Next Up in Open-Mic Events – Thursday, February 14, Noon-1:15 p.m., NMB Main Room 210: “Calming The Lizard Brain” featuring a cool video from Seth Godin from the 99U Conference.
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Next Up in Open-Mic Events – Wednesday, October 17, Noon-1:15 p.m., NMB Main Room 210: “Are You Motiovated? Are You Inspired?”
New item: Find half a dozen strong articles on flipped classrooms/teaching at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2012/04/27/engaging-students-with-flipped-learning/
April 30: Salman Khan, Khan Academy and “flipped” teaching
Thanks to those who participated in the above Open-Mic topic April 30; your insights and passion are greatly appreciated!
Here are links to the several websites which we used, as well as a few other highly relevant sites for the curious. Enjoy!
For Khan Academy 60 Minutes interview:
For Sebastian Thrun and his Udacity project, video announcement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkneoNrfadk
For Coursera consortium: www.coursera.org
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March 13: Commercialization in Schools
Thanks to Rhonda Schuval for guest hosting the IDEAWorks Open-Mic session Commercialization: How is it Impacting our Schools? Faculty and staff in attendance enjoyed an intriguing conversation!
Following are two excellent websites to find more information about Consumerism:
http://www.mediaed.org/ ( study guides available for Consuming Kids and Shop till you Drop )
http://www.commercialexploitation.org/index.html (Fact Sheets and resource materials)
Comments from Open-Mic Participants:
Congrats to Rhonda.Great job. ~Stan Kratenstein
Great Discourse. ~Michael Gaffley
It was my pleasure. Thank you all for your comments, which made the session even more insightful. ~Johane Metellus
The presentation was wonderful! ~Maureen McDermott
Great session. Rhonda, you were wonderfully engaging with a fascinating topic. ~David Spangler
Outstanding job! Thanks to Rhonda and IDEAWorks. ~Delores Smiley
What a fabulous presentation Rhonda! Thank you so much for bringing more awareness to this most important topic! I thoroughly enjoyed the discussion and the camaraderie of this group!
Kudos to Brian and DeAndra for hosting such a wonderful event! ~Joyce Davis