Category Archives: Tool

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 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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Tool Review: Prezi

A link to my first Prezi (Organelles of the Prokaryotic Cell) Pros: Animation between points catches the viewers attention, easy to get started (if you’ve seen Prezi’s in action before), many elegant templates. Cons: Time-consuming to create (for my first … Continue reading

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