Category: Fried Friday

World’s Smallest Snowman

Here’s a story from Scientific American to get your week started. It’s the world’s smallest snowman, created using a scanning electron microscope. It stands at just 3μm tall! Here is a link to the story: Happy Monday everyone!!

A Little Something for April 1st

Yes, Monday is April 1st and that means April Fools!! Last year at Oakland Elementary School in Royal Oak, Michigan, 4th grade teacher Joe Dombrowski gave his students a spelling test, which surprisingly, was not a test of the words they had studied. Watch the video as they self-correct the 10 words on this April …

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Adopting the Hygge Lifestyle

Here’s a new concept that I have recently been introduced to. Do you wonder why Denmark is, year after year, rated as the happiest county on the planet? The answer may be that they embrace Hygge (pronounced “hoo-ga”) lifestyle. Hygge is not easily translated, but is a concept that embraces contentment and well-being through enjoying …

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from the Faculty Learning Corner!!! Enjoy your time off and I’ll see you Spring Semester!!!

It’s Friday!

Has it been a long week?  Well, I thought I’d finally add a “Fried Friday” post to the Faculty Learning Corner.  Have a great weekend, and dance like no one is watching!!!

Happy April Fool’s Day

April 1st is here this weekend, and that mean’s it’s April Fool’s Day.  Being a baseball fan in the 80’s I was totally fooled by Sport’s Illustrated’s story of Sidd Finch, who could throw a baseball over 160 mph, with a boot on one foot, and the other barefooted.  Drafted by the New York Met’s, …

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St. Patrick Video

This Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, which we may think of as a day of parades and green beer.  But do you know the story of St. Patrick?  To tell the story, I’ve chosen a video (below).  This method of delivery is not only fun, but also helps to demonstrate multimedia learning with video! Not …

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Fried Friday: Goodbye!

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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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!  

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!