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Being Smart at Social Media

Students engaged in learning about how to be smart using social media.

Students engaged in learning about how to be smart using social media.

The 9th and 10th grade Retail Marketing & Sales students at DCTS were following every word spoken by Monica Helt, Admissions H.S. Rep for McCann School of Business & Technology.…

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Spotlight: Lamar University AP Faculty Research Grant Recipients

Dr. Sedef Smith

Dr. Sedef Smith, Lamar University College of Education

Lamar University College of Education professors, Sedef Uzuner Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Randy J. Davis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, and Carl J. Sheperis, Ph.D., NCC, LMHC,  LPC, ACS, Chair and Associate Professor were awarded the AP Faculty Research Grant last year.

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Dropping a Line

The 11th grade students of DCTS were knee deep into an advertising project. In fact, as we peeled back the layers of onion, two students actually took it upon themselves to cold call some newspaper places to find out just how much these ads cost.…

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Vance, I am very proud of my badge and I have shar…

Vance, I am very proud of my badge and I have shared it across my social networks. I agree, we keep learning from each other. I shared this post in the #rhizo14 Facebook group and it has started a discussion around whether we should provide scaffolding for our students or not.… Continue reading

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Target your feedback

The other day, I was talking about assessment that support learning in my teaching and learning class. Like I do often, I started the class with a “What do you notice? What do you wonder?” picture:

Archery targets give instantaneous, formative feedback. (Image "on target" shared by hans s on flickr CC-BY-ND)

What do you notice?

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Communications

Talking the Talk

Curtis Voelker is an Admissions Counselor at Central Penn College. He spoke to the 10th and 11th grade Retail Marketing & Sales students at DCTS.  His presentation topic was communications — it was informative and engaging. Here is a brief recap:

Introductions: Students were instructed to stand up, speak directly to the class, and address the following:  Name, grade and dream job.…

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Hi Natasa, loved the drones for schools slide. Not…

Hi Natasa, loved the drones for schools slide. Not sure how it works but it reminds me of street corner teaching where someone starts talking about what they do and others gather by curiosity and the chance to engage. It may not be functionally understandable but because it isn't entirely purposeful or structured I think most people can grab sense from it.… Continue reading

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syndicating 4135 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs