In the news, there has been a lot of controversy over “WOKE” curriculum and what should be taught to today’s youth. In my opinion, Yes, we should cover the definition of the issues that create bias, identity, gender inequality, racism, stereotypes, and violence. As educators, we need to encourage anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion early on,… Continue reading Back to the Basics vs. Woke Cirriculum
Hi, my name is Professor Sandra Wisor and I am an adjunct college professor for several college campuses. In 2019, I applied to SUNY Ulster Community College to teach technology for Hudson Link For Higher Education in Prisons. This decision has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. Because of the connections I made… Continue reading Start Here. Go Far!
The newest type of digital technology is quantum computing, which is defined as ”the area of study focused on developing computer technology based on the principles of quantum theory, which explains the nature and behavior of energy and matter on the quantum (atomic and subatomic) level” (TechTarget). Here are two excellent IBM educational videos that… Continue reading Quantum Computing
I recently asked my students to write a brief essay on ’How Computers Benefit our Society’. The easiest answers are that computers save us time and money, or so we like to think they do. Computers let us do lot's of things like connecting us to the Internet, but the 4 big concepts students need… Continue reading 5 C’s of Computers Skills
Wow, I am officially part of SUNY Ulster adjunct faculty staff and in their STEM department on behalf of Hudson Link for Higher Education, The abbreviation of STEM stands for the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM learning objectives include intellectual curiosity, problem-solving, and communication. Thanks to my Dad, I was always curious… Continue reading STEM Teaching
On Tuesday, I took my students on a local field trip to Mercy College's Vitale Center for Academic Excellence and Innovation located at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. Here are some photos of the latest technology that Mercy College is using to teach students various subjects. The students got hands-on experience using 3D Virtual Reality computers,… Continue reading 3D Virtual Reality