April 5, 2023 Training

Web Design for Beginners by Envato Tuts on Youtube UX Design includes things like information architecture, user psychology, usability testing, content strategy, wireframes, interaction design, etc. UI Design includes things like color, typography, spacing, sizing, shape, etc. Web Design includes building the site. They often are UX designers, UI designers, or both. Project briefs –

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March 23, 2023 Training

The Thinking Classroom by Jennifer Gonzalez on CultOfPedagogy.com Methodology built on 14 principles – These are definitely primarily towards a math classroom, but it has concepts that apply. For example, the point is to keep learners engaged and to give them the opportunity to lead their own learning. Allowing learners to do frequent activities, even

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February 24, 2023

The Power of Goal Setting and Reflection by Jennifer Gonzalez on CultOfPedagogy.com Important to cultivate growth mindset – the belief that you can improve with effort How do you do this? Teach kids how their brains work and what their capabilities are Offer praise frequently Create structures that allow learners to measure their own progress

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February 22, 2023

Better Lectures by Jennifer Gonzalez on CultOfPedagogy.com Overuse and poor execution led to wave to reduce lecturing, so how do you make it worthwhile when it’s your best/only choice? Only lecture when there isn’t a better way of expressing that info, it keeps it from becoming a drag because it’s the only option ever picked

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February 7, 2023

Constructing Success Criteria with Students by Jennifer Gonzalez on CultOfPedagogy.com Grading should remember the five SEL competencies Can be done at multiple levels Work through criteria with students to help them build a full understanding of it, or have students help decide what criteria would be meaningful for them – This clearly is speaking about

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February 2, 2023

Design Concepts on LawsOfUX.com Von Restorff Effect AKA the Isolation Effect When similar options are presented, we will best remember the one that differs the most Make key info or items visually distinct Use restraint in your emphasis (if everything is highlighted, nothing is) – On websites, you don’t want your highlights to look like

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