Archive for January, 2018

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 [scribd id=368950915 key=key-pzxO7mBg4zBPpCjpNLIh mode=scroll] Brainology: Read together using Jigsaw, which is a Reading Apprenticeship practice. [scribd id=336497674 key=key-y5ilC6r8Bdxmj2oeelsk mode=scroll] [scribd id=336497831 key=key-QIVUXcgapG1No2cVwZn2 mode=scroll] 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 […]

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FTLA 2018 – Day 2

Posted on 11. Jan, 2018 by .

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Welcome Back! [scribd id=368948863 key=key-DOtkgoiiY86UCcT1c9tR mode=scroll] 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 […]

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FTLA 2018 – Day One

Posted on 10. Jan, 2018 by .

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WELCOME! Ice Breaker: Why are we here?         Setting Norms: How do we set up the ideal learning environment?     Professional Learning in the FTLA [scribd id=368863318 key=key-HgkwQCnoX1WOH5q03fjd mode=scroll] Did you Know: What does education look like in the 21st Century? Alicia (2014 Alum) Returns to the FTLA Here’s the great […]

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