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#WorldTeachersDay

Monday, 05 October 2015 by

A big, huge, monstrous, shout out to all the teachers who shape us into who we are today. Our team is passionate about #education and #learning, and for #WorldTeachersDay, ProctorFree team members decided to share who their favorite teacher is/was and what made them so special. What made these teachers so amazing, and why were

NCTA 2015 Presentation Preview

Thursday, 03 September 2015 by

The National College Testing Association Conference (NCTA 2015) in St. Pete, Florida is less than a week away and I can barley contain my excitement! Not just because it’s a great conference, not just because I get to see a bunch of my friends from different schools, not just because I get to go back

How direct can you be with your online students, especially from a virtual space? What is the best way to get your students to stay focused in your online classes? Is there a correct strategy for online students to learn course material? Epository instruction, aka a direct teaching strategy, is a style of instruction that may

Comedy and Academic Integrity?

Thursday, 23 April 2015 by

Improv! You have seen it on the television show, Saturday Night Live, and probably at your local comedy club. But can you incorporate it in your classroom? To find out, I attended the online webcast, “Improvisation and Plagiarism: Fostering a Culture of Creativity” during Turnitin’s Plagiarism Education Week. The webcast, led by Teddi Fishman, the

Learning before the learning?

Thursday, 09 April 2015 by

Similar to a marathon, a participating runner wouldn’t embark on a 26 mile journey without some sort of preparation (well, hopefully not). The same follows for students, or in this case, an “online learner”. Pre-learning activities help prepare students for the details of the lesson, getting them connected and motivated. So why is student preparation necessary?

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