Here is a Ted Talk on the criteria to be successful. How hard are you working towards success….
Monthly Archives:: May 2014
What type of plan can I follow to be successful in college towards a career
The Extemporaneous Process: To extensively prepare and practice to deliver a conversational speech. These hamsters did not wing it and just walk out of the Kia sporting tuxes. They used the extemporaneous process to prepare and practice before presenting. This short clip is a fun way to introduce the extemporaneous process. (1.5 min) Applause (Hamsters […]
What will you be remembered for as a teacher? This Ted-ed provides a great way to start the conversation on the first day of Introduction to Education (or any education course). The funny video leads to a discussion of one’s favorite teacher; or, worst teacher. The Sweaty Teacher Laments
Globalization is an ever-increasing social phenomenon affecting nations and peoples across the globe. It has rapidly changed and transformed our world. The world has become a a seamless and invisible web of interconnected parts despite all the borders. Borders do not inhibit communication, business transactions, or the transfer of money and commodities. As the following […]
Have you assigned students to make a presentation of any sort in class only to find that they are so frightened to speak in public that they “freeze” even if they know the content quite well? Stage fright is common among college students, so this infographic is meant to help discuss with them some ways […]
With special thanks to English professor Ashley Miller comes this infographic that illustrates multiple dialogue tags that students can use in place of “said” to indicate who is speaking. The list could serve as a quick and useful tip sheet to refer to when writing essays.
This a good video to explain the articles while practicing vocabulary on food beyond the classroom Learn Spanish 1.3 – Food and Articles via Learn Spanish 1.3 – Food and Articles – YouTube.
The nice thing about math is that in general we always know there is going to be one answer, but sometimes we don’t know what that answer is but we’ll know when the answer “just doesn’t look right.”. Take a look at this clip of Abbot & Costello, and see if you can figure out […]
This video post shows just a little bit on how the math that students learn (geometry, trig, graphing) are used in media today such as the building of Disney’s Pixar characters such as Woody from Toy Story and Sulley from Monster’s Inc. Take a look at how math and technology are intertwined.
Some people have overlapping senses. For example, a sound may trigger a taste. In music, this sometimes manifests itself as seeing different colors when hearing specific pitches. This is a specific form of synesthesia called “chromesthesia.” It is a fascinating phenomenon that some of the greatest musicians in history have possessed.
I think that this video does a great job of reminding folks how engineering and technology does, in fact, better the world. This would be a good video to not only showcase in some of my EET courses, but also at our local area 5th grade student community outreach events. It s at these events […]
A journey through the human eye An interesting look at the anatomy of human eye as one of the most complicated organs in our body.
What percentage of your brain do you use? – Richard E. Cytowic 1. Follow the link to watch a Ed Ted Talk about brain usage. 2. Study the graphics below to see what different parts of the brain do. 3. Do you use the left side of your brain more than the right side?