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6 years ago
We’ve all been in the classroom when the fire alarm sounds and we’re told to file outside until the drill is over. Yet in the face of a real emergency, how much can we depend on students to follow the protocol of a drill they may have only completed once? With disaster preparedness on college campus as important as ever, faculty and administrators need to know how to best prepare students to respond. A study from Purdue University compa...
6 years ago
Ms. Snake and Sal Salamander are just some of the lovable characters you’ll find in Junganew: A Herd of Sounds. This app is perfect for children with speech delays who have trouble in particular with the /S/ sound. Not only will they have fun exploring the world of Junganew, they’ll get practice on target speech areas along the way. Follow Theo the Tree Frog as he hops from habitat to habitat, helping his frien...
6 years ago
Have you ever watched a whiteboard video? They are the videos that animate a lesson before your eyes. As you listen to an audio clip—a speech perhaps, or a TED talk—a hand reaches out and illustrates the lesson line by line. If you’ve seen any of these videos before, you probably know just how much fun they are to watch. They capture your attention; they teach you something; and they are compelling enough to creep into your binge-watching sc...
6 years ago
Have you ever wondered why we use the words we do? Where do the words water, rock or mountain come from? While etymology can teach us about the most recent evolution of these terms, it's more difficult to trace their origins the farther back in linguistic history you travel. At what point do different ancient languages look very similar? And what does that imply about the origin of communication and the way the human brain proces...
6 years ago
Social media pervades our lives now more than ever, and teens and young adults are attached to online platforms for their personal, social, and academic needs. Whether for Facebook, YouTube, or Tumblr, young adults are constantly checking their devices in order to stay connected to their peers. With social media playing such a big role in the lives of students outside the classroom, it is important to consider what role it should play in the clas...