This is a 4-minute video featuring Mitchell and Webb – 2 British comedians. The topic covered in the video is exploration, and how newly discovered lands acquired their names: Virginia, the East Indies, New South Wales, and Greenland. It can be used in the classroom as an introduction to exploration and colonization – or as […]
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This lesson can be used for Elementary Spanish I or II. After learning greetings and introductions in Spanish, students will watch the short film by Pixar “For the Birds” and as a group project will write a script for it in Spanish. Class Assignment: There are many ways to greet someone in Spanish. Use several […]
This infographic test your knowledge to check if you are truly fluent in Spanish. It’s fun and really sparked my interest. http://www.speakinglatino.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ARE-YOU-REALLY-FLUENT-IN-SPA.png
Introduction: My name is Nancy Maurer and I teach American history, 1492-1877 (AMH 2010.) This is a lesson plan for Mercantilism. Mercantilism is an economic system used by European nations in the 17th and 18th centuries. The British implemented mercantilism in the American colonies using a series of acts called the Navigation Acts. While mercantilism […]
Click the picture above to examine this more closely. It’s an infographic syllabus for an online Comp II class. All the necessary information is included for college requirements. The only thing missing? About ten pages of drollness. This is created using Piktochart, a free infographic-creation software using cloud technology.
The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head. Here’s an effective and colorful infographic that explains the flipped classroom concept. Check out the viewer comments, as many are quite informative.
Please view the brief Prezi presentation I made to present my EAP writing lesson plan (with TED Talk, infographics, guest speaker, discussion/writing activities, and interactive engagement strategies). Note: This is only my third-ever Prezi! For Love or Money? The Power of Passion Thanks, Shawn
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/
Most students have easy access to laptops, smart phones, or other technological devices. They know how to use technology outside of the classroom, but do they know how to use technology in the classroom? This blog post contains a summary of ways that technology can be used as a learning tool inside and outside […]
This summer, I have been learning how to incorporate technology into my courses. The culminating project of the Circles of Innovation professional development course is to devise a threaded lesson plan. While working on my final lesson plan, I found this 4-step guide to effective lesson planning which also incorporates technology. Hopefully, this article and infographic […]