POP that ‘ZENtation

POP that ‘ZENtation

This could be my worst blog title so far… I realized when thinking about presentations I’ve done in the past, that I haven’t really done many ‘presentations’, so to speak. I rarely use slides of any kind in class, but when I do they are...
Keep on Remixin’ in the Real World

Keep on Remixin’ in the Real World

In order to begin this school year in a course I co-teach called ‘Global and Personal Actions’, I wanted to get students’ minds back into the major global issues that currently exist. It was over ten years ago that J.F. Rischard published High Noon:...
Getting the Science Fix with Infographics

Getting the Science Fix with Infographics

infographic Syllabifiction: (in·fo·graph·ic) Pronounciation: /ˌinfōˈgrafik/ noun a visual image such as a chart or diagram used to represent information or data: a good infographic is worth a thousand words (from oxforddictionaries.com) It seems like such a simple...
Using Photos for Understanding

Using Photos for Understanding

I had to spend quite a lot of time thinking about how I can use photos in class to improve instruction. For the most part, I refer to specifically chosen videos, animations and diagrams in order to explain science concepts. Furthermore, it’s quite a chore to...
Blog Redesign: An Exercise in Persistence

Blog Redesign: An Exercise in Persistence

NOTE: This blog post refers to a previous version of this blog which was developed under the CoETaIL domain. Even a timeless work of art like the DeLorean needs an upgrade now and then. Without Mr. Fusion, how else could Doc generate the 1.21 Jigawatts of power? It...