Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

2014 Find Your Future Presentation

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014



Your Future Success Revealed with Marshmallows?

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Marshmallows Image by John-Morgan at Flickr.com[/caption] "...a seemingly simple experiment devised by Walter Mischel to test will power: put a kid in a room with a marshmallow, and tell her if she can resist eating it for 15 minutes, she can have 2 marshmallows. It turns out ...

Literacy Discussion

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="360" caption="By dougbelshaw @ Flickr.com"][/caption] This series of videos showcase an important media literacy discussion from 2008. The topics are just as relevant today. What is literacy now? What are the different forms of literacy; print, digital, etc.? What impact does media have? Are students being ...

Use Technology to Document Danielson

Monday, June 17th, 2013

"I believe that one of the reasons my framework has become so widely accepted is that it gives voice to what all educators know, that teaching is very complex work, it's a thinking person's job and you cannot follow a cookbook." - Charlotte Danielson "Doctors work as interns and residents... attorneys ...

Northwest Indian College – CMPS 101 Computer Applications

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Creative Commons image from catspyjamasnz at Flickr"][/caption] Computer Applications is a one-term course that will introduce the student to relevant technology in the work force. Tools used will be Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Open Office and Google Drive (also known as Google Docs). Open Office ...

Creating Powerful Presentation

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Goal Create a visually stimulating autobiographical presentation that engages both the right and left brain Terms Brainstorm Mind Map Storyboard Storytelling Right Brain Left Brain Master Slide Concepts Creativity Contrast Repetition Alignment Proximity Creative Commons Copyright Color Theory Project Examine Brain Research Brain Rules by John Medina Made to Stickby the Heath Brothers Slide show of main ideas Explore Presentation Styles and Resources Garr Reynolds DVD – Preparation Stage Dick Hardt Lawrence Lessig Free Culture ...

Taming The Internet

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

There is so much ‘stuff’ on the Internet. How do you find good material for class? Once found, how do you organize it? Come see how! Warm Up Joe Canada Pecha Kucha 20 x 20 Objective of Workshop - 1 Minute Save time and be more efficient Be like water. - Bruce Lee Learn about tools to ...

Northwest Indian College – CMPS 100 Computer Basics

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Creative Commons image from catspyjamasnz at Flickr"][/caption] I have created a web page with resources the CMPS 100 Computer Basics Class. Class Schedule and Topics

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Read more about the Common Core Standards corestandards.org All the material you need from the source of the initiative edutopia.org All you want to know about Common Core broken down as only Edutopia can do Well explained with numerous helpful resources Watch more videos about the Standards The Hunt Institute YouTube Channel

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Monday, November 12th, 2012