Archive for '21st Century Skills'

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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More About Faculty Inquiry

Posted on 06. May, 2009 by .

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During the first few minutes of the video below, Brock Klein gives a great summary of faculty inquiry: Faculty Inquiry is a professional learning approach advocated by higher education institutions across the country, but it shows particularly strong development in the state of California–especially through the Carnegie and Hewlett sponsored SPECC and FIN Projects.  Links […]

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