Two Entrepreneurial English-language Events

Two articles on entrepreneurial events that I helped create and organize for the course that I coordinate.

Subject/Verb Agreement

Instructions: Write the correct form of the verb to complete the sentence. Use the simple present tense for all sentences. The simple past does not work for this exercise. Neither does the simple future! Just stick to the SIMPLE PRESENT! Ahem, sorry. If you need to review subject/verb agreement, please visit the OWL Purdue online… Continue reading Subject/Verb Agreement

Conan’s Gantlet of Grammar

Gauntlet: "a strong glove with a long, loose wrist."Gantlet: "go through an intimidating or dangerous crowd or experience in order to reach a goal."Google Dictionary These are weird times. Currently, most of the world is some state of quarantine, and many people are practicing social distancing. Being cooped up in my apartment, teaching online several… Continue reading Conan’s Gantlet of Grammar

Response to a Blog Reader

Hi Conan!  I was in UWRF while you were the ISS Director and have been following your endeavors on Instagram since we met pretty much. I think its really cool how you have turned a journal to just keep in contact into a blog and so far looks like kept it going. I feel like… Continue reading Response to a Blog Reader

Interactive Videos and H5P

Image source This is my third post for a series in which I develop and appraise English language learning activities using the web-based program H5P. For other posts in the series, please click on the tag H5P. Ever since the advent of Youtube, there has been a near endless amount of video content that can… Continue reading Interactive Videos and H5P

Creating Drag-the-Word Activities with H5P

This is my second post for a series in which I develop and appraise English language learning activities using the web-based program H5P. For other posts in the series, please click on the tag H5P. Today I had some time during my office hour -- a couple of students were completing make-up writing assessments --… Continue reading Creating Drag-the-Word Activities with H5P

Using H5P Multiple Hotspots to Create Interactive Vocabulary Tables

This post will be first in a series in which I develop and appraise English language learning activities using the web-based program H5P. This past week, I attended a workshop entitled “Creating Interactive Online Teaching Resources Using H5P” organized by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Qatar University (QU). The presenter, Mr.… Continue reading Using H5P Multiple Hotspots to Create Interactive Vocabulary Tables