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On this website I share essays about topics I enjoy writing about, including thoughts about how to effectively teach and learn online, the latest EdTech apps, tools, and services I’m trying, and personal reflections on what it means to identify as an academic who no longer works in “The Academy”.

How to Build a Notion Life Management Dashboard

How to Build a Notion Life Management Dashboard

I'm excited today to kick off a new series of tutorials, entitled: How do you do that? How to Build a Notion Life Management Dashboard This is video #1 in my new Ready, Set, BUILD! series on how to build a LIFE MANAGEMENT DASHBOARD using Notion. I walk you through the step-by-step process of how to build the dashboard I'm using every single day in Notion. Optional: You can buy this Notion Template! Don't feel like building the whole system or waiting for all the videos to be released? I have a...

If Teaching Online is New for You

If Teaching Online is New for You

This post is for anyone who is going to teach live courses with tools like Zoom or Microsoft Teams and focuses on how to teaching live courses effectively video. 1st: Prepare to Positively React to Technological "Fails". You will experience technology fails (perhaps some epic ones!) and that's 100% ok. Your students will experience some too. Perhaps your webcam, or theirs, will get stuck, or won't turn on (or off), your mic won't work, or there will be some crazy audio feedback. How you react...