More From My a Friend Raul!

Gracias mi amigo!

Find more of Dr. Raúl Santiago Campión  awesome work at http://www.theflippedclassroom.es

~Mia

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Create an Environment for Creative Collaboration

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Let’s get out of our little corner office and have some fun collaborating. What is the last thing you remember about your last boring meeting? Maybe very little….

Make your next meeting a Collaboration… a Creative Collaboration.

~Mia

Get in the Zone

 

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I recently was doing a training on How to Teach Today’s Learners. I remembered that Vygotsky had a lot of good ideas that we have built upon since his time. When I suggested to the group to use scaffolding they looked at me a little funny. So, I stepped back and created this infographic in an attempt to lay a foundation for many of our present day teaching techniques.

Enjoy,

~Mia

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The “Please, I need you to Participate” infographic in Hebrew

It’s exciting to see everywhere our Infographics travel.

If you would like to partner with me and translate an infographic into your language, let me know!

Here is one in Hebrew…

Find out more about this organization @ http://www.edunow.org.il/edunow-media-story-78844

 
  

Playing around with Articulate Storyline 2 today…

I like designing courses around a theme. I want to make a soil science course.

So, this was where I started… with Bruschetta.

Click on the image to explore!

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Lots more work to do.

Here’s a little Demo made in Articulate Storyline 2

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/182317298/Bruschetta%20Demo%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html

~Mia

How do You Choose Good Online Sources?

Students often ask how to determine which websites and articles are good sources to cite. My answer is always, “Well, what do you think?” Students need to be able to think on their own. So, if your student offers some questionable sources, ask, “Why did you choose that one?” Try to get the student to think about the who, what, why, and when of the article and website. Let the student use critical thinking to come to a valid conclusion. They might just have a good reason for using the source.

How to chose a good online source…. some questions to ask yourself.

How to chose a good online source…. some questions to ask yourself.