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Excerpt from Chapter 7: Building an Online Community

My blended learning book for secondary teachers continues… Every teacher has experienced the sinking feeling that accompanies a moment in second semester when a student in his or her class does not know the name of another student in the … Continue reading

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Having Fun Writing Sonnets

Shakespearean “Insult” Sonnet: Your Opportunity to Put Shakespeare’s Words to Your Deepest, Darkest Thoughts! Write an original sonnet for someone or something you wish to insult using language from Shakespeare’s day and age. This can be a character in a … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Chapter 3: Discussions are Critical to Learning

Discussions are an essential part of the learning process because they facilitate collective construction of knowledge. Helen Elmendorf and John Ottenhoff stress in their essay, The Importance of Conversation in Learning and the Value of Web-based Discussion Tools, “We know, … Continue reading

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