Monthly Archives:: March 2015

Digital Darwinism and the Dawn of Generation C

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  Just finished reading Digital Darwinism and the Dawn of Generation C. It is a very fast read that offers some interesting ideas that are food for both thought and conversation, so I wanted to share it with the Circles Audience. In it, Brian Solis talks about how Generation C is changing the game. According […]

Safe Share TV

Posted by & filed under How to, Ideas, Video.

Have you ever wanted to share a video in your classroom or in front of an audience but didn’t because you were afraid of what advertisements might pop up? Or worse yet, have you ever been embarrassed by inappropriate pop up messages or adds while showing a video to students? Well, the people at SafeShareTV […]

Post It Printables

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Research in behavioral economics indicates using Post It notes can increase how people react to handouts and surveys. In 2005, Garner found that response rates doubled when Post-It notes with hand-written requests were attached to survey materials. In 2012, the Irish Revenue replicated the study and found that among the 300 randomly assigned businesses, after […]

Mashups and Embedding Content in Blackboard

Posted by & filed under Flipped Learning, Ideas, Video.

Today’s learners have spent the majority of their formative years living and learning in a world of Mashups. For those of you not familiar with the term, digitally speaking a mashup is a combination of two or more data forms in a unified interface, usually creating something unique through the combination (sounds more complicated than it […]

FSA, I’m Gonna Rock

Posted by & filed under Ideas, Music, Video.

I recently had an opportunity to Partner with the Community, give back a little, and share some of the skills I have learned while at Valencia. Last week I worked with the wonderful students, faculty and staff at Bentley Elementary School in Seminole County on a Music Video designed to help motivate the kids as they […]

Interactive Seuss Trivia Challenge

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Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss! Born in 1904, today would have been his 111th birthday, and while he has been gone nearly a quarter of a century, in many ways, he is still with us. So, to honor the doc that rocks, the Circles team is sharing this Interactive Seuss Trivia Challenge, a game that […]