How many apps are there currently in the leading App Stores? 10*8*5*50 = No way to catch up or stay ahead using 20th century models of work. We need to do a better job of crowdsourcing. Who is this? Question: What is the more common name of the project with the code name “Gandolf”? Answer: Microsoft […]
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Combining animated GIF’s into Infographics makes them more eye-catching and keeps the attention of those who are easily distracted (SQUIRREL!). These sites showcase how this technique can be used to create compelling presentations of data, and could inspire students to challenge the static PowerPoint slide: www.gifographic.co.uk www.dailyseoblog.com/gifographics/ blog.visual.ly/animated-gif-infographics
Circles of Innovation is back, and we are kicking off the 2014 -2015 season with the “Fun Theory Challenge,” a circle around the idea that something as simple as fun is often the easiest way to engage people and change learning behaviors for the better. Please join us if you can. It is going to […]
Circles of Innovation is back for an exciting new year, and we have some some engaging sessions planned. For those of you who have not yet had an opportunity to check us out, Circles of Innovation (Circles for short) is a faculty development opportunity “Where good ideas collide and great discoveries are made possible!” We […]
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.
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Assessment is often a dirty word in higher education, but we’re getting better at figuring out what can/should be measured every day. On the last day of Valencia College’s annual profession development program Destination, the 2014 Circles of Innovation Track participated in a snowflake activity as an exit ticket for the five week experience. The […]
Here’s more great motivation to exercise! Come on, get off your chair and get happy:) The Happiness Effect: How Exercise Makes You Happy | Visual.ly.
Many educators like myself are apprehensive about using social media tools in our classrooms. After looking inward and analyzing why I was fearful of this, I realized that I cannot afford to be fearful of social media. If I continue my path of fear, my students will lose a tremendous opportunity to learn how to […]
Hum:2230-Renaissance and Baroque Introduction: This is a look a Michelangelo from a different angle. Michelangelo lived in changing times and his art and writings reflect those changes. This lesson plan deals with his life in Rome after he moved there from Florence in 1534. The Protestant Movement had been underway for some years and the […]
Aside from being funny, this is also an attention grabber when explaining information to students. Why is this information true? What behaviors lead to this? Why was a line graph used instead of a pie chart or bar graph? Be creative, I’m sure you can find a fun way to use this in your class […]
Course: Developmental Math I/II Introduction: My goal with this threaded assignment is to give encouragement to developmental math students as they begin the term. I have moved up the ranks from SL Leader, to Lab Instructor to Teacher and find the most common theme students share is in reference to “how bad they are at […]
Discipline: Biology Introduction: Microbiology is a very interesting and one of the pre requisite subject to enter into any health care field. However, students are scared of this subject as it has too much content to cover in one semester and also the fear that microbes are bad. I would like to welcome my students […]
2014 Destinations Lesson on Stage Fright Title: Greater than the Fear of Death: Public Speaking Class: SPC1608- The Fundamentals of Public Speaking Introduction: Most students who take this class typically enter with a moderate to high degree of speech anxiety, or the fear of speaking in front of an audience. These tools are meant […]
Foreign Language Description: This might be very helpful for foreign languages students for this person speaks several languages and provide 5 techniques to learn any language. 5 techniques to speak any language: Sid Efromovich at TEDxUp via 5 techniques to speak any language: Sid Efromovich at TEDxUpperEastSide – YouTube.