Apply Today for FTLA Winter/Spring 2016!

Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 by .

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The Los Angeles Community Colleges’s Student Success Initiative Steering Committee invites you to participate in its 2016 Winter/Spring Faculty Teaching and Learning Academy(FTLA), part of our ongoing efforts to build a “Success Network” for the development of institutional cultures and environments that are learning-centered, technologically advanced, and culturally responsive. Application Materials FTLA_App_2016 FTLA_FAQ 2016 LACCD_Application Set to begin […]

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FTLA@Pierce Day 7

Posted on 18. Sep, 2015 by .

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Guided Writing How was your first day? Describe how you felt, how did your students respond, what you noticed, how it went, what worked, what didn’t, etc.? Think, Pair, Share How are you seeing some of the ideas of FTLA being manifested in your classroom so far? What readings, activities, projects, discussions from your August […]

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FTLA@Pierce Day 6

Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 by .

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Agenda: 1. Grumpy Cats 2. Student Services Assignment Break 3. Peer Observations Lunch 4. Discussion Final Class Presentations 5. Welcome Videos and Picture 6. Group Hug 7. Drinks?   Grumpy Cats: What worked to support your learning today: Great stuff today Bob and Tech in the class, all the resources, Eddie’s resources Tech Info was […]

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FTLA@Pierce: Day 5

Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 by .

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Grumpy Cats/ Remaining Questions What worked to support your learning today? Sharing the teaching philosophy and syllabus helped. I received enough feedback to revise it. The afternoon cultural insight training to overcome stereotypes. Loved the breakout sessions after lunch. Working with peers to evaluate the materials we brought. CRT was great. The feedback on the […]

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Day 4: FTLA @Pierce

Posted on 19. Aug, 2015 by .

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Grumpy Cats Follow-up From Last Friday: Success: Jigsaw exercise was a success Syllabus Reading Help with teaching philosophy statements Remaining Questions: Connectivism Homework (modified in assignment list) How are we graded? More breaks and more examples Less talking and more activities More discussion on syllabus First Day Lesson Plans:   Peer Reviewing Teaching Philosophy Statements and Syllabi […]

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Day 3 FTLA@Pierce

Posted on 14. Aug, 2015 by .

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  Grumpy CAT Syllabus Redesign    Examples Fundamentals Syllabus F 11 (Sheridan) English 101-1287 syllabus PORTER.Finance.CourseSchedule.Sp14docx math 265 Syllabus for Samii Fall_2011_EN120018 112.Spr11   Syllabus pair and share Canvas Intro Brainology Jigsaw Philosophy pair and share Recap Homework: Post to Canvas and bring a copy of your revised teaching philosophy and syllabus next Wednesday.   […]

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FTLA@Pierce: Day 2

Posted on 13. Aug, 2015 by .

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Welcome Back! Connectivism and Baine Bain’s What the Best College Teachers Do,  Bain’s What the Best College Students Do and Howard’s The College Fear Factor. Should we advocate that our district acquire EDUROAM, which will provide student wifi access across colleges? Introduction to Reading Apprenticeship Articles referenced: Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us […]

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FTLA@Pierce: Day One

Posted on 12. Aug, 2015 by .

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WELCOME!   What is Professional Learning? Setting Norms: How do we set up the ideal learning environment? Did you Know: What does education look like in the 21st Century? Ice Breaker: Why are we here? Syllabus   Goals for the Class Reduce Learning Barriers: Many students have preconceived notions of what they cannot and cannot […]

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Application Now Open: Pierce Hosts FTLA Summer/Fall 2015!

Posted on 28. May, 2015 by .

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The Los Angeles Community Colleges’s Student Success Initiative Steering Committee invites you to participate in its 2015 Pierce Faculty Teaching and Learning Academy (PFTLA), part of our ongoing efforts to build a “Success Network” for the development of institutional cultures and environments that are learning-centered and technologically advanced.Application Materials FTLA_App_2015.summer-fall LACCD_Application Set to begin on […]

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