Day: December 7, 2017

Technology in the Science Classroom

x Effective teaching practices involve the student in engaging, hands-on experiences. Astronomy presents a unique struggle.Here at Oakville Trafalgar High School (Ontario, Canada), we have reinvented the astronomy curriculum to have a focus on technological tools and simulations. Video Rating: /...

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Why Is Online Teaching Important?

x What do you think of this resource? Please click to complete a quick survey. Download the supporting PDF file for this episode from the Learning to Teach Online project website. This Learning to Teach Online episode provides a brief overview of how our increasingly digitally networked world is changing the way we communicate and learn. It examines the benefits and challenges of online teaching, and how higher education is responding and adapting to these changes. We hope to paint a broad picture of the shifting educational landscape and to contextualise the need for the Learning...

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Tip Tuesday: Motivating Your Students

x Hey guys! Hi everyone and welcome back to Tip Tuesday! Today we’re talking about how to motivate your students to want to do a good job and work diligently! I think as homeschoolers motivation can be an issue, well it has been for us anyway! My kids tend to think that since they’re at home, they don’t have to work as hard, or be as diligent with their assignments, and they can sometimes get lazy and unmotivated. So today I have a few tips that I’ve implemented in our home to help motivate them and encourage them to...

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