12 Apps of Christmas

Day 9: Nearpod This was originally posted by ETUG under Creative Commons license as part of their 2017 12 Apps of Christmas feature.  Original article: ETUG Blog What is it? Nearpod is a web-based and mobile application that allows educators to deliver their lessons interactively to students while monitoring their progress in real-time. Educators can download curated lessons from the Nearpod library, create personalized interactive … Continue reading 12 Apps of Christmas

Design Thinking and Student Engagement

This blog post was written in partnership with my classmate and friend Todd Pezer.  This blog post was originally written as part of a course requirement for the Royal Roads Master of Arts in Learning and Technology program. Design thinking is a human-centred iterative process utilized to gain empathy for the view of others to a complex problem.  This process is employed prior to the search … Continue reading Design Thinking and Student Engagement