Coffee Pot Challenge

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2014 – 2015 Schedule of Events

Circles of Innovation is back for an exciting new year, and we have some some engaging sessions planned.  For those of you who have not yet had an opportunity to check us out, Circles of Innovation (Circles for short) is a faculty development opportunity “Where good ideas collide and great discoveries are made possible!” We […]

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Check Out East Library’s New iOS Apps!

The East Library is excited to announce our newly revised and updated iOS Library Apps.  There is an iPhone and iPad version which you can download from the links below as well as review key features. Stay tuned for our upcoming Android versions!  Please share this information with your students.   Key features include the […]

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Teaching “Naked”!

This article by Jose Antonio Bowen appeared in a recent AAC&U newsletter and is based on his 2012 best seller Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning. I particularly enjoyed this excerpt: As faculty, if we are primarily concerned with transmitting content, then our value will only decrease. […]

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How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails

I liked the advice in this blog, suggesting that we send emails to 5 categories of people on a regular basis. I’m going to try it to see what happens!   How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails.

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Supersonic Ping-Pong Bazooka

What happens when you shoot a ping-pong ball at speeds faster than an F16 fighter jet can fly? Take a look for yourself. Kind of makes me wish I had majored in Mechanical Engineering. Here is a link to the Perdue web page.

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Taylor Mali: What Do Teachers Make?

I was recently reminded of a poem about teachers that I just needed to share with Circles. For those of you unfamiliar with Taylor Mali’s work, you might want to check out his youtube channel. Here are two versions of his poem on What Do Teachers Make? The first is the more theatrical cut. The […]

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Taylor Mali – The The Impotence of Proofreading

The other day I shared Weird Al’s new video which sparked Shawn Pollgreen to share this “The The Impotence of Proofreading,” by Taylor Mali, so thanks for the share Shawn. It also reminded me of one of my favorite Taylor Mali poems “What Do Teachers Make?” which, I think, is something every teacher should see. Enjoy!

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Weird Al Yankovic – Word Crimes

Special thanks to Deidre Holmes DuBois for sharing this link to Weird Al’s new music video on Word Crimes. Talk about a way to spark conversation about good grammar.

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Fallero 1.2 Is Available for Consumption!

Special thanks to the editors of Fallero (Michael Wheaton, Tori Grajeda, and C. Holliday) for sharing the East Campus-based Literary Arts Magazine with Circles of Innovation. They are muy happy to announce that the Spring, 2014 issue is now available for consumption (including a Florida-flavored essay about Local Mad Cool Writer Zora Neale Hurston as well […]

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