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Debunking the “Safe Space” Myth

Maggie Melo - August 25, 2015 11:52 am MDT
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Networks as Relationships

Lisa Hammershaimb - August 18, 2015 9:53 am MDT
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Are Apps Becoming the New Worksheet?

Lee Bessette - August 6, 2015 9:00 am MDT
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Back to School with Annotation: 10 Ways to Annotate with Students
This post has the hypothes.is application embedded and is annotated by the author. You can click and expand the sidecar to view…
Debunking the “Safe Space” Myth
I have been teaching for four years and have always considered my classroom to be a safe space. I envisioned…
Networks as Relationships
First, think about your favorite color. Then, turn to the person sitting next to you. Extend your hand, say hello, state…
Are Apps Becoming the New Worksheet?
This post originally appeared on Educating Modern Learners. My seven-year-old daughter loves school. She will line up her stuffed animals…
Social Connectedness Through Digital Feedback: Connecting the Whole Class
The positive feeling people get from staying in touch with friends and family can extend to students and teachers in…
Increased Social Connectedness through Digital Peer Learning
In August 2015, the Research and Education group at Instructure released the “Increased Social Connectedness through Digital Peer Learning” white…
Organized Chaos: How Active Learning Impacts Organizational Structures in Higher Education
As hinted in the EDUCAUSE Review for July and August, active learning is one of several concepts that are changing…
A Pedagogy of Empowerment: Taking a Leap of Faith
This post was originally published at DML Research Hub. In a previous article written for my Digital Media & Learning Research Hub blog, “Striving…
Balancing Introversion and Extroversion in the Classroom
In her recent book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain suggests that…
Reflective Writing for Faculty Development: the 9x9x25 Project
Teaching can be a very isolating profession. We often find ourselves in our separate offices, with the doors cracked just…
Teachers Using Twitter: The New “Professional Learning Network”
This post was originally published on the author’s blog on July 13, 2015. A few months ago, I decided to…
Critical Interdisciplinarity: Dynamic Training for Dynamic Learning
What counts as good teaching? Whose interests are served in framing a definition? Given its centrality to higher education, what…
What Relationships Do for Learning
The following post was originally published on the author’s web site on July 9, 2015. “No significant learning occurs without…
Self-regulated Learning, Edtech, and the Practice of Pedagogy
The following is an interview with Phil Hill, Co-Publisher of the e-Literate blog, Co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner at MindWires Consulting. As part…
Four Simple Student-centered Learning Techniques
This post appeared in its original form, under the title “Why Start with Pedagogy? 4 Good Reasons, 4 Good Solutions“,…
Project-Based Learning: The Role of the Creative Thinking Advocate
Project-Based Learning (PBL) challenges students to collaborate in a team in order to solve a real world problem independent from…
Arrested (Professional) Development
This post was originally published in Educating Modern Learners on September 8, 2014. By now, you’ve probably seen it: the…
Flipping an Online Class
This article was originally published on Kris Shaffer’s blog on May 13, 2015. Dr. Shaffer will be offering a three-week…
Four Essential Elements of Student-Centered Learning
On June 17th, Jared Stein delivered a general session presentation at InstructureCon in Park City, Utah. The presentation focused on…
The More I Teach, the Less I Preach
This article is part of an ongoing series on faculty development on Keep Learning, a space initiated and co-facilitated by…
Is Personalized Learning Always Student Centered?
I began this year with somewhat of an impossible task. I started a new job, transplanting myself from the suburbs…