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Week #7: Emotion and Learning

It's been an emotional week! Between the US Presidential election and the COVID-19 pandemic, not to mention being a wife, mother,...

Week #5: Cognitive Bias

An examination of 20 Cognitive Biases and how they affect teaching and learning

Week #4: Harvard Macy Institute!!!

This week was incredible! I had the amazing opportunity to learn with and from Harvard Macy Scholars! We spent an intense week discussing...

Week #3: Kolb and Experiential Learning

This week I'd like to reflect on a theory of learning which we briefly touched on in class and I will be using in my upcoming Harvard...

Week #2: ZPD and DDD

Acronyms are fun! ZPD= Zone of Proximal Development DDD= Degree of Desirable Difficulty Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast How do these...

Week #1: Cognitive Load

This week I learned quite a bit about cognitive load and its effect on learners. Cognitive Load Theory is the idea that, in order to...

Week #0: Looking Forward

I enrolled in the Master's in Medical Education program at Harvard intending to improve my skill as a teacher. I am making a career shift...