Posts Categorized: Strategy

How to Kick Ass with Words

Posted by & filed under Education, English Composition, Sparks, Strategy.

Without a doubt, fight scenes are a necessity of fiction. Even the most celebrated “literary” fiction writers include aggressive confrontations. Authors like Flannery O’Connor and Tobias Wolfe recognized the importance of violence in writing about humanity. It would be a bald-faced lie to claim that in our Friday night entertainment we don’t yearn for it. […]

Marketing? To Reach Our Students?

Posted by & filed under Blogs, Information Technology, Mass Media, Social Media, Strategy, Technology.

The student wonders: What is in it for me? It is the educators job to reach – to connect – the lesson to the student; to market the lesson as relevant to the student.  The Education Guru provides information regarding “Internet Marketing and Web Development in Higher Education and other tidbits” (http://doteduguru.com/). This site has information […]

Career Blog Post

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Here is a great resource from my good friend, Kevin Rushing, for those who may be searching for a new career or want to improve their job interview skills.  The website is called, Career Builder.   There is a great article on the Do’s and Don’ts about Body Language.   There is another great article […]

Engaging the Active Learner (infographic)

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The following infographic gives a clear, short explanation on the importance of using active learning strategies in the classroom. Using these strategies and encouraging students to change from passive learners waiting for information to be handed to them to active, enthusiastic learners that get involved in the learning process has a significant impact on enhancing […]

My Stroke of Insight

Posted by & filed under Biology, Blackboard, Brain-based Learning, Education, Faculty Development, infographic, Science, Strategy, TED, Uncategorized, Video.

Introduction: Brain is an organ with more than 85 billion neurons and 10-50 trillion neuroglial cells to support these neurons. This organ with numerous numbers of cells only weights about 3 lb in adults. Each one of its neurons forms approximately 1000 synapses with other neurons. Brain is such a complicated, organized, amazing organ that […]

Thinking about thinking, the mind of Jean Piaget

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NAME:  Teresa Greene TITLE:  Thinking about children’s thinking, the mind of Jean Piaget CLASS:  DEP 2004, Developmental Psychology INTRODUCTION:  Although not difficult, sometimes the terms and concepts of Jean Piaget do seem like a foreign language to students.  I wanted some graphics and simple video to help students understand and perhaps enjoy learning about children’s […]

The Constitution of the United States

Posted by & filed under Circles, Education, infographic, Mass Media, Social Media, Strategy, Technology, Uncategorized, Video.

John De Graca Title: What the Constitution of the United States of America is? Class: Political Science 2041: The United States Government Introduction: As a professor of Political Science teaching the US Government, one of my goals is that my students must possess a deep knowledge of the Constitution from its inception to date. The Constitution was […]

A cool video on Teaching in the 21st Century

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I like this video, it shows the activities that can be done in the classroom to engage students in motivating ways. I like the author’s point of view in terms of students do not need to be entertained, but they need to be engaged. We sometimes forget to differentiate between these two important ways of […]

Smart thinking Strategies by a young mind!

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I like this video, although it is cleverly done by a child in a humorous way, but it is nothing short of reality in life. Our good and bad experiences in life all boils down to our attitudes towards life, and how we perceive ourselves and our responsibilities at home, at work, and in the […]

Lesson Plan: A Lazy Electron Wake-up Call around Series-Parallel Circuits

Posted by & filed under Blackboard, Brain-based Learning, Circles, Destinations, Education, Ideas, infographic, Sparks, STEM, Strategy, Technology, Training.

Deb Hall Title: A Lazy Electron Wake-up Call around Series-Parallel Circuits Class: EET 1214C Introduction to Engineering Technology Introduction: I selected this particular topic because many of my students seem to find measuring current within a circuit to be most challenging. I think that these tools might help engage my audience because it will capture […]

Child Onset Schziophrenia and Example on Modeling and Imprinting

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Author:  Leighann OstrowskyLeonard Discipline:  psychology Title:  update of jani, childhood onset schizophrenia Categories:  psychology, abnormal psychology, schizophrenia Tags:  childhood, psychology, abnormal psychology, schizophrenia Introductory Text: This article and video is used in class when discussing child psychopathologies and how rare it is for a child to have schizophrenia and how hard it is on family with family […]