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Anticipating and Addressing Student Resistance in Your Courses

There have long been calls for using evidence-based teaching techniques and technologies in the classroom to improve student success.  For example the 2012 “Engage to Excel” report by the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) notes that “Classroom approaches

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Posted in education, Evidence-Based Pedagogy, Online Teaching & Learning, teaching

Updated Handout – Tips & Tools for Family-Safe Usage of Devices

I updated an old handout I made for parents at the elementary school where my wife used to work: Tips & Tools for Family-Safe Usage of Devices. It has suggestions for parents to help monitor and support their children’s use of

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Posted in Educational Technology

Using FlipGrid in Canvas

I posted some information about how to setup and use FlipGrid in Canvas over on the Canvas community site and Circles of Innovation.  And made a video screencast:

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Posted in Educational Technology

Teaching and Technology Related Handouts & Posts from the Last Year

Here are some various educational handouts and blog posts elsewhere I’ve created over the past year, in case you find any of them useful: Handouts / Google Docs: Resources for Teaching Elementary School Kids Coding and Robotics – as part

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Posted in children, edtech, education, embodiment, games, learning sciences, opensource, simulations, software, teaching, technology

Recent Education Books – EdTech, Learning, College Success, Math & Engineering Education

Here are some recent books that I’ve skimmed or plan to skim 😉 in case any look interesting to you.  For most of them I’ve found a free summary or review online, as well. Engineering Education Cambridge Handbook of Engineering

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Considering MOOCs: Pros, Cons, Questions

Here are slides for a talk I’m giving to my university about issues to consider before offering MOOCs or accepting MOOCs for credit. Considering MOOCs: Pros, Cons, Questions from Doug Holton I also participated in a webinar about MOOCs for

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