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Great module | New comment by Anne Clancy

Easier said than done but I agree! Teachers need to constantly modify their strategies. 

Great module | New blog by Rogelio Torrente

This course has presented a good deal of information that is vital in understanding students learning styles and adapting my method to meet students goal.

clear the path | New comment by Alicia Ziegenbein

Hello Ann,  Through my experience it helps to learn what motivates the student. It maybe that the student is lacking in how to be a critical thinker. Many students are looking for the one word...

Ed 116 Critical thinking . | New discussion by louise lotte

the course was very stimulating ; I found it stimulating and useful.

clear the path | New discussion by Ann Hill

How do we as instructors clear the path to those that are lazy to think?

what was the most important fact you learned from this course? | New comment by lisa anthony

We all have a way in which we best learn.  Odds are, every student in your class has a different preferred learning style, which can make it difficult for you to be the most effective...

what was the most important fact you learned from this course? | New comment by Mary Ann Pedersen

I myself like guided note taking so I was encouraged to create simple clear guides for the students that can be their study guides.  

Thinkers | New comment by Mary Ann Pedersen

thank you for sharing this comment Frank Glass. will use it!!

brain function | New comment by Mary Ann Pedersen

Fascinating time in science where renewing the mind and body is now evidence based. reading Dr. Caroline Leaf and how these changes take place.

retention | New comment by Mary Ann Pedersen

agreed. We have purposeful groups assigned based on learning styles, so it becomes a team format. Really an interesting way to simulate the workplace and conflict resolution as well. Love the...