Instructor Spotlight – Joseph Barroso

Posted by Amanda Banner on Oct 6, 2018 1:47:00 PM

Joseph Barroso teaches at East Providence Area Career & Tech Center in East Providence, Rhode Island. He has used CDX’s Maintenance and Light Repair Online for three years. 

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Topics: Curriculum, Student Engagement

Keeping Students Honest

Posted by Amanda Banner on Sep 26, 2018 1:07:00 PM

Teaching to the test has become commonplace in classrooms across the U.S. The pressure to achieve excellent grades and pass standardized tests provokes some students to cheat. This means not only that these students receive grades they don’t earn, but also that they miss out on knowledge they will need in the future.

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Topics: Curriculum, Student Engagement

How to Keep Students Engaged in the Classroom

Posted by Amanda Banner on Sep 12, 2018 4:31:00 PM

Who recalls the classroom scene from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in which a room full of blank-faced students stare at their teacher while he explains economics? Much like the sleeping, gum-popping actors, today’s students are often bored out of their minds. 

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Topics: Student Engagement