Category Archives: Teaching & Learning

Posts related to teaching, classroom management, educational technology and related matters

Python MOOCs: The ultimate show-down!

These days, there are several dozen ways to learn to code online.  Python, in particular, is the language of choice for several online courses.  This has allowed me to “shop around” for the online tool or tools that suit me … Continue reading

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The Average Teacher

The average teacher explains complexity; The gifted teacher reveals simplicity. – Robert Brault photo credit: Tulane Public Relations via photopin cc

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Educators and Ed entrepreneurs: A Ballad of East and West

George Station posted over on Google Plus about Tom Whitby’s experience at the recent iNACOL Virtual School Symposium.  To summarize, Tom was turned off by the vendor-centric approach to online and blended learning, and argued that more emphasis should be … Continue reading

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Massive Open Online Courses and your Non-profit

I have been following with great interest the excitement over the last year about Massive Open Online courses.  MOOCs, as they are called, are classes offered by well-known faculty members for free through online platforms like Coursera, edX and Udacity. … Continue reading

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Notes from session III – Trinity HHMI conference on Integrative STEM Learning

Here are my notes from the third session of this weekend’s Trinity HHMI  conference on Integrative Learning in STEM.

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Notes from Session II – Trinity HHMI conference on Integrative STEM Learning

My notes from the second session of  Trinity’s HHMI conference on Integrative Learning in STEM.

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Notes from session one: Trinity HHMI conference on Integrative STEM Learning

Just sharing some notes from Trinity’s HHMI conference on Integrative Learning in STEM.

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