The key to media’s hidden codes This is a 5:59 video lesson from Ed.Ted Description: Colors, camera angles and logos in the media can all prompt immediate associations with emotions, activities and memories. Learn to decode the intricate systems of symbols that are a part of everyday life — from advertising messages to traffic signs.
Posts Tagged: Education
This is a short RSA Animate video that I found on YouTube that has an interesting take on the current state of education in America.
This video would be a great way to engage students in conversations about the broader topics of passion, success, love, and wealth, and the importance of each in their lives. These conversations could then be used as a springboard for a writing activity in which students reflect on what passion means to them- how its […]
What Aristotle and Joshua Bell can teach us about persuasion – Conor Neill | TED-Ed. In this Ted Ed lesson, the author uses elements of an experiment conducted by a famous violinist to examine Aristotle’s rhetorical means of Persuasion (Ethos, Logos, Pathos) and to illustrate the importance of all three reveals why all three are essential to audience […]
We’ve been taught for years that stress kills!!! This thought-provoking TED Talk offers an inside look at the positive side of stress. And guess what, every time we meet with our Circles comrades, we’re practicing many of these principles and staying healthier all at the same time. via Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your […]
The Humanities Matter– Great for showing the importance of the humanities in everyone’s life. This is a good over view of how the humanities can enhance not only your daily life but also your professional life. This is also great for justifying the humanities to anyone who might see little value in offering humanities classes […]
Which of the beasts roars louder? New Yorker Review Godzilla 2014 1956 Movie Review This starts with a movie review by the critic from The new Yorker Magazine discussing Godzilla from the 1956 version to the most recent remake. A point here is what underlies the movies. In 1956 we feared the BOMB and […]
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 […]
A great educator is never satisfied with just teaching. A great educator keeps searching for another way to do it, always tweaking! In my quest to find the perfect e-portfolio for my students studying to be Teachers, I realized that right here at Circles of Innovation was a possible tool to host each student’s e-portfolio […]
World War I was the most futile war fought in human history. Millions of soldiers died in campaigns that saw little to no territorial changes due to the use of outdated tactics despite the addition of new weaponry. The attached video clip was created by the History Channel and provides an overview of one such […]