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FTLA@Pierce Final Class 12.4.15

Posted on 08. Dec, 2015 by .

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Final Reflection on the Class What worked: Implementing Growth Mindset and re-framing negative language into positive language Using Skype group session to facilitate student meetings Let’s try flipped office hours Positive, encouraging language–teacher as ally Using technology to validate student responses Using videos   Poster Presentations      

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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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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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