Revised UB Progam - Spring 2020
- All students are to view and complete the Revised UB Program – Spring 2020 lesson by either clicking on the link https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/zBLoPxPNLu, or by visiting join.nearpod.com (or on your Nearpod app) and entering the code: AIEYF. THIS LESSON IS MANDATORY.
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UB Lessons Available:
Coronavirus and the Economy – this lesson talks about the effect pandemics have on the job market. It describes the impact of the shut downs at all levels and provides resources for you to seek help during this tough time.
TikTok-ing Our Worries Away – We are stuck at home with so much extra time on our hands! How can we avoid falling into a negative slump? This lesson uses tiktok to provide you with tips to use this time to work on YOU.
History of Pandemics – this lesson discusses previous pandemics that have affected the world and an uplifting message to get us through today’s pandemic.
How to Excel at Online Learning – you’ve switched from traditional schooling to online in the blink of an eye. This course provides tips that will get you ready to be a successful online student.
Writing: Sentence Structure – this is an advanced course that walks you through the common sentence structure mistakes and how to vary your sentence use in order to improve your writing.
UB Math Workshop – This lesson presents you with graphs and information to understand how fast COVID-19 spreads, the rate of replication and more. In order to “flatten the curve,” we need to follow the social distancing rules. Here is the math to prove why.
8 Tips for Shopping with Courtesy – Manners go a long way and during a crisis it may mean the difference between life and death for some people. Follow these eight tips to prevent from panic shopping and make sure we work together so everyone can meet their essential needs.
How to make an Emergency Budget – This course provides you with tips to prepare an effective budget during uncertain times. Videos and websites are provided to revisit on your own.
Home Love > Coronavirus – Being with your family in such tight quarters for so much time can cause turmoil. This presentation reminds you of the importance of family and provides tips on getting closer as a family.
Fear is a Liar – This presentation discusses the role media (and social media) play in the persuasion of our thoughts and opinions. The news can many times cause fear. Spreading wrong information via social media can aid in increasing that fear, or worse, making a serious situation sem meaningless. Learn to question what you read and hear and the impact wrongful information can have on society.
Financial Literacy Lesson – This lesson discusses the impact the pandemic has on society and the world itself. From jobs loss, to banks, and the stock market, learn how to understand the economic impact that the coronavirus has caused and how to get assistance.
Finding My Fit: Small, Medium, Large ... A College Explorationr – Enough with the pandemic! Let's talk about what the best collge fit is for you! Regardless of the current situation, college is around the corner, and before you know it, you will be picking your college of choice (if you haven't already). However, not all students are made for all collgeges, and vice versa. Learn about the pros and cons of various sized colleges and what might be your perfect fit.
Creative Writing Practice: Nature’s Inspiration – Learn about sensory writing and how you can use it to improve your own descriptive writing.
Don’t Waste Your Quarantine! – This lesson encourages self-reflection. During this time at home evaluate what you are grateful for and create routines that help you stay away from forming bad habits that will be hard to break when the quarantine is over.
Anti-lockdown Protests – Current events have led to the question of whether or not society is ready to begin returning to normalcy by slowly re-opening the economy. Government officials are having to make this decision while the pandemic is still ongoing. What are your thoughts on the matter? Who has the authority to decide what we do here in El Paso and what may be the implications of these decisions?