Decision-making is a process deceptively simple and seemingly effective. On a daily basis we make dozens of decisions ranging from what to have for breakfast to how to approach a difficult interpersonal conflict. Knowledge of how our brain is affected by available information can enable us to develop effective strategies for preventing or compensating and thereby make better decisions.
Do you want to get your students excited?Do you want to teach in a collaborative setting?Do you want to build a strong community in your classroom? If so, then Learning Communities may be the answer! Come hear about the benefits of theme-based Learning Communities and get ideas of how to develop one of your own.
We all remember the mystique of secret decoder rings and coded messages to friends. Cryptography has been used throughout history, by Julius Caesar, Mary Queen of Scots, and Thomas Jefferson. It became a lynchpin to military secrets in World Wars I and II, with Alan Turing and the codebreakers of Bletchley Park key to the Allied victory in WWII. We will discuss the basics of cryptography and the math involved, explore its intriguing history, and talk about the amazing work of the men and women cryptographers of Bletchley Park.