Category: <span>Weekly Writing</span>

You Can’t Go Home Again

Originally posted 5/29/2014 You can look on something anew, but it would not be with the eyes of a child. You can try to put yourself in someone’s shoes, but ultimately when it comes to a teacher being taught, I’d say it depends on how long she’s been teaching. I …

Go Back to Your Happy Place

Originally posted 6/10/2014 As an instructional designer I help faculty with their courses. The faculty member is the content expert; I’m a support person. I want to help them make the course easy to navigate, engaging to the student–learning can be fun–and, whenever possible, inspire or remind the teacher why …

Khan We Do It?

Originally posted 7/11/2014 I know much more about the Khan Academy {history, samples, growth} than I do peer instruction. However, I took the opportunity to sign up and log in versus just searching for one or two examples inside of the Khan Academy collection of resources. By doing so, I …

A brand new day

Yesterday I discovered a few problems with my WordPress accounts at FatCow. Last night I did a lot of clean up and some restoration. One of the things I blogged about was “it’s a brand new day” and I remarked, tomorrow is a new day too. Basically, I said that …

I think I can – OOPS!

Let’s not forget that part of knitting is unknitting. I know I did. On Saturday I made two errors… okay mid-Saturday and super late Saturday… late enough to call it Sunday. First I did a second round of increases (almost the full round) and had to pull them out (tink). …