After reading Lisa Nielsen’s post 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in Class, I am still not quite convinced. While I understand they can be a great learning tool in every day life, I am not sure they have their place in the classroom quite yet. Allowing students to use them in […]
The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. – Albert Einstein Honestly, I chose this TedTalk because I need to take the College Math Clep and I do NOT like math. I was pretty good in high school, but in […]
Above is my “mind map” for my lesson. I will be using a smart board, iPads, and a podcast type video. I’m sure parts of it may change, but this is what I am thinking for now!
“As teaching and learning transforms, spaces must transform. Learning must be “redesignED” to motivate learners and foster collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking. Let’s discover ways to redesign space, technology, and pedagogy to promote success in our schools.”- Learning RedesignED I chose this podcast because I think the way you design the space in your […]
The Flipped Classroom an Infographic Explanation When looking at the list of blogs to explore regarding flipped classrooms, I was drawn instantly to the word “infographic”. Despite hearing about flipped classrooms numerous times, I wouldn’t say I was completely comfortable with the concept. After heading over to Peter Pappas‘ blog I feel like […]
One resource I found using Twitter is We are Teachers. We are Teachers is an online community based in Austin, TX specifically for teachers. It has a great website will lessons, hot topics in education, educational blogs (surprisingly mine isn’t up there yet), interviews with leading experts in the field, even professional development. Their website […]
The Nuts & Bolts of 21st Century Teaching blog was an inspiring look into the excitement and uneasiness that comes from moving from a teacher directed teaching method to a collaborative one.Shelley Wright’s honesty and in-the-moment blogging gave unique glimpses into her thought process as the project moved from one step to the next. A […]
I took a paper I wrote for ED 503 called “Reflections of Me” and put it into wordle. I think it came out pretty cool. Its pretty interesting to see the words that stand out.
“V” is for my Victory over Pixlr. It took me a little while but I finally figured it out. What?! I barely touched him. Ok seriously.. this is way too entertaining.
I have chosen as my Social Learning Site this semester. I chose twitter due to its concise format for quick information. I appreciate the 140 character limit because it doesn’t require sifting through a lot of information to get to the point. I have followed some educators, educational organizations, and I look forward to finding […]