Tag Archives: Musings

Transformative Moment

This week I attended the Vancouver Island University Teaching and Learning Conference and had the pleasure in attending many workshops & presentations. Once workshop that I want to focus on in this moment was by Janet Sinclair & Brain Walker … Continue reading

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Interleaving – Weaving my Math Topics

One effective self-regulated learning strategy is interweaving course content or interleaving. Interleaving is the practice of switching between ideas while studying as this strengthen ¬†understanding on topics previously learned while creating links and connections between topics. I have been using, … Continue reading

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Changes in a Math course

My math class looked like: teach, student practice, teach, student practice, teach, student practice, teach, student practice, teach, student practice, teach, student practice, teach, student practice, review, test. Also, I had taught similar concepts as unique, separate entities. For example, … Continue reading

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Procrastination

I am currently working on my paper to go with my Master’s Project for my M.ED at VIU. I am interested in the topic. I am teaching the course that I am writing about (FNFS 103. Succeeding Online: Tools and … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Conference

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2015 Digital Learning Conference (#2015DL)put on by Randy LaBonte (@rlabonte). Charlene Stewart (a colleague & OLTD cohort member) attended with me. We were also fortunate enough to see two other instructors Mary … Continue reading

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Family Time in Korea

Someone who I am in Korea with observed that Sunday is definitely family day in here. I reflected on why this may be the case. Here is what I came up with: I notice that I see moms & dads … Continue reading

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Korean Education

I learned two very interesting things about Korean education and I thought I would post them while they are fresh in my mind. Firstly, one reason why study and memorization is so highly prized and emphasized is due to the … Continue reading

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South Korean Education on North Korea

Today was my first lecture. It was about North Korea. South Korea is separated from the rest of the continent by the North. Essentially it is an attached island. You can really see this separation at night. The explanation about … Continue reading

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A Time for Reflection

Today I realized something, when driving alone in my car (listening to CBC for those who wonder) and I had a bit of an epiphany. When I was going through my teacher training 15 odd years ago, I never reflected … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property war

There is a war going on, and I didn’t notice. Two sides are fighting to determine who owns an idea. It is being fought on computers, in homes, and yes, in the courts. On one side, the copyrighters, is made … Continue reading

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