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Navigating Changes in Learning: The Flipped Classroom

Author: Jovi Nazareno, EdM Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education A few years ago, I registered for an online course that held many surprises for me. Prior to the start of the course, we were given access to videos that explained what to expect from the course and how to come prepared for each [...]

2020-10-18T23:17:07-05:00October 13th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Lost in Cyberspace: The Check for Understanding

Author: Jovi Nazareno, EdM Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education The new academic year recently began. In the first weeks of the semester, I amused myself by how often I completely ignored information presented right on the screen and via a teacher’s voice. I’m a grad student, I thought to myself. I should be [...]

2020-09-24T00:57:12-05:00September 24th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Writing as language: An obvious yet crucial view

Author: Jovi Nazareno, EdM Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education To begin unpacking how to develop writing skills, it becomes important to define what exactly is writing. Is writing an artifact of language etched onto some physical (or virtual) object? Does writing make our thoughts tangible? Is writing then a product we create? Is [...]

2020-09-24T00:25:31-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Rethinking Time for Writing: Product, Process, and Progress

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School When people hear that I majored in English, have a job title of editor, and actually write and generally like it, some reactions are: Why? You must like reading Do you have any tips to get me to write? I shouldn’t share with you what [...]

2020-08-13T22:37:23-05:00August 13th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

For the struggling writer, begin with a compassionate heart

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School Too many labels exist to oversimplify the complex act of writing. I’ve heard phrases like, “he’s slow,” “she should already know this,” “he’s not paying attention,” “she’s lazy,” “he’s unmotivated by this assignment,” “she can’t write,” or “he’s just not thinking.” These phrases share an [...]

2020-07-23T14:14:40-05:00July 23rd, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Fascination with the brain and anything neuro

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School Have you ever read a catchy headline about the brain, brain health, how we use or should use our brain, or how much of the brain we use? Perhaps, like me, you have at some point been baited or even charmed into reading more. [...]

2020-06-26T19:41:49-05:00June 9th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Continuing your education online? Get to know your classmates

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School As we attempt to create a new normal in which change is constant and physical isolation is common practice, we might find ourselves asking, “what does this mean for education?” Schools have closed their campuses, canceled classes and graduation ceremonies, and/or moved instruction and [...]

2020-05-16T11:49:09-05:00May 15th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Moving Your Classes Online? Nothing Will Be the Same Again

Author: Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Professor at Harvard University, Extension School My name is Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa and a month back I recorded a podcast on Taking your Courses Online in which I highlighted some of the benefits of remote learning. Today, I want to extend the moving metaphor to call attention to the ways the Coronavirus [...]

2020-04-29T00:46:15-05:00April 29th, 2020|Articles, Audio|0 Comments

The Downward Spiral of “Either Or” Thinking

Author: Jovi Nazareno, student at Harvard University Extension School. Overdue for replacement, phrases such as “be rational,” “leave your emotions out of it,” or “just get it done” fail to value the reality of our experiences. What we feel—negative or positive—cannot and are not meant to be divorced from our thoughts, our bodies, or [...]

2020-04-23T21:41:40-05:00April 23rd, 2020|Articles|0 Comments
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