Inspiration for online teaching can appear in surprising places. Who says it should be confined to conferences or journal articles? When you teach online, the words of celebrated thinkers can offer plenty of food for thought. And Albert Einstein provides a perfect example... (more…)
For the longest time, I could see no way to connect online teaching with Twitter. Twitter was like some annoying, large exotic bird. Oh, I could hear it squawking, alright. I could see it hopping around my backyard. But I was far too busy with my online teaching load to bother making friends with a wild blue bird... (more…)
In the middle of a busy day of online teaching, the calming sound of a trickling stream may be impossible to imagine. There’s no room for restful imagery today. Instead, you furiously multi-task between multiple student demands, administrative responsibilities, and a large pile of unmarked work waiting to be graded.... (more…)
When you teach online, you’re always looking for ways to make your job easier, and your students’ experiences more satisfying. Humor is an online teaching tool that can help you achieve both of those goals. But this tool is more powerful than it looks. It pays to think carefully about how you’ll use it... (more…)
An Easy Twitter Strategy for Online Teachers & Education Businesses... Twitter profiles are vitally important on this social media platform. Your profile is the first stop for all your potential new contacts. It’s effectively a decision-making tool. It helps people decide whether to follow you – or to engage with you at all. So Twitter profiles have to be worth ...