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PresentingConcept maps are graphical tools that show relationships between different concepts, ideas, or parts of a whole. They can be used to help students connect new learning to prior learning.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 08:00

Classroom Warm-Up Routine: Math Class Warm-Up

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Classroom Warm-Up Routine: Math Class Warm-UpI remember hating math because I feared getting the wrong answer. Leah Alcala faces this problem head on in her Math class with a warm up activity called My Favourite mistake. She has her students look at an incorrect answer and first point out what's right about.

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Monday, 18 June 2012 08:00

Writing Styles: Conversational vs. Formal

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Writing Styles: Conversational vs. FormalMaking your course accessible whether by face-to-face (f2f) instruction, online delivery or a combination of the two depends largely on the language you use and how you use it. While academic writing is generally considered to be more official and educational, writing in a formal manner...

Monday, 11 June 2012 08:00

Using images in your courses

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Using images in your coursesThe visual learning style is one that really adds an element of immediacy and interest to a course. Enhancing a course with images makes a course interesting to read through and helps to connect and illustrate ideas. Stock imagery is easily accessible, but why not include your own photos...