Category Archives: Reflection

Why I Love (and Hate) Marking Tests

I just finished marking 100 biology tests for my Pre-Health Science (College-Path) students. I feel like I’ve done nothing but write in red pen for 3 days straight. Now I’m exhausted, and filled with conflicting feelings. There is a part … Continue reading

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CEDP Phase 2 Day 2 Reflection – The Learning Cafe

Today, I found something about this program that actually left me frustrated. Rather than praise the provocative and participatory sessions on Large Classrooms and the Role of the Coordinator, I’m going for a bit of a deeper dive today. Really, … Continue reading

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CEDP Phase 2 Day 1 Reflection

You can read my reflections from CEDP Phase 1 here. Want to learn more about the College Educator Development Program? Click here for their website to read their mission statement and access all sorts of free resources. I was inspired … Continue reading

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My Big Ideas from Connect 2014

This year I returned to Connect 2014: Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario (if you would like to join us next year). It seems that there were lots of common threads discussed in the sessions I attended, … Continue reading

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First Class Activity: The Best and Worst Class Ever

(I haven’t actually done this activity with my students yet, but we do come to some similar ground rules with our own guided discussion questions on expectations.) From Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog “Best and Worst Classes – … Continue reading

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Goal Change: Updating Schedule

Well, it is obvious now that I am not meeting my updating goal. I’ll settle for twice a term.

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3 Goals for the Fall 2013 Term

During this fall semester, I would like to accomplish 3 things: Get more social activities on the student Co-Curricular Record. Implement ideas from CEDP Phase 1 into my lesson planning. Maintain this blog as a tool for reflective practice. 1. … Continue reading

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