Google’s “Education on Air” Free Online Conference

By Lisa Tagliaferri|May 2, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|1 comments

I was notified about this from the college where I’m teaching — it may be of interest to some of you just to see what others are doing and what Google for Education is all about. It seems less-directed to Higher Ed than K-12. May 8th, 10AM-3PM EDT May 9th, 7AM-9:30PM EDT Recordings of sessions will be available. http://educationonair.withgoogle.com/live/2015-may

Bringing ‘Structuring Equality in the Classroom’ to the Purposeful Pedagogy Conference

By Rachel Oppenheimer|May 2, 2015|Events of Interest, Reflection|2 comments

On Friday, May 1, Natalie Oshukany, Evan Misshula (in absentia), and Rachel Oppenheimer modified their Life Barriers & Persistence Mapping/Futures Unit for a 1 hour 15 minute workshop at the Purposeful Pedagogy Conference. In essence, we distilled 4 hours to 1.25, drawing out the key take aways and key modeling necessary to convey the importance of structuring equality in the classroom, while contextualizing such strategies in the CUNY student landscape,

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Syllabus–Experimental Pedagogy: Process, Growth, Mindfulness towards Autonomy (applicable for all levels)– this course is not currently offered

By MichelleG|May 2, 2015|Dream Course, Reflection, Syllabus|4 comments

Course: Process, Growth, Mindfulness to Autonomy (applicable for all levels)  Required Texts                                                                                     Course Description This course is an introductory course designed to strengthen and arm you, the students, with academic literacy, composition, analytical, verbal and digital skills, you will find are necessary for our course, for your other courses and your professional goals. This semester we will be relearning how to learn, according to us. By

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