Take the TED-Ed Challenge

Want to keep your brain in shape this summer — and learn 31 new ideas in the month of July? Do both by signing up here to take the TED-Ed July Challenge. Here’s how it works: Beginning on July 1, once a day for 31 days, you’ll receive a TED-Ed Lesson in your inbox chosen just […]

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Digital Learning Strategies: PCCUA STEM Summit

Thank you for coming to our session at the STEM Summit. If you would like to contact us to ask any follow up questions, you can email us here. As promised, here is your outsourced memory. In the fall of 2013, a new course was piloted on the East Campus of Valencia College in Orlando, […]

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A Flipped Lesson: Fusing a Video with a Formative Assessment

The following post is a part of the Flipped Classroom series from the 2015 Summer Destination Program:  Special thanks to Nicolas Navarro for submitting an example of a flipped lesson that he has prepared to teach geometry and unit conversions to students in his Developmental Math class. The basic idea of flipping a lesson is […]

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A digital “To-Do” List–Get started with Padlet

Padlet is a free web tool that acts almost like a virtual “bulletin board”.  Users can collaborate on a Padlet wall to brainstorm, share ideas, or present content. You can post to a Padlet wall from any web enabled mobile device! And yes, you can embed a Padlet wall in Blackboard. There was a Circles post […]

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Socialnomics

Special Thanks to Jennifer Bacelice for sharing this great video on the power of socialnomics, which is also a book. Anyone interested in reading and chatting about this book? Let me know.  The video really made me think. And what scared me most, is how much the data presented in the video has changed in just the […]

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A Digital Workflow: autoCrat add-on for Google Spreadsheets

Have you ever wanted documents to personalized, but still be formatted the same way? For example, for the Active Learning Destination 2015 track, the goal was to have the mini-teach lesson plans all formatted in the same fashion, but with each unique teacher’s information/ideas/objectives/plans….following me? So what’s the solution? We used a great combo package […]

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A Flipped Lesson: Using Screenchomp to make a Khan-esque Lesson

The following post is a part of the Flipped Classroom series from the 2015 Summer Destination Program:  Special thanks to Andrea Tice for submitting an example of a flipped lesson that she has prepared to teach students in her Gen Chem II course how to balance complex reduction-oxidation reactions. The learning outcomes for this lesson […]

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Destination 2015: Flipped Learning – Week 5

Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations   Day 5 Agenda Sign in Room 11-106 and then meet in your assigned room on your name tag:   Room Assignments Mandy’s Group – 216 […]

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Destination 2015: Flipped Learning – Week 4

Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations   Day 4 Agenda Sign in Room 11-106 and then meet in your assigned room on your name tag: Schedule for James and Mandy’s group 1:00pm-2:00pm – […]

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Destination 2015: Flipped Learning – Week 3

Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V0pfOQ6E_o] Day 3 Agenda Sign in Room 11-106 and then meet in your assigned room on your name tag: Schedule for James and Mandy’s group 1:00pm-1:50pm […]

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