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 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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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 Did you Know: What does education look like in the 21st Century? Alicia (2014 Alum) Returns to the FTLA Here’s the great first day activity Alicia […]

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