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Can World Cup draw attention to poverty, not just to sports?

So now another mega sports event is capturing the attention of millions of people, not just in the USA, but around the world. In some of the coverage of the World Cup, I’ve seen stories about the poverty in Brazil. But these stories are fragmented. Continue reading

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What I’m Using: Explee (Create RSA Animate-style videos with a pretty amazing editor)

I just saw this, and I feel like it does a better job than Powtoons. Really fun!

Explee – Create engaging and memorable animated videos – Explee

Videos people will remember Explee is the application that allows you to create visual and dynamic animated videos.

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Free webinar: Improving Student Retention in Online Learning

Inside Higher Ed hosted a free webinar on Tuesday, June 10th – “Retention in Online Courses,” brought to you by Academic Partnerships and featuring Patrick Lowenthal, assistant professor of Educational Technology at Boise State University.

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Online learning continues to grow and make up a larger percentage of enrollments in higher education.

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Citizenship: Being a Member of a Larger Community

Over the last five weeks #DCMOOC has allowed us to connect with a variety of leaders in the field of Digital Citizenship.…

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At a loss for assignment ideas for an Educational Leadership course? Check these out!

Think Outside the BoxDiscussions: A crucial aspect of learning is to create a sense of community among students – to encourage an engaged exchange and discussion of ideas. Assigning discussions based on reading materials and video micro-lectures is a great method to establish community.

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Year 7 Sharing their Learning

Year 7 have created Maths posters to show some of the new maths terms and ideas they have been learning. These will be displayed on the digital display screens around the school in the coming weeks.

Pic Collage and Strip Design were a perfect apps, however, one student also decided to take the opportunity to learn how to use videoscribe.…

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Project Roundtable: How should we (teachers and leaders) plan our own Summer PD?

*Once you RSVP, please put your info on the Planning Doc*: http://bit.ly/summerpdroundtable

*Roundtable Audience*: 
The audience for this roundtable is teachers and leaders who are asked to do and learn a lot of things over the summer, but who would like to start putting together their own plan for summer professional learning. 

*Roundtable Purpose*:
The purpose of this roundtable is to explore all of the things we could be doing during the non-instructional time of "the summer" to choose our own paths through professional learning.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 1

We are going to spend the next several weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Dr. Amanda HawkinsName: Dr. Amanda Hawkins

University: Columbus State University

Title of Proposal: Reflection on retention: How to help minority students succeed in an RN-BSN program

Bio: Amanda Hawkins is an Associate Professor of Nursing and coordinates the RN-BSN program at Columbus State University.

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