Monthly Archives: March 2011

Gaming in the Class Room

As far as gamers are concerned, the Wii is a lame platform. Nintendo knew that it could tap into the “casual gamer” market and so it sold out – plain and simple. As a result, however, it is the best … Continue reading

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Instructional Challenge #2 – What if?

Life is full of What If’s. I teach history and if anyone knows about what if’s, it is a history teacher. What if Pickett’s Charge on the 3rd day of Gettysburg had succeeded? What if the Christians had not defeated … Continue reading

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Social Media in the Classroom

One of the big challenges I face as an instructor, is to foster student involvement and discussion on the topic we are discussing in class. Some students are shy and do not want to speak up, others are perfectly content … Continue reading

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