Posts Categorized: Circles

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 […]

How to Embed Academic Twitter Feeds into Online Courses

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Social media. Is it the bane of our students’ attention span? Have you ever wanted to use it for good rather than for evil? Maybe you’ve considered trying Twitter. Maybe you are constantly finding great resources that you’d like to post on the fly from your mobile device, but your students will never see because […]

Learning Day 2015: Gamification, Fun Theory and the Impetus for Change

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Puzzles and Solutions “If we teach today as we taught yesterday we rob our children of tomorrow” John Dewey In a student’s lifetime 14th Century Learning Students Today Challenges – Active Learning – Gaming in the Classroom Road signs? Flow      Fiero     and     Naches Who are Sugata Mitra and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi? Possible new perspectives on […]

Learning Day 2015: Teaching with iPads and Smart Devices

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  Who said books will be obselite in 10 years? Douglas adams     Are you nomophobic?   10 Tips & Tools for Engaging Learners QR Codes & QR Stuff Google A Day    &   Search Tips and Tricks First 5 Trivia Challenges (Fact or Fiction) For Example “Mike” Backchannels – Todaysmeet (Basic) Slido (Kicking […]

Learning Day 2015: Fun with Greenscreen

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So what is green screen? Why do they use green and blue material? How can it help me with students? Osceola Studio West Campus Studio DIY Kit We have pop out greenscreens and iPads with easy to use Greenscreen software installed. (The Video On Demand instructions for using the software are posted below) Cheap & […]