Heat one end of a rod, and eventually the whole rod will reach an even and elevated temperature. That’s thermodynamics.Continue reading “The thermodynamics of teaching and power imbalances in the classroom”
Text Blaze is a free Chrome extension of the “text expander” type. It allows you to create abbreviations that will automatically expand to other user-definable text. There are lots of these text expanders out there; I’ve tried a few, but none have provided the functionality and usability of Text Blaze for free.
For instance, I’ve set up a snippet that turns “/today” into [17.03.19].
There’s a bit of a programming interface so you can create quite complex substitutions, even in Google Docs too. And it connects to your Google Account, so install it once and it will “spread” to all your devices that support Chrome extensions automatically
If you’re looking for an easy way to make your Chrome browser work better for you, I suggest you look into this extension.
If you’re an engineering student, you’ll probably have to write more more than a few exams at the Mattamy Centre, and you’ll know what it’s like having to find your seat in the long rows of tables and chairs set up for exams down there.
I wrote a post on my other blog about the importance of reflecting on your life as a feature of learning. If you care about your education, you need to reflect on what you’re learning.