During one of the sessions at the Wyoming Innovations in Learning conference, Rebecca Velikaneye of Wheatland Middle School explained how she was using virtual reality (VR) with her students. VR is a technology that is on the rise in education.
While attending the Wyoming Innovations in Learning conference, I sat in on a presentation focusing on active learning strategies for online courses given by Tim Kochery, a Senior Instructional Designer at Laramie County Community College. He began his presentation by defining active learning. Continue reading
While we do not primarily use Google Classroom at Jamestown Community College, we do have some faculty experimenting with it. Since, I do not use Google Classroom that often, I decided to sit in on this session. Rebecca Velikaneye from Wheatland Middle School provided a thorough review of Google Classroom. She highlighted a number of the paperless benefits of this application. Continue reading
This Wyoming Innovations in Learning session had this description: “Are you asking questions that Google can answer? In a connected classroom, we need to be asking our students questions that Google CANNOT answer. Learn how to change the way you ask questions in a way that promotes curiosity and forces students to use problem-solving and higher order thinking skills.” Travis Allen was the presenter. Continue reading