Daily Archives: Saturday, April 20, 2013

eScience Labs

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Special thanks to Rob Mccaffrey for sharing this with us from his trip to the Innovations Conference. eScience Labs LLC. provides complete and comprehensive hands-on science kits to support online and traditional courses in need of a laboratory solution. These are the same experiments you would find in a traditional academic lab, but designed and […]

SmartMeasure for Online Learning

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Special thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this from his trip to the Innovations conference. The SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator is a web-based tool which assesses a learner’s likelihood for succeeding in an online and/or technology rich learning program. SmarterMeasure indicates the degree to which an individual student possesses attributes, skills and knowledge that contribute […]

Zombies, demons part of curriculum at Lone Star College

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Special thanks to Rob McCaffrey for sharing this article with us from his trip to the Innovations Conference. Click on the image or on the following link to read more. http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/ccp/zombies-demons-part-of-curriculum-at-lone-star-college

Detailed List of Educational iPad Apps

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Special Thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this with us from his trip to the innovations conference. Click on this link or the image below to see the full list http://citt.hccfl.edu/Files/AppsFromFaculty.pdf

Succeed with Math V2

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Special thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this with Circles from his trip to the Innovations Conference Welcome to the updated version of Succeed with Math! Succeed with Mathwill help you review key math concepts, and then apply these concepts to real world applications. Units available include: Math and You, Getting Down to the Basics, Numbers Everywhere, […]

Overcoming Math Anxiety Webshop

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Special thanks to Al Groccia for sharing this with us from his trip to the innovations conference Overcoming Math Anxiety: A Webshop This self-paced, interactive workshop is available to help individuals recognize and conquer math anxiety, to explore new approaches to learning math, and to discover how math experiences in the past may impact an […]

Accidental Creative

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Thanks to Lisa Macon for sharing the following book with Circles.  Accidental Creative by Todd Henry is a book about how to be brilliant and creative at a moment’s notice. We are all creatives, in some way, shape or form, expected to perform brilliantly when needed.  The techniques discussed in this book can help readers […]

Principles Whereby Teachers May Secure and Hold Interest

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Special thanks to Rhonda Atkinson for sharing this quick read with us. She first heard about W.H. Lancelot’s Principles of Interest from an Agriculture Professor at LSU–Even though the principles were developed almost a century ago, She finds them to be just as relevant today and uses them often in planning course content. Here is the link […]