I did the "extended tour" of college. From about 1991-2002. I did get 4 degrees, so at least I have an excuse. :) I've also been an adjunct professor, so I've also been at the other side of the classroom. 1) The Freshman Fifteen does exist. So does the Freshman Twenty. 50 Tips for College Students | Psychology Today

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1. 7 of them are available via YouTube. 2. iTunes is free. It's clunky, but who cares? Do you somehow lose geek-cred just by installing it specifically for this? I thought geeks geeked out on downloading entire programs just to be able to use it for a single solitary function and then discarding it when done.

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Capturing the Reader's Attention in Your College Admission Essay Capturing the Reader's Attention in Your College Admission Essay When you begin reading a piece of writing, what inspires you to keep reading? Here are several techniques that will super-glue your reader's attention to your essay. Quoting the notables Everybody famous, from Julius Caesar ("I came, I saw, I conquered") to Bart Simpson ("Eat my shorts"), has said something interesting at one time or another. Also, the world's bookshelves are filled with the writings of authors who were desperate to sell their books . . . er, to create literature that they hoped would make the reader buy a copy or two. So if you're looking for a quotation, you'll find one for every essay topic you could ever conjure up from the depths of your imagination.
Create Self-Graded Quizzes in Google Docs In my free ebook Google for Teachers I included directions for creating and publishing a quiz using Google Documents forms. Recently, Dr. Mark Wagner published a blog post that includes directions for creating formulas that will result in quizzes created in Google Docs forms being self-graded. His post includes a video screencast and slides. Create Self-Graded Quizzes in Google Docs
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Why are professors at Harvard, Duke, and Middlebury teaching courses on David Simon's The Wire? - By Drake Bennett Among the police officers and drug dealers and stickup men and politicians and dockworkers and human smugglers and teachers and students and junkies and lawyers and journalists who populate the late, great HBO series The Wire, there is one academic. His name is David Parenti and he teaches social work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He is not a major character, but he appears throughout the show's fourth season—an earnest, well-meaning man defined in part by his naïveté about the inner-city kids whose lives he wants to improve. As for Johns Hopkins, Baltimore's best-known university, it only comes up as a place where the show's police officers can get cushy campus security jobs after they retire. Academia, in other words, is not a culture that the show's creators, David Simon and Ed Burns, betray much interest in exploring. Academics, on the other hand, can't seem to get enough of The Wire. Why are professors at Harvard, Duke, and Middlebury teaching courses on David Simon's The Wire? - By Drake Bennett
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Free textbooks (aka open textbooks) written by knowledgable scholars are a relatively new phenomenon. Below, find a meta list of 170 Free Textbooks, and check back often for new additions. Also see our online collection of Free Online Courses. Art History A Textbook of the History of Painting by John Charles Van Dyke, Rutgers Biology
I have to tell you that it was a tough call to make these decisions, especially when we’re talking every teacher no matter what grade level or subject, but I hope that you find a couple of gems to put away in your virtual treasure box. You may have others you’d like to add to the list. Please post them in the comments for all of us to explore.

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