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December 2, 2019

What Google can teach educators about assessing innovation

Nearly everyone wants to work at Google. Free food, a free gym, shuttles to and from work, and, of course, an excellent salary (paid for with...
November 18, 2019

An Oppida interview: Jamie Engel and insights on Neutopia

Last month, I sat down with Jamie Engel, the CEO and Founder of Neutopia. We connected on LinkedIn prior, and then once we got started...
November 4, 2019

7 quick ways to teach unplugging in schools

It seems paradoxical that unplugging would be the answer to stellar digital citizenship. Don’t students need a chance to experiment online in this digital age?
October 21, 2019

Do your online courses need video? 7 must-ask questions to help you decide

Remember binge-watching cartoons on Saturday mornings? And, only the cool kids had TVs in their rooms? Today, TVs live in our pockets. And those cool kids?...
October 7, 2019

Edtech: supporting the safe use of technology in learning

Technology has become a reality, and it’s an idea that instils a sense of panic in many of us—especially as educators and parents. We see...
September 30, 2019

Will progress in elearning be affected by a bifurcation of global internet use?

Bridging the gap between theory and application in education is a challenge any educator can appreciate. From the lofty ivory towers of university studies on...
September 23, 2019

The value of creating learner profiles

Picture this. A budding entrepreneur has an idea to create a better and more functional computer desk. The same entrepreneur then spends months and months...
September 16, 2019

3 steps to building online communities through digital peer assessment

Ever fallen behind when taking an online course? Or, even worse, have you clicked through the corporate training without reading just to get the software...
September 2, 2019

Designing the perfect rubric

Rubric assessments change the design of a course because they fundamentally change how a learner approaches a project. Well-constructed marking rubrics show learners exactly what...
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