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Achieving Equity with Open Educational Resources

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This session Described the growing Open Resources Movement as practiced by Openstax. Textbook costs pose a significant barrier to success for many low-income College Students. Openstax’s mission is to provide high quality, peer-reviewed textbooks for a wide range of courses that completely FREE through their website: https://openstax.org/ The 5-Rs that make materials Free: Materials are genuinely…

5 Easy, Engaging and Effective Classroom Protocols

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CUE Crafted Protocols Several California Teacher’s presented 5 Useful Classroom Protocols: The Eduprotocols.com website includes these protocols and and other related materials Iron Chef EduProtocol Teams of students spend 10 minutes creating 4-slide, two minute slideshows. Keys:  Quick, Formative, Builds and routinizes research, creation and presentation skills Iron Chef Protocol Description for Teachers Iron Chef Slides…

Green Screen in a Pizza Box

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Green Screen in a Pizza Box.  Part of SXSW Learning Exposition Great Idea for Video Projects: Key Points: Use Green Starbucks Straws  (Suzanne Davey is our source) Should be able to do with Premium WeVideo. Bob will replicate this Here is the Set up: Pizza box with green paper liner. Figures manipulated with Green Starbucks…

SXSW Keynote: 3/5/18. Stories of Schooling and being Schooled

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Keynote Address Monday, March 5 : Stories of Schooling and being Schooled  4 Teachers share Moth inspired stories from their Classrooms: Key Elements of Moth Method: (Can be used in class setting) The story must be: True (Authentic) Delivered in 5-10 Minutes  (Must be edited and rehearsed) Involve some element of change in speaker  (Has…

RSU1 at SXSW Edu in Austin TX, March 5 – 9, 2018

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Eight RSU1 Teachers and Tech Staff are attending the SXSWEdu Conference in Austin, Texas. Here is the Schedule of Events for Monday, March 5, 2018 Look for updates on our experiences later today