Whiteboard vs PowerPoint

I guest lectured at Fanshawe College this morning. In presentations in classroom settings, I have recently found myself opting for the whiteboard and marker over the projector and slidedeck. I have an untested, anecdotally-based hypothesis that people are getting tired of looking at screens all the time. Maybe we are unconsciously intrigued (and reengaged) when …

One of the most valuable things

One of the most valuable things another person can tell me is that they do not understand what I am saying. This is a great gift. Only an honest intervention like this can save me from the ongoing futility of talking only to myself.