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New Stuff Tuesday — April 5, 2016

Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry PN6727.B36 S95 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Lynda Barry, an award-winning cartoonist, also teaches courses on writing, drawing, and creativity at UW-Madison. This illustrated notebook recounts her thoughts, assignments, syllabus, and … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Origami

Here’s some Friday Fun: Origami! This was inspired by photos of origami creations by Wenche Lise Fossland of Norway on Instagram. Andersen Library has resources to get you started! Search Research@UWW for the Library’s book holdings to find Origami step … Continue reading

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Science in television and movies

The UWW Chem Club is sponsoring a free live webinar “Chemistry on the Silver Screen” on Tues., Feb. 24, at 5:45 p.m. in Upham room 140. The webinar will feature science advisors to Breaking Bad and other entertainment like the … Continue reading

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T3: Screencasting with the iPad

Do you find yourself explaining how to solve a particular equation over and over? Do you need to demonstrate to a class how to use a particular website or database? Screencasting and interactive whiteboard apps on the iPad are good … Continue reading

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Webinar: iPad Uses in the Classroom

Have you considered incorporating iPads into your teaching? If so, or if you would like to learn more about how other instructors have leveraged iPads in their teaching, please join us for a webinar on September 27.¬†Topics include classroom and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 13

The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Our Kids Unstuck 101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers by Ron Clark LB1025.3 .C533 2011 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Ron Clark is a teacher, the founder of a school, the Ron Clark Academy, … Continue reading

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Does Facebook help you learn?

All that time you spend on Facebook may not be wasted after all! There have, of course, been studies about the effects of the Internet, Facebook, and other online applications. Some have found that we are suffering negative effects (see, … Continue reading

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“Monkey” trial anniversary

Heard of the Scopes “Monkey” trial (aka The State of Tennessee vs. Scopes)? On July 21, 1925 schoolteacher John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating Tennessee’s Anti-Evolution Act, which outlawed teaching evolution in public schools. The verdict was set … Continue reading

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