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Legos, or something like them

Today I ventured yet again into the world of SCALE-UP classrooms. This time with a bit of success! The professor that teaches the class I help out with talked for a while about crystal structures – simple cubic, body centered … Continue reading

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Surge 108 Layout

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This is the room in which we attempt to SCALE-UP. Surge 108, on VT’s Blacksburg campus.  It’s only looked like this for about a month! The instruction of students in this room is still very much in its infancy so … Continue reading

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A contract. A syllabus. A noose.

Before I started to blog myself I figured I would check up and see what other people were saying. You know, peer pressure and all. Lots of us have nothing more special to say than greet the world with open … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

or how not to use a SCALE-UP classroom With the primary instructor out of town, I was left to teach my first full class period in our SCALE-UP classroom. I was confident in the material and had no qualms about … Continue reading

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Originally my blogging adventure was supposed to begin with a GEDI (Graduate Education Development Institute) class called Contemporary Pedagogy but during that same semester I was invited to begin co-teaching a course in an innovative learning environment.  Considering both have … Continue reading

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