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Technically speaking…

I am a baby boomer —sometimes challenged by technology; certainly can use improvement. Having used electronic health records with no problem, now a very green teacher, there is much more  to learn.  I will speak up and seek support in this area.

The Best Way to Engage and Assess Students

Have lectures that represent all learning styles, have reliable tests, be transparent, engage with questions, and vary taxonomy.

What have you learned from effective teaching strategies module?

Clear communication: Teachers need to communicate information clearly, using language and examples that students can understand.

Active learning: Encouraging students to be actively engaged in the learning process, through group work, discussions, and hands-on activities.

Differentiated instruction: Tailoring instruction to meet the needs of individual students, by recognizing their learning styles, interests, and abilities.

Feedback: Providing regular feedback to students on their progress and achievements, and helping them to identify areas for improvement.

Technology integration: Using technology to enhance the learning experience, by incorporating multimedia presentations, online resources, and interactive activities.

Classroom management: Creating a positive… >>>

Different points of veiw

Touring your classroom before teaching to see from a students view is interesting. Always try to build rapport with the students as soon as possible


When introducing yourself, what are some subjects you include?

Keeping organized

Going over the objectives, do you read the syllabus or do you have the students read it?

How to deal with a struggling student

How do I help students who sometimes do not want to be helped?

Very good info

I enjoy the class


What guidelines do you give to students when having them teach the topic?

Multiple learning styles

How do you approach presenting material for all learning styles?

Getting through a lot of content in minimal time

How would you suggestion getting through a lot of content with minimal time?  If given 4 hours and you need to get through 4-5 chapters, as well as do an assessment or test, how can this be done effectively?

fresh content in the field

what sources do you use to keep content accurate and easy to retain

Creative Learning

What is the most creative event you've planned for auditory learners?


Providing a supportive learning environment can encourage class participation and growth. This type of learning environment encourage questions and discussions to stimulate the future critical thinkers of our communities. 

Professional development.

The professional development programs are really important for nursing instructors. It can be a great option and move our career to another level. Quality improvement is reflected in classrooms.

It is all about Projection

Bottom line, it is all about how we project in the classroom. We need to Model, manage and motivate at any given time and feel comfortable with doing so.

learning styles and building an interactive and cohesive learning environment that includes group work

How effective can instructional assessment techniques are in the online or distant education environment? I encountered huge challenges  to maintain instructional quality in the online environment. 

new instructor nervousness

As a new instructor, I was a little uneasy at first, but soon got comfortable and just began to do a mental checklist. I told myself I can do this, it's good to get the nervousness over with, don't want the learners to pick up on it.

Learning and Understanding

One of the things I try to remember is that students learn things for their reasons, not mine. Being mindful in my presentations of this theory opens up student learning as they begin to open their minds to new ideas and challenger their assumptions. 

Active Learning & Student Engagement

What is a strategy for engaging a student who is constantly on their phone or on an electronic device, not paying attention or participating in class?