Tuesday, 05 April 2016 21:13

Educational TED Talk: Teaching Design for Change

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Designer Emily Pilloton shares her experience in working to reshape the educational experiences in a forgotten rural area in North Carolina. In this talk she explores how design can tackle delivering educational content in various situations and various levels. At the core of Pilloton’s work is connecting learners with their community.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 16:13

How to study for an exam? Take a day off

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The Public Domain ReviewSecond-year University of Toronto student Kourosh Houshmand tackles exam stress, a topic familiar for those who have spent time in a post-secondary institution. Houshmand provides some tips and tricks for those in the midst of their exams, with an overall message of 'study smarter, not harder.'

The Public Domain ReviewThis study took a look at how digital badges might be implemented into student clubs to document the informal learning taking place.

Thursday, 03 March 2016 17:58

Tech Tools: Poll Everywhere

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textbooksOver the past several years tools for creating quick, interactive polls have been gaining popularity amongst educators. These tools are great for helping to implement formative assessment in the classroom. Quick polling will create a clearer picture of what the students understand and can help the instructor adjust their lessons accordingly.

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