Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs — or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them. Future Jobs
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This classroom presentation will encompass various test taking techniques: The following links will explain this lecture! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQBMEe81j4E http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWx9Xj-t0Xg&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwS7bc6Up0Y&feature=related
Ideas to unplug and regain focus! An interesting item to share as I prep for today’s Brick and Mortar sessions! How to Focus in the Age of Distraction!
I had the pleasure of presenting on YouTube at the Destinations 2014 Circles of Innovation Track at Valencia College. I was able to share some wonderful features and ways YouTube can be used in the classroom for engagement and connection. Here are some resources from the presentation: 1) YouTube Instructional Videos 2) YouTube or You […]
Hello Everyone, Here are the links to a few of my favorite FREE resources for STEM: 1. Phet – Great Simulations Developed by the University of Colorado team. All free, can be downloaded anywhere. PHET 2.CWSEI – Carl Weiman Science Educational Initiative – great resources for K-16 STEM educators. In case you do not know, […]
Here is how you can add video from anywhere on the Internet into these posts: Search the Web for something like “embedding video in html,” and you should find the following link: HTML Videos – W3Schools. Copy the code under HTML Video – The Best Solution. Paste the code in the Custom Fields Value section […]
Google purchased Quest Visual on November 19, 2013. Quest Visual is known for developing Word Lens. Word Lens permits an owner to snap a picture of printed text on Apple’s iPhone, iPod, and iPad as well as for a selection of Android smartphones and Google Glass to have it translated into another language utilizing optical […]
As many of you know, I have been using private Facebook groups in my classroom for a year now to encourage discussion beyond the classroom. So far, it has been very successful. I found this information as I was looking for support for why using Facebook in an educational way. It explains how you don’t […]
“A silly but memorable 3 minute animated video demonstrating the basic structure, techniques, and pitfalls of using pointers. There are separate versions of the video for C, Java, C++, Pascal, and Ada. There is also a more traditional companion text (below) that goes with the video, and a brief history of how the video was […]
This document/blog provides information about decision making, specifically selections, e.g., if or if-else constructs, used in C-based programming languages. It explains the logical (true/false) decision making process, and has examples of flow charts, code, output, and truth tables. It discusses conditional statements, branching, if and if-else constructs, comparative operators, e.g., <, >, <=, >=, etc., […]
To demonstrate how pointers are used in the C programming language to create a linked list, where one item contains data and a pointer, which stores the memory address to the next item in the list. http://img.c4learn.com/2010/02/Addres-and-Linked-List-Node-Strucutre-in-Programming.jpg
Moving from the 20th century hard copy, 3-ring binder portfolio to the 21st century e-portfolio might be a daunting task. Let educator Kurtis Hewson explain why it may be important to use an e-portfolio. His Slideshare (like an online PowerPoint) may shed some light and be just the thing we need to get us and […]
Arthur: Margaret Gonzalez Discipline: Speech Communications Title: How do I blog thee…. let me count the ways Category(ies): strategy; faculty development; how to; ideas; technology; education; technology Tags: education; technology Text: Here is a list of 17 top educational blogs – all in one list. No need to spend countless hours searching (like I […]
Education hasn’t changed much in the last few hundred years, yet technology and people (our students) have! Anant Agarwal shares his ideas of blending learning and discusses why MOOCs still matter. Anant Agarwal: Why massive open online courses (still) matter | Talk Video | TED.com.
One of our very own Valencia faculty members, Professor Josh as most know him, uses his blog to “engage, excite and educate.” Professor Josh gave me my first introduction to using social media in the classroom. Now I am hooked on how it can be used in good ways to enhance communication and student engagement […]