct students to your syllabus to answer their question and Moodle can help answer the 2nd question when entering grades. The point range… Continue Reading How Many Points is that Worth?
Last week, I was privileged to attend the final presentation of Kristy McDonald’s students about their BIG Little Hero Race they sponsored to raise funds for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Listening to the students describe their own growth during the semester due to her passion for Service Learning, I thought about some far-reaching benefits of this… Continue Reading The Ripple Effect of Teaching with Service Learning
The glorious sun has finally chased winter away just in time for the push towards finals week. After six months of cold and grey, it is a challenge to keep focused on anything indoors—especially for those students who already struggle with school. Fortunately, flipping one’s perspective to incorporate ‘real world’ experiences can take advantage of… Continue Reading Five Tips for Using Spring Fever as a Springboard for Learning
DATE: Friday March 6 TIME: Noon – 1:30 pm LOCATION: Founders Hall 110 LUNCH: Provided, good conversation guaranteed. Learn about best practices for teaching, writing, crafting effective assignments, and managing the paper load. Bring a writing assignment with you -either one you’ve used or one you hope to being using. We’ll talk about strategies for… Continue Reading How Can We Help Our Students Produce Stronger Writing in Every Class?