Covid-19 Educator’s Lockdown Day 2

As I posted yesterday, below is the second day's email that I sent out to my faculty on Tuesday of this past week.  I hope some of you find this helpful. Email Day 2 - Suggestions Good Tuesday everyone.  For my second day of recommendations for engaging our students at home, let’s talk about interactive … Continue reading Covid-19 Educator’s Lockdown Day 2

Covid-19 Educators Lockdown Day 1

So, since my campus was shutdown this week, I've been emailing my teachers in mass everyday with thoughts and suggestions on how to transition from face-to-face teaching to distance learning.  The more I thought about it, the more I realized that others might benefit from this as well. Email Day 1 Suggestions: Good Monday everyone.  … Continue reading Covid-19 Educators Lockdown Day 1

21st Century Teaching

I recently read a blog that elaborated on the 21st-century skills every student needs.  You can see the blog here: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/03/21st-century-skills-future-jobs-students/  It’s not really that much different than the framework created by p21.org.  However, it got me thinking.  Why are so many businesses or corporations repeating themselves about these skills?  Is it that students are … Continue reading 21st Century Teaching

Instructional Design: A Cautionary Approach

What is the purpose of Instructional Design?  To some perspectives, the answer might lie in the alignment or calibration of curricular needs to ensure equity of education.  In other groups, the answer may rest in the need to inspire students towards self-efficacy.  From my experience, to an instructional coach, the truth lies somewhere in between … Continue reading Instructional Design: A Cautionary Approach