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Now that summer is in full swing, why not take some time to sharpen your pedagogical skills and enhance your educational career with STARLINK professional development training. From new technologies in the classroom to communicating with Millennials, we offer a variety of professional development 24/7. If you missed any of our recent webinars, they have been recorded and you can easily find them in our course catalog.

Find all your PD needs here at STARLINK. We are dedicated to providing you with excellent professional development - anytime, anyplace.

In the meantime, enjoy our August 1st release, "How Do I Grow My PLN?". Scroll through our catalog for hundreds of other PD courses at http://www.starlinktraining.org

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"Teaching is the greatest act of optimism" -Colleen Wilcox
 
 
 

Space Matters: Lessons Learned from an Active-Learning Classroom

By: Cindy Cogswell and Mike Goudzwaard, EdSurge

Too many discussions of edtech focus on tools (like tablets, clickers, learning-management systems, smart boards, etc). More thought should be spent on the design of the classroom itself.

Two years ago we renovated an old computer lab into an active learning classroom. The idea was to make the room, Carson 61, into an incubator-to spark similar classroom redesigns all over campus.

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Badge Breakthroughs

By: Matt Zalaznick, University Business

Diplomas-those venerable printed documents that lack hotlinks and interactivity features-have lost some of their luster. While employers increasingly demand that new hires have college degrees, the transcripts supporting those hard-earned credentials are no longer the most informative tool students have to exhibit their skills.

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6 Good Chrome Extensions for Taking Webpage Screenshots

By: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some useful Chrome extensions you can use to take screenshots. Most of these add-ons enable you to capture a full page screenshot of your current browser window. Alternatively, you can select and capture a specific area. Once taken, you can then annotate your screenshots adding text and visual callouts to illustrate your pictures.

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