How strong is your social/emotional intelligence? Not sure? Feel free to test your skills at Lab in the Wild or at Berkley’s Body Language Quiz. Both of these tests are designed to test your ability to identify people’s affective states. The ability to read the emotions of others is an important skill for teachers. It allows us […]
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I liked the advice in this blog, suggesting that we send emails to 5 categories of people on a regular basis. I’m going to try it to see what happens! How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails.
10 Failsafe Test-Taking Tips Students can do well on any test they take if they stay focused and use scientifically formulated test taking strategies. They can ensure success if they attend classes, lectures, complete homework and other required assignments. They must get a good night’s sleep before any test. If they do as well as […]
When you think of memory what comes to mind? Here are twenty items displayed on the table, can you remember? Items What technique did you used to memorize the items?
This lesson is about how basic critical thinking works, and how important it is when discussing issues that are controversial or personal or are otherwise disposed to unnecessarily heated discussions. I will begin by showing that techniques exist for this, both for regulating emotions and then for proceeding in a rational way regardless of how […]
The student wonders: What is in it for me? It is the educators job to reach – to connect – the lesson to the student; to market the lesson as relevant to the student. The Education Guru provides information regarding “Internet Marketing and Web Development in Higher Education and other tidbits” (http://doteduguru.com/). This site has information […]
Human Genome Unzipped: The Daddy of All Blogs! This discussion thread has run for years now. It allows bloggers to express their own viewpoints – be it bioethical or scientific or religious or even political. It is an interesting take on human genetics from all angles and all disciplines. You can be casual or technical […]
A kind-hearted blog that might be used for comic relief, Googly Eyed Literature could be used in a lesson in which you want to discuss a work of fiction and introduce the discussion with a chuckle. This blog has so many classics with googly eyes. Click on the book for more titles.
This website offers a variety of activities for those who are really interested in learning Spanish. It’s simple and offers good reads according to the individual’s level. http://spanishobsessed.com/blog/language-learning-secrets/
Carol E. Miller Title: Test Taking Strategies Class: SLS 1121 (Student Life Skills). Time Frame: Face-to-Face Introduction: Test taking strategies is an important component for Student Success. This note taking lecture is designed to learn the various techniques that are available!. I lecture on true/false, matching, multiple choice, computer-graded, short answer, and essay questions. Learning […]
This is a very interesting blog about how much energy is wasted by leaving the game consoles on when no one is playing any games. I could not think of the energy consumption for video games to be this costly. Posted May 16, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming Tags: […]
I found this great location for locating and identifying all types of blogs and resources on public speaking and teaching public speaking which includes blogs, infographics, presi presentations and more! If you are interested in adding various tools to your public speaking bag, this is one super place to hangout! http://sixminutes.dlugan.com/public-speaking-blogs/
This is a good blog for any humanities teacher interested in a wide variety of subjects from medicine to the typical art magazine. I liked this blog because if a student or a teacher needed to find articles on artists or movement from long ago or for more recent dates this is a good start. […]
Introductory Video Shoot a video introducing the topic and provide purpose of lesson. Create accounts with YouTube Capture and Amara.org. You Tube Capture allows sharing of video, and Amara allows captioning. Word 2013 will allow translation of text into multiple languages, so that it can be copied and pasted into Amara captioning. Introduction Google Inc. announced […]
This posts discusses not just the use of including Youtube videos in your classes, but specifically mentions the benefits of the Professor actually making the videos themselves. Short videos of a teacher giving a lesson, primarily in an environment other than the classroom, seems to be more engaging not just compared to lectures, but is […]