Posts Categorized: Circles

Facebook for Educators

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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 […]

A Different View Of Michelangelo

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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 […]

“Why should I care about math?”

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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 […]

Worse than Death-Public Speaking Lesson Plan

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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 […]

5 techniques to speak any language: Sid Efromovich at TEDxUpperEastSide – YouTube

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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. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WLHr1_EVtQ&w=560&h=315] 5 techniques to speak any language: Sid Efromovich at TEDxUp via 5 techniques to speak any language: Sid Efromovich at TEDxUpperEastSide – YouTube.

World of Robots

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Johnny Mickael World of Robots – Computer Science Class: Computer Fundamentals and Applications CGS 2100   Introduction: Introduce students to a real life example by completing Excel Datasheets project with Valencia College IT Department so that they applied the principals and outcomes of Excel Datasheets with Valencia College IT Department or nonprofit organizations.   Video: […]

How Well Do You Remember?

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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?

Critical Thinking and Civil Debate for Ordinary Life (and Ethics, btw)

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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 […]