Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Teaching in the 21st Century


I don't think this was what I planned to take a photo of today - and it was a beautiful day to have gone outside and taken some shots. However, I stayed late at work again tonight and when I got home I had a couple of student questions to respond to in my online algebra class. As I was setting up to answer those questions I was struck by the ways in which we reach students now that weren't possible just a few years ago.  I used our live classroom software to record two quick problem demos using the web cam and my microphone, posted them to the discussion board and got a student - hopefully - happily along her way.  Kind of amazing and a little scary all at the same time.

Happy "hump" day.

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