Lenzonium's Lair Blog

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The World Has Gone Visual

As I continue to add to my repertoire of visual literacy  skills, I am realizing that this course has been what I would consider one of most important professional learning experiences that I have gone through....

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Delivering Knowledge? The Bar Has Been Raised

The internet is a big place, but once in a while you find a niche where there is so clearly a single author dominating the scene that you remember:  Someone has to be first!...

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There are Better Ways to Use Your Time Than Mashups

Warning: I am going to come across as a Negative Nancy here.  Mashups are apparently making a huge splash across the internet, though it seems to me that the waves are only being felt by...

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The Science of Presentations

This week, instead of trying to revamp an entire presentation, which I rarely give now that I have basically flipped my chemistry classes, I decided I’d try and take a single slide of a...

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Zen-ifying and CRAP

Teachers and graphic designers have a few things in common: they work they do is powerful, complex and under-appreciated.  When I think about what makes “good design” good, I can’t put my finger on it....

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Use Your Real Name!

I am beginning to sound like a broken record here, but I can’t help but feel that the predominate mood regarding digital citzenship is one of paranoia.  It is all about avoiding those “creepy 50...

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Using Strategy Games (FTL) to Teach Science

I have to admit that the topic of copyright did not grab my attention in the least.  I dragged myself through most of the readings before acknowledging that it just isn’t something I’m going...