The other day I shared Weird Al’s new video which sparked Shawn Pollgreen to share this “The The Impotence of Proofreading,” by Taylor Mali, so thanks for the share Shawn. It also reminded me of one of my favorite Taylor Mali poems “What Do Teachers Make?” which, I think, is something every teacher should see. Enjoy!
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Special thanks to Deidre Holmes DuBois for sharing this link to Weird Al’s new music video on Word Crimes. Talk about a way to spark conversation about good grammar.
Do your student know that they can download their favorite Microsoft Office programs to their computers and devices for FREE? Well, free if they are Valencia students. Thanks to Valencia OIT and our current Microsoft Licensing, Valencia students can log in and download the office programs they need through their ATLAS accounts. The quick screencast below, gives you […]
Linked from a rather silly discussion on Reddit of how did “Pirate Speak” come to be so recognizable, was this fascinating video about English actors performing the plays of Shakespeare in the original pronunciation at London’s Globe Theatre. When spoken in modern English, the meaning is lost for original puns or words intended to rhyme, […]
One of the biggest requests I get as a Digital Media instructor is for advice on easy ways to do visual storytelling. I haven’t had a chance to use this app yet…but the price tag is listed as ‘free’ and the YouTube promo looks impressive. Adobe Voice: Show your story. In minutes. – YouTube.
Video further explains D.R.O.P. and the importance of achieving college degree requirements . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnYabIQcyQo BLOG ON TEST TAKING STRATEGIES This interactive video is given during class. This has a listing of 25 test taking tips that students can use for this Student Success course and for the entire collegiate career. The presentation involves […]
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.
EDF2085 – Diversity for Educators: To be used at the beginning of the semester to build cultural capital; while establishing awareness of varied perspectives in a classroom. The lesson begins with a thought provoking infographic, followed by a trip down memory lane; to encourage future educators to think about the influence teachers have on students. […]
I teach information technology (IT) courses including programming courses. One of the programming languages I teach is C, and one of the first constructs the students need learn is the if-else construct, which is a selection-type programming structure. Selections allow the program to branch in different directions based on a condition, which usually has to […]
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 […]
Is print dead? Print is not dead. Rumors of its death have been greatly exaggerated. The economics of the publishing industry, which of course includes e-publishing, is one of the reasons print will be with us for a long time to come. If you’d like to listen to a discussion of this issue, NPR aired […]
INTRODUCTION EAP stands for English for Academic Purposes, but what is academic English and why is it important? *College: Students need specialized vocabulary in college classes. Academic subjects vary in – their vocabulary and expressions, – the types of text used (for instance essays, reports, research articles or summaries), – their texts’ structure and organization. […]
Andrew Kinsell Title: The Black Death Class: EUH 2000, Western Civilizations I Introduction: The focus of my class on the Black Death is not the disease itself but the societal impacts the Black Death had throughout Europe. In order to accomplish this goal I will include a short video and a primary source (Boccaccio’s Decameron). […]
Name: Nancy Maurer Discipline: History Intro: Here are the two pieces of media which I will be using in my classes for Fall 2014 on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Image: http://www.juhaliede.com/poster3.html Video: YouTube video sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Law (3:38) Here is the embed link: