A sketchnote of a convocation address to the class of 2020. How can you use sketchnotes, created by you or by your students, to enhance listening, comprehension, understanding of big ideas, and synthesis?
Recently I wrote about a thought-provoking video of a 2016 talk by Sir Ken Robinson on education and human flourishing. You can find that post here. As I watched that video, I created a sketchnote. I wanted to share this example of my visual note taking here. You’ll find lots of other information about the power […]
Sir Ken Robinson has a great deal to say about reforming education to meet the needs of today’s students and the society they do–and will–live in. Many videos of his talks exist on YouTube. I particularly like this recent one–it is excerpted from a keynote talk given at an event called Big Bang 2016. I recommend […]
A look at the Open Educational Resource from MIT–free course materials in many subjects.
Check out this terrific infographic about how to humanize your online class. It addresses topics especially important to liberal arts education, including presence, empathy, awareness, and using the community of inquiry to “develop and assess deep, meaningful learning experiences.”
The instructor’s role changes a lot when teaching online instead of in the classroom. Here’s one way to think about how facilitating discussion might change.
If you write, if you teach writing, if you encourage any other people to write, you (and they) should have Scrivener. You can get it here for Macs, for Windows, and now for smartphones. It costs about $40 and is worth every penny. It will change your writing life. From The New York Times: “Our redeemer […]
What does a flipped classroom look like? Enjoy this short video from PBS Newshour to see how it works in one Detroit area high school. What aspects of this example of the flipped classroom could work in your teaching?