One of our Strategic Goals at Valencia College is to “Partner with the Community”. A recipe for success in academia must incorporate partnerships with multiple pathways and support from varieties of disciplines. To truly be a “gem” of a program there can be a little love and dining – simply sharing a meal still is one […]
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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:
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 video can be used to prompt discussions (in a variety of courses) regarding the nature of positive actions, choosing hope to enact change. While the source is an ad for a Thai insurance company, the message is powerful and well done. The end hints that the change may have challenged others who witness kindness […]
The Constitution of the United States contains seven Articles. These Articles define the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. Government. Link: http://digital.films.com.db29.linccweb.org/PortalViewVideo.aspx?xtid=39964&loid=73711&psid=0&sid=0&State=&title=The Constitution and Foundations of Government&IsSearch=Y&parentSeriesID=
“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 […]
How can we make the difficult task of changing the brain (aka learning) easier for our students? Make the road less traveled FUN! Thanks to Volkswagen for this great reminder. ▶ Piano stairs The fun theory – YouTube.
What will you be remembered for as a teacher? This Ted-ed provides a great way to start the conversation on the first day of Introduction to Education (or any education course). The funny video leads to a discussion of one’s favorite teacher; or, worst teacher. The Sweaty Teacher Laments
A journey through the human eye An interesting look at the anatomy of human eye as one of the most complicated organs in our body.
About TED-Ed Originals TED-Ed Original lessons feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator or animator interested in creating a TED-Ed original? Nominate yourself here » Meet The Creators via A 3-minute guide to the Bill of Rights – Belinda Stutzman | TED-Ed.
I find that many , if not most, students are initially driven by the dollar, as opposed to passion, when looking at a career. This sobering graphic helps put some of the costs into perspective. It might, just might get some to re-evaluate their choices. http://www.infographicsvillage.com/education/infographic-is-your-bachelors-degree-worth-it.html
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I recently sent the following message to participants in an “Engaging Online Learners” course that I was facilitating. I thought I would share the strategy here too. Hello all, as you work on your introductions, I thought you might be interested in an engagement strategy or two. When designing content for millennials, we have to […]