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Big Ideas for Instruction

Now that we’re clear on what I mean when I say “Big Idea” (See Big Idea 1 and Big Idea 2) let’s discuss how they are used for instruction. 805 more words


Uncertainty in the mail

I had a nice parcel in the mail today — Michael Brooks’ new book At the edge of uncertainty: 11 discoveries taking science by surpris… 102 more words

Science Communication

Commitment, Re-Commitment and Consistency!

I recently returned from pampering myself at a spiritual Tantric retreat for women

where I disconnected from my laptop, my phone, my business, my should’s, my could’s and my responsibilities… 598 more words

Growth & Development

Operations and Safety: A Love Hate Relationship

Truck drivers live day in and day out managing an operational schizophrenia. You have those drivers that Operations loves, but safety hates, or that safety loves and operations hate. 476 more words

Big Ideas

You Can Learn Anything

We are born to learn.

So the other day while I was mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I came across this video made by Salman Khan (No, not the actor silly!

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So, What Is a Big Idea?

This is part 2 of the Big Idea series. The first question I told you we would explore in this series is: What kinds of concepts are used for course themes? 967 more words