student engagement

At BCC, several faculty have used clickers successfully for formative assessment, to increase student engagement, and to review for exams. Some textbook publishers are now offering “clicker-enabled” presentations as instructor […]

A group of six faculty and staff gathered in the CTL last Friday to consider the 2012 Horizon report (full report is at: The first point noted was that […]

How Many Really? BBC Dimensions

This is an amazing set of sites that lets the user explore quantitative reasoning, history, geometry, populations, environment… and a host of other disciplines through interactive comparative graphics and information. […]

Clickers and Peer Instruction

If you are interested in clickers, please ck out this resource from Harvard. Physics Professor Eric Mazur is a lead user of clickers, and has developed best practices for peer […]

Ed Tech Forecasts for 2011

These forecasts for the direction of educational technology are not surprising, as they are continuations of current directions: Mobile computing Tablet, touch screen Cloud based Personalized and engagement-based learning are […]