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PBL and Polytechnic Education

I spend a good part of yesterday with a delightful delegation of Indonesian professors here on an Internship Program on Establishing Centres of Technology in Polytechnic. As part of a CiCan–Humber College partnership they spent the day at Conestoga looking … Continue reading

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Stretching Your EdTech Comfort Zone

We are privileged to be educators in today’s world. Advancements in technology provide us with myriad opportunities to enrich and enhance the learning that takes place in our classrooms. As we reflect on how we can integrate technology into our … Continue reading

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Introverts in an Active Learning Classroom

Research on active learning shows that engaging with the content makes it stick, peer learning supports better learning, and students’ enthusiasm for learning is increased. But does active learning work for all students? What about the introvert who is not … Continue reading

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Impacting Student Success

Here’s are the slides from this week’s CEDP workshop on Student Success. Remember that as teachers we can help students succeed by: setting an appropriate level of challenge in our classroom providing or directing students to academic support (tutoring, study … Continue reading

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Are Today’s Students Really That Different?

For those of us who have been teaching post-secondary students for more years than we care to mention, it is apparent that today’s student is very different from those we’ve taught before. Some say that they’re digital natives who learn … Continue reading

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