CourseHelp.ca gets a reboot

My new update for CourseHelp.ca has gone live. It was quite a bit of work moving over all the content from the previous Google Sites site. Since nothing is automated, I had to create a new page for each resource on the site. I think it still all came together fairly quickly and I’m pleased with the simple and clean appearance of it. The last site contained different sections for video…

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Embedding a Blog as Your Course News Stream

What do you do for inquisitive parents who want to know what’s going on in their child’s classroom if the class is entirely locked away inside an LMS? (I’m switching to the term vLE, so I’ll start using that now). The options for parents are a little limited. The parent can be set up with an Auditor role and be able to log in and see what’s going on inside,…

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Flip a Lesson, but Don’t Flip Your Classroom

Some ideas flourish simply because the time is right. In the past several years, across the globe, people independently started making simple instructional videos and posted them online for their students. Many years ago, before I knew anything of Khan Academy or any other education video service, I started making simple videos for my own adult learning program, unaware of the trend.  It’s a simple idea that just makes sense.…

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