• Places of Healing & Social Belonging

    The morning after the 2016 election I found myself driving—bleary-eyed after a restless night—to the English department at Florida Atlantic University to host a book fair.   Weeks earlier, when I had ...
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  • Connections: The Growth Mindset Approach to Success

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  • Step by Step: Success for Today's Student

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  • Class Activity: ACES Initial Report

    Goal: Familiarize your students with ACES and have them reflect on their personal scores, considering both their strengths and their areas for improvement. Note: Your students will need access to LaunchPad a...
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  • The New ACES Progress Report - Coming Fall 2019

    Since we first launched the ACES self-assessment back in 2016, we’ve seen program after program make the simple decision to give each one of their students, on their first days of college, one of the most powerf...
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  • Video Assignment: Active Reading Strategies

      How to Read Your Textbooks   Type:  Topic(s): Reading, active reading Search Terms: video college info geek textbook Video Title: How to Read Your Textbooks More Efficiently - College I...
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  • Using Pinterest in the Classroom

       Since joining Pinterest in....wow, 2012, my boards have been pathetically bare. But as you may have seen from my last post, this fall I've been on an organization kick, and so I've been looking ...
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  • Video Assignment: Developing Vocabulary

      Video title: The More You Know - Betty White: PSA on Literacy Search terms: the more you know Betty White Topic(s): Reading, developing vocabulary Time (of video): 0:48 Posted by: NBC Date posted: December 19,...
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  • Class Activity: Effective Highlighting

    Have students choose a partner and exchange a textbook. Then provide the following instructions for the pairs to follow:   Have your partner read only the highlighted portions of a chapter you have already read ...
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  • Video Assignment: How to Read Textbooks

      Video title: How to Read Your Textbooks More Efficiently - College Info Geek Topic(s): Reading, active reading Search terms: video college info geek textbook Time (of video): 7:30 Posted by: Thomas Frank Date p...
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  • Class Activity: Active Reading Retention Exercise

    This retention exercise, created by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot, was designed to highlight a retention strategy in relation to the transition to college and to help students persist in the first year....
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  • Paul Gore answers, "Why did you create this book?"

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