There are two ways to break down the learning of a more complicated process. Either you teach the student each individual piece and you let them work it all together into a total process, or you teach the whole process and let the student work out the individual steps and what they mean. So I'm refe...

Teaching

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Last trimester was my first foray into PBL (Project based learning). Unfortunately I was thrown into the course during week 4, so my students had already been given a rundown of what was going on and had been working on projects for a couple of weeks. Because of this (and also my relative newness to...

PBL Teaching

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Fear of HTML

In the Graphic Design course at my university you are required to do a small class of HTML (basic markup and CSS) in order to continue past trimester 2. This course is incredibly basic and would leave the student with the basis required to continue honing their skills, nothing more. However more tha...

Web Teaching

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On starting my career as a teacher, one thing that stood out to me immediately was the importance placed on the powerpoint presentations. These files in some situations had been passed down for years through various teachers who would occasionally add a slide or two of their own work. For a lot of t...

Teaching

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The last few days I have been working towards creating a Node.Js server that can poll and update various google apps (Calendar, Drive, Admin and Coordinate in particular), and I was a little surprised to find very little out there talking about how to do so. Even worse was there were a lot of guides...

Web Dev Tutorial

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