Switch it up!

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Going remote can feel stressful and difficult, so here are some strategies to keep the tone light and joyous whether hosting an online meeting or course.   Start the session with a song. As people are logging in to the room, play an upbeat song.  Plan a fun or inclusive activity, like dress like a meme or […]

Netiquette 101

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Going remote in the middle of the semester is a difficult task, and everyone is pitching in to help out and provide suggestions, resources, or strategies for teaching remotely. Some resources suggest How to Get Students to Participate in Virtual Meetings, while others share Strategies for Structuring Teaching from Home: Planning Your Way to an […]

Celebrate good times!

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As the semester comes to a close, here’s a reminder to celebrate.  Celebrate all the lessons learned. Celebrate the concepts covered.  Celebrate the hard work. And most importantly, celebrate the good that has happened this semester.  This is especially important because at a time that feels like a crunch to get it all in, we […]

Snowball effect

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As the semester comes to a close, time becomes more precious.  Having students engaged and participatory can take away some scheduled class time, but there is a strategy to that you can implement which provides students an opportunity to share their ideas while an encouraging them to help keep the conversation moving.  This strategy is affectionately […]