Posts Tagged: Education

Spies Like U.S.?

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An investigation conducted by FRONTLINE and aired by local PBS explains how the government spies on millions of Americans. Only part ONE is available at this time. Part TWO will be aired on May 20, 2014. Please follow United States of Secrets through this link: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/  

Most Popular Colleges Infographic

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Business Insider created a map of the U.S. that shows the logo of each university or college that received the most number of applicants for their respective state. You will see UCF, not UF, is the most popular school in Florida. Go Knights! http://www.businessinsider.com/desirable-college-state-map-2014-5

Valencia Professor Josh Engages Educators

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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 […]

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain?

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Special thanks to Heidi Ramírez for sharing the following infographic with Circles. Heidi teaches English as a Second Language on Valencia’s East Campus. This infographic describes how writing affects the brain.  Writing acts as a way to destress, relax, and meditate.  In addition, the act of writing triggers the brain to pay close attention to the information […]

Passion for Science Highest in Emerging Countries

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Special thanks to Professors Irina Struganova and Eileen Perez (from Physics and Chemistry) who shared the following discipline specific infographic with Circles. According to them, “Worldwide 89% of students say science is cool, yet only about half consider pursuing career in STEM.” The infographic comes to us from http://news.lenovo.com/ to see a larger copy, click on the […]

STEM Dilemma

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Special thanks to Professors Irina Struganova and Eileen Perez (from Physics and Chemistry) who shared the following discipline specific infographic with Circles. According to them, “Promoting STEM subjects is a national priority to assure American competitiveness  in the 21st century” This infographic comes to us from http://forensicnexus.com/science-infographics-the-stem-dillemma/ to see a larger copy, click on the image below.