FTLA 2019-Day 4

Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 by .

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Welcome Back!   Focus on Equity in the Classroom Grumpy CATs             The Danger of a Single Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQR8x3CCo0A   Sharing our own stories of who we are -Think Pair Share Which identities were the least comfortable for me to talk about? Which identities am I most conscious of? Why? […]

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FTLA 2019 – Day 3

Posted on 11. Jan, 2019 by .

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Welcome Back! FTLA 2019_Day 3 Grumpy CATs from Day 2     FTLA Pre-Academy Survey Reactions       Brainology: Read together using Jigsaw, which is a Reading Apprenticeship practice. NAISBrainology.CarolDweck Instructions:   The article discussed “Growth Mindset” versus “Fixed Mindset.” Participants discussed that cultivating a growth mindset would be beneficial to students.   Paul Tough: […]

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FTLA 2019 – Day 2

Posted on 10. Jan, 2019 by .

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Welcome Back! FTLA 2019_Day 2    Introduction to Appreciative Inquirty   Connectivism and Bain Bain’s What the Best College Students Do and Siemen’s Connectivism Bain Golden Lines       “Connectivism” Discussion Link to TedEd Lesson “Networked Student” https://ed.ted.com/on/DvuRF16k. As part of today’s homework, you will get to explore TedEd Lessons by doing this assignment using your TedEd account.   […]

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FTLA 2019 – Day One

Posted on 09. Jan, 2019 by .

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WELCOME!      Ice Breaker: What was your first day of college like?       Setting Norms: How do we set up the ideal learning environment?     Professional Learning in the FTLA     Matt Bolin (2018 Alum) Returns to the FTLA     English 105 Spring 18 Syllabus FTLA     Professional […]

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Apply Today for FTLA Winter/Spring 2019-Celebrating our 11th Year in LACCD!

Posted on 11. Oct, 2018 by .

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The Los Angeles Community Colleges’s Student Success Initiative Steering Committee invites you to participate in its 2019 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. FTLA’s Inaugural Class, Held at LACC: Application Materials Set to […]

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FTLA 2018-Day 5

Posted on 25. Jan, 2018 by .

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Guest Speakers!   Veronica A. K. Neal, Ed.D. is a certified diversity professional, certified community and workplace mediator, integral coach, and an equity and social justice specialist. Dr. Neal has over two decades of experience in the field of diversity education, training and human development. Professionally, she has served as a nonprofit director, program manager, project […]

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FTLA 2018-Day 4

Posted on 24. Jan, 2018 by .

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Welcome Back! Focus on Equity in the Classroom Grumpy CATs     The Danger of a Single Story Chimamanda Adichie The danger of a single story 3 min cut Sharing our own stories of who we are -Think Pair Share Which identities were the least comfortable for me to talk about? Which identities am I […]

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FTLA 2018 – Day 3

Posted on 21. Jan, 2018 by .

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Welcome Back! Grumpy CATs Brainology: Read together using Jigsaw, which is a Reading Apprenticeship practice. Instructions: The article discussed “Growth Mindset” versus “Fixed Mindset.” Participants discussed that cultivating a growth mindset would be beneficial to students. Paul Tough: Connecting the Paul Tough podcast on This American Life to the Dweck article. Key takeaways: -The Mindset/belief system makes […]

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FTLA 2018 – Day 2

Posted on 11. Jan, 2018 by .

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Welcome Back! Connectivism and Bain Bain’s What the Best College Students Do and Howard’s The College Fear Factor. Bain Golden Lines                   Articles referenced: Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter Steven Johnson, 2005 Nicholas Carr The Shallows:  What the Internet is Doing to […]

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