Engaged Learning Model

What is this? I created this graphic to help teachers design learner-friendly presentation activities in the classroom. According to John Medina’s BrainRules, an audience’s attention span is about 10 minutes. At this point, the presenter needs to recalibrate before continuing with the presentation.  This cycle can be repeated numerous times, but it is best to takeContinue reading “Engaged Learning Model”

Khan Academy Founder Talks Radical Education Reform

“There’s a lot more demand for people who want to just improve themselves than anyone would have guessed,” says Salman Khan, founder of the free educational video series that bears his name and the new book, The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined. Originally conceived to help his 12-year-old cousin learn math, Khan Academy now offersContinue reading “Khan Academy Founder Talks Radical Education Reform”

Creating Presentations That Don’t Suck – COVID Edition!

Planing the Workshop Fill in Workshop Ideas on the Dotstorming Brainstorming Board Storytelling Matters! Scott’s presentation guru, Garr Reynolds, stated it best at his site, presentationzen.com: “We are a storytelling animal. We are not a bullet-point-memorizing animal. We are wired to be attracted to story and to learn from them and to spread them.” “The bestContinue reading “Creating Presentations That Don’t Suck – COVID Edition!”