Hi Dave - Thanks for commenting about blogging. I am a big believer in journals and readers response. I have my students write "thinking stems" which basically describe what they are thinking/feeling/seeing/noticing/ while they read. I am going to have them do this on the blog. I'm hoping that once they see the "world" comment, they will get excited!
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This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More