Deb Hall Title: A Lazy Electron Wake-up Call around Series-Parallel Circuits Class: EET 1214C Introduction to Engineering Technology Introduction: I selected this particular topic because many of my students seem to find measuring current within a circuit to be most challenging. I think that these tools might help engage my audience because it will capture […]
Monthly Archives:: May 2014
If we are not using active teaching strategies that engage students, how can we expect them to be active or engaged learners? Check out this blog on active learning and teaching, hosted by Vanderbilt University. http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/tag/active-learning/
Lesson Plan Bomb in a Box !
http://echo360.com/blog/active-learning-where-fearless-teaching-inspires-fearless-learning I just like this image and think it’s appropo to all reflective teachers who want to inspire learning.
This infographic provides a good summary of what mission areas the Department of Homeland Security personnel are involved in on a day-to-day basis. It highlights the various threats to include terrorism, natural disasters and cyber attacks. Many are not aware that the Department of Homeland Security includes the Secret Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency and […]
The mark Cuban Weblog stats that don’t follow your passion because there will be lots of things you will be passionate about…..
Robots will simply replace people on the job. In fact, they can become our essential collaborators, freeing us up to spend time on less mundane and mechanical challenges. Rodney Brooks points out how valuable this could be as the number of working-age adults drops and the number of retirees swells. He introduces us to Baxter, […]
Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs — or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them. Future Jobs
EMTs save lives in many ways.
Thank you to Gina Dalle Molle for sharing this infographic with Circles of Innovation. According to her, this image presents basic steps for finding the main idea using an image as an example. This could be an attention getter or first step before moving to finding the main idea in a paragraph. I like the […]
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Here is an infographic on student success planning. What kinds of traits do successful people have?
Click the ScienceBlog link to find an interesting blog discussion on this topic. Brain cells can grow back???? [click here]
Author: Luke Leonard Discipline: Humanities Title: From World War to Star Wars: Malevolence and Bismarck Categories: Star Wars, WWI, Bismark, wars Tags: bismark, malevolence, star wars the clone wars, world war II, Y-Wing Introductory Text: I was struck by this blog on the similarities between Star Wars war, the Clone War, and WWII. The […]
Author: Luke Leonard Discipline: Humanities Title: Vacation in NY with Superheroes Categories: Infographic, New York, Superheroes Tags: Infographic, New York, Superheroes Text: After searching for hours for something interesting and giving up, I went back to preparing for my Supervillains class in the Fall and I stumbled upon this map. One thing […]