Monthly Archives:: February 2018

Virtual Privilege Walk

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Note: This post is a work in progress. I will be back to finish it up and cite the appropriate contributors once I have their permission.  Have you ever heard of a privilege walk? Yesterday, one of my colleagues shared the idea with me. I thought it was a great conversation starter and an amazing […]

Canvas Start of the Semester Checklist

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Use this printable Canvas Start of the Semester Checklist to make sure your course is ready is ready when the semester starts. There is also an online version of the start of the semester checklist with clickable links to learn how to do all the things in the checklist. The checklist is adapted from an openly licensed checklist […]

Learning Day Teach-In at Galileo School for Gifted Learning

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Today my wife and I got the opportunity to do Teach-In at the Galileo School for Gifted Learning where our daughter is in 5th grade. We will be working with the science concepts of Force while teaching students about Screencasting and Pecha Kucha. Should be fun. By the end of our session, each team should […]

Learning Day 2018: Bricks, Clicks and Teacher Tricks

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  Hello and Welcome! We hope you enjoyed our presentation at Learning Day 2018. As promised, here is your outsourced memory for our session. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact either of us. James May  and  Sharon May We started today with a creativity challenge. How did you do? Did you have […]

So You Think You Can’t Dance

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So, you still think you can’t dance? Let us prove you wrong with this encore session. This year we are going to learn the ChaCha! The ChaCha is a dance of Cuban origin, and there are quite a few reasons we have selected it for this year’s “So You Think You Can’t Dance” session. The […]

Making a Tabs Page in Canvas

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We have gotten some requests for how to make a Tabs Page in Canvas. If you are not sure what I am talking about, take a look at the Gif below.   Basically, you can use tabs to… improve your course design by making your course more visually appealing and look more organized. avoid using […]