An authorial note on contentions and an advocate’s note on involvement in the #echoAV campaign

While I do seem to be targeting the Echo learning management system, A/V feedback options for online learner assignments could potentially bring benefits to many learning management systems, too.  I have done best to steer clear of critique of an organization (New Tech Network @newtechnetwork ) whose image for education I am very invested in.  Professionally, this series Read More …

demo on more thoughtful writing actually with the formula #uiwp2012

Today, a demo from the #uiwp2012 presented ways to encourage more critical thought in classrooms that encourage the plop-and-drop formulaic writing we see, say in Advanced Placement timed-writing situations.  We practiced using a graphic organizer that I have seen in other similar formats.  Titled, “Turning the 5 Paragraph Essay into a Thoughtful Response”, the organizer Read More …