Category: Fried Friday

Sep 25

Fried Friday: Goodbye!

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Here are words from our hearts to yours.  We have had an amazing time working with you over the years.  It has been our privilege to be able to collaborate with you, support you and help you find ways to teach your content in the most effective way possible.  We have enormous respect for your dedication …

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Sep 18

Fried Friday – Bloom’s Taxonomy According to Seinfeld

Bloom’s Taxonomy, a widely used method of classifying different objectives that educators set for students: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis and Evaluation. To end the week, we hope you enjoy the methods demonstrated below through various episodes of Seinfeld!  

Sep 11

Fried Friday: Best Rx for LIFE!

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We’re so lucky to live in Alaska, it makes this prescription an easy fill! Life getting you down? Too much to do? Check out this Rx before you despair. No i-devices necessary for this remedy. Have a great weekend!

Sep 04

Fried Friday: Summer’s End– Having Trouble Staying Awake?

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It’s the end of summer, at least that’s what Labor Day, the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, and school busses on the road everywhere always says to me. Lots of people, you, your students and perhaps your colleagues, may be finding it difficult without triple doses of coffee, to stay awake. Here are some great …

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Aug 28

Fried Friday: Email in REAL Life

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The school year is just beginning, yet my email box feels already out of control. Nicole shared this from the SMARTBoard training earlier this week. It made me smile, I hope it does the same for you!

Aug 21

Fried Friday: Smile Just Because You Can

Sitka is certainly fried this week, but not in a lighthearted, fun way. The landslide that occurred Tuesday morning, obliterating an entire home, damaging another, sending a 15 ft high wave of logs, mud and debris down the mountain will not be easy to forget. Three people were lost, two confirmed dead so far. We are …

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Aug 14

Scintillating Friday

This “Fried Friday” post is not “Fried” at all! I titled it scintillating because I just returned from Chancellor Caulfield’s 2 -day retreat with 30 UAS professionals. We had an excellent facilitator, Susan Bell, a partner with the McDowell Group, a panel of community members, a brief inspirational video welcome from Jason Ohler, a luncheon panel …

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Aug 07

Fried Friday: Pro Teaching

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It’s been a busy week with the Republican debates, the exit of Jon Stewart from the political satire stage, positions being cut university-wide and so much more, we need to introduce a lighter moment this morning. Nicole came across Key and Peele: The Teaching Center. Imagine if educational news really played like this in the …

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Jul 31

Fried Friday: Kind of “Punny” or Not?

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It’s Friday again, so we’ve dug up a little humor for you with a reminder that humor is in the eyes of the beholder. As we begin the semester, it is always wise to remind your students of this too. What they post as “humor” might be offensive to another student reading it. And while …

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Jul 24

Fried Friday: Surprise Attention Stealer!

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Sometimes we aren’t sure what our students are seeing, hearing or focusing on. Do your students even listen to video lectures/presentations that you post online? Do they notice the things that you are emphasizing or is their attention elsewhere? Here is a humorous example from the news highlighting our own attention span. What captured YOUR …

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