This is the week for InstructureCarn in Keystone, Colorado. Our team from PBS TeacherLine submitted our proposal back in February. … And it was accepted!!
We are excited about our session called, “We’ve Moodled on Over to Canvas: PBS TeacherLine Online Facilitators Share What Works.” Our session is Wednesday, June 25th at 3:25pm.
Not going to InstructureCarn? Check back to this blog for the online handouts of the session!
This week’s weekend Ed. Quote was supplied by Cynthia who is one of the dedicated teachers in the PBS TeacherLine online learning course that I facilitate. The course is “Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress”
“Curriculums must become more thought-filled in the sense of enlarging students’ capacities to think deeply and creatively.”–Costa (2008)
Thank you Cynthia!
Costa, A.L. (2008, February). The thought-filled curriculum. Educational Leadership, 65(5), 44-46.
A small data collection on the enormity of the data spectrum
*The consumption of data resulted in new words to measure it such as petabyte, which is a million gigabytes or 10 to the 15th power or 10,000,000,000,000,000
*3.4 petabytes of data are consumed every 60 seconds.
Source: Nat Geo’s Drain the Oceans
*Let the force be with the Yottabyte which is one septillion bytes and larger than the zettabyte
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“Leadership is not about your title, it’s about your behavior.” ~ Robin Sharma
This quote is especially pertinent to me this month.
Treat all people with dignity, respect, and professionalism.
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Part 1: In honor of Wimbledon For my online learners in the Research from the Library of Congress course …and online friends [Billie Jean King playing tennis at Wimbledon] | Library of Congress –
Part 2: In honor of Wimbledon- For my online learners in the Research from the Library of Congress course …and online friends- from the Library of Congress –
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School’s Out But Learning’s In with these Independence Day Resources from PBS Learning Media
Here are a few of the many favorites available from PBS Learning Media
Prelude to the Revolution
The American Revolution isn’t a straight path; it’s a complex timeline with twists and turns! Did you know the war didn’t start in 1776, but almost a year earlier? Explore More
Watch this 60-second video to learn a little more about our third president, Thomas Jefferson. He helped to shape America’s future geographical and political landscape with decisions he made in office and with the Founding Fathers. Explore More
What is Liberty? Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, your students can discover what the concept of liberty means, how it can be personified in an object, and how the concept of liberty has impacted different groups in America. Explore More
Continuing the Emphasis on Student Engagement:
“How do I engage with my students?” remains one of the top questions from faculty from K-13+. Whether they learn online or onsite, an engaged student is more likely to internalize content and persist in their learning (Chen, Guidry, & Lambert, 2009).
In Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education, Chickering and Gamson (1987) detail education should promote 1. student-faculty interaction
2. cooperation among students
3. active learning
4. prompt feedback
5. time on task
6. high expectations
7. respect for diverse talents and ways of learning
Chen, P. D., Guidry, K. R., & Lambert, A. D. (2009). Engaging online learners: A quantitative study of post-secondary student engagement in the online learning environment. In annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA. A pdf is available at Google Scholar
Chickering, A. W., & Gamson, Z. F. (1987). Seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education. AAHE Bulletin, 39(7), 3-7.
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