Student publishing is a topic Erin Murphy (@MurphysMusings5) and I explore in-depth in Hack 10 of our upcoming book, Hacking Project Based Learning! For book updates, sign up for my email list (and also receive a free eBook). Currently in my district we’ve had some preliminary talks regarding if/how digital portfolios could be implemented on …
Going to college just got a little bit less expensive for students at Wytheville Community College. WCC now offers students significant savings by providing classes this fall that do not require them to buy books or supplemental course materials. This cost-saving measure is possible through WCC’s use of open educational resources in several selected courses.
KerbalEdu is an official school-ready standalone remix of the award winning game Kerbal Space Program. The game has been enhanced with features that help integrate it into the classroom. Students master real-world physics and engineering skills as their understanding of STEM concepts blast off!Developed by Squad and TeacherGaming LLCFor more information visit KerbalEdu.com
"Inquiry happens when you focus on the art of teaching." Kath Murdoch. This is an interesting moment in Kath's conversation with teachers. I lose focus on my note-taking as I pursue this thought... I tend to say 'focus less on teaching and more on learning', and here is Kath Murdoch, inquiry guru, expressing what, on the face of it,…
This course provides faculty with an introduction to the laws that influence the use, re-use, and distribution of content they may want to use in a course. Activities include finding openly licensed content for use in a class and publishing openly licensed works created by faculty. At the end of the course, students will have openly licensed content that will be ready for use in a course.
WCC Offers Low and No-Cost Textbook Courses Going to college just got a little bit less expensive for students at Wytheville Community College (WCC). WCC now offers students significant savings by providing classes this fall that do not require them to buy books or supplemental course materials. This cost-saving measure is possible through WCC’s use of open educational resources in several selected courses.
Make engaging and compelling animations online for your business or school. Create explainer videos, animated marketing videos, training videos and presentations. Make HTML5 banners and interactive video content.
"In a movie titled : "A Few Good Men", there is an intense courtroom scene in which Tom Cruise as a prosecuting attorney confronts Jack Nicholson, a Marine base commander in which the following interchange takes place:
Cruise: "I want the truth!" Nicholson: "You can't handle the truth!"
There are certain truths about our present education systems in our many societies that if we were honest with ourselves, we would admit to how much Jack Nicholson's really applies to us. Rather than face these truths, we make excuses, shift blame to others or deny that the truths even exist. Some, unfortunately, take a more cynical, fatalistic point of view that we just have to accept these truths and move on to a different topic."
[Instructors: Be sure to look at our first day writing prompts, which you’ll find in our Classroom Exercises post.] We all know the feeling of standing in front of dozens of new faces for the first time with the daunting task of introducing your course’s goals and yourself. You may experience excitement, or you may…
Student designer Raymond Ng has developed an innovative design for a compact home projection unit made with the help of 3D printing. Called .Lantern, the home projection unit is capable of projecting clear, large images no matter how close it is placed to the wall or screen.
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