Chopped Design: Learning Edition | Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

Adapted from the popular Food Network game show, four teams will battle it out, generating innovative learning designs in real time before the audience and a panel of judges. Course by course, teams are “chopped” until one remains. The challenge? Teams have only minutes to plan amazing student learning experiences … Continue readingChopped Design: Learning Edition | Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

2018 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants call for proposals | UToday | University of Calgary

  These grants facilitate projects through three structural streams: Practice grants: This stream of grants supports our pursuit of professional learning about research-informed teaching and learning. Practice grants are one-year grants, individual or collaborative and can receive funding up to $7,500. Lesson study: These grants … Continue reading2018 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants call for proposals | UToday | University of Calgary

‘No dress rehearsal, this is our life:’ Gord Downie and the Canadian conversation

Canadians are lucky to have the creative contributions of Gord Downie, frontman for the Tragically Hip, who passed away this week at the age of 53. He embodied a beautiful paradox in our conversation about Canadian culture. He wrote poetry about hockey and our complicated … Continue reading‘No dress rehearsal, this is our life:’ Gord Downie and the Canadian conversation