celebrates its second year! Congratulations to all those faculty and staff that made Learning Communities great this year. Groups included Belongingness, New Faculty, e-Portfolio, Coaching, and Collaboration for Universal Design. Participants in the Belongingness LC group brainstormed ways to create a greater sense of “belongingness” for students at NMC. In addition to reading Terrell L.… Continue Reading Learning Communities Celebrates Its Second Year!
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Yesterday in my ENG 99 class, students at two tables were swapping Snapchat names so they could start Snapchatting each other. Another table saw them, and said, laughingly, “You guys are just doing that now? Our table did that the first week!” It was completely heartwarming. My students are friends–inside of class for sure, but… Continue Reading Creating a Sense of Belonging for Students
I have two sons and wonder with a sense of mystery what it means to educate them well. I grew up believing that education was somehow about taking a bunch of stuff which was external to me and making it a part of me. You know, taking that which is external and making it internal.… Continue Reading Of Mystery and Education
The podcast ” In The Classroom, Common Ground Can Transform GPAs” on Hidden Brain with host Shankar Vedantam, we begin to see the tremendous benefit of connecting with your students – finding common ground. Of course, we already know that connecting with your students is important. But new research shows just how much difference a teacher/mentor… Continue Reading Students & Teachers
EMT and CIE are working together to create a video showcase for good ideas and practices here at NMC. We hope that this collection will serve as an in-house professional development video library that we can all consult for practical tips or inspiration. We are hoping to go live with this project in January. We have a… Continue Reading The Sharing Showcase is Looking for Contributors