Posts Categorized: Circles

Teaching with Green Screen

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Special thanks to Carl Creasman who took a few minutes to chat with the Circles of Innovation team and share some of his ideas on how to use green screen in the classroom. Thanks for watching. Please remember that you are welcome to contact Michael Maguire on West, or Gary Kokaisel on Osceola to schedule […]

Circles Salon 2015

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This week, Circles of Innovation met for our first ever Circles’ Salons. These salon styled sessions offered participants the opportunity to select from a menu of brief videos to stimulate creative thoughts and spark our discussions. Our videos featured the innovative work of Valencia faculty and staff and also drew on TEDxSalons & the Caffeine […]

RAK It Valencia – Random Acts of Kindness

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Saw this video at a recent Caffeine Buzz and couldn’t help but think it might make for a fun way to stimulate writing topics or an in class discussion. Try to watch the entire thing and not come up with fun ideas for how to RAK It around campus. Special thanks to Top Trending for […]

Pecha Kucha

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Looking for an engaging way to have your students give a presentation. Have you seen Pecha Kucha? This is a presentation format started by two architects Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham. It is 20 slides each set at 20 seconds for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds of presentation. No stopping, no digressing […]

Embedding 101

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Special thanks to the inaugural participants of the TED Talks Faculty Development Course. I made this video, in large part, due to their questions related to embedding content. I realize now, after creating the video and the title for this post, that I probably should have called this “Advanced Embedding” because I already made a basic […]

How do you Sli.do?

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Are you looking for a FREE tool that will allow you to poll students/participants and let them ask questions and then social rank those questions in live time? Sli.do is an easy-to-use, device agnostic (works on any device),  audience polling technology that is my current favorite for large and small audience interaction. Teachers can use it for […]

Destination 2015: Flipped Learning – Week 4

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Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations   Day 4 Agenda Sign in Room 11-106 and then meet in your assigned room on your name tag: Schedule for James and Mandy’s group 1:00pm-2:00pm – […]

Destination 2015: Flipped Learning – Week 3

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Week 1: Overview of Flipped Learning Week 2: Curated Content Week 3: Created Content—online lesson/activities and assessments Week 4: Created Content—in class activities and assessments Week 5: Final Project Presentations [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V0pfOQ6E_o] Day 3 Agenda Sign in Room 11-106 and then meet in your assigned room on your name tag: Schedule for James and Mandy’s group 1:00pm-1:50pm […]