Author Archives: cherylcolan

Relationships and How to Build Them

The Write6x6 crew is giving great answers to this past week’s writing prompt: get a coffee together and just chat have lunch together just listen to each other (to be kind, to learn, to understand) reframe your purpose (or your … Continue reading

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Get to Know What You Don’t Know

Back when I taught computer graphics and web design courses, I would introduce my students to this concept by drawing quadrants on the whiteboard during the second week of class: I was trying to introduce them to the idea that … Continue reading

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Dreams of Improving Maricopa Teamwork

When I first accepted my job as an Instructional Media Developer at GCC, I was coming from a web development environment that had embraced the idea of the Daily Stand-Up. Nothing did more to help me feel like I was … Continue reading

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Video Investigations as Assessment

On January 27, I attended TechTalks at SCC and watched Geology faculty Sian Proctor and Merry Wilson present their talk Video Investigations: Students Presenting Their Understanding of Our World. From their abstract (scroll down the linked page a bit to read it … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Side – Everyday

People this past week have been writing about kindness, and the opportunity to be vulnerable, as it relates to their work in teaching and learning. Ann Riley wrote about noticing the connection between kindness and vulnerability and challenged us to be … Continue reading

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