October 19, 2018 “Single-tasking is the new Multi-tasking” was discussing how people are distracted by all the tasks that they have to do that they are not actually able to focus because more than one activity would cause your focus to be split and not as good as focus on one thing. Even as I … Continue reading Single-Tasking in a Multi-tasking Generation →
October 13, 2018 If I were to ask you if you would rather sit down and read a paper, describing a particular topic that you need to learn, that contains a few images and about 50 pages long OR sit through an entertaining video including songs, jokes and well-known movies stars; which would you … Continue reading Engaging Education with Audio-Visual Technology →
October 4, 2018 I became a programmer!… .. Well for a little while anyway, and with lots of help from the instruction manual which came from a programming textbook. I got a little taste of programming after trying out “Programming in LOGO” as this week’s assignment for ECI833. What I found out about myself after … Continue reading Coding in the Classroom →
September 29, 2018 After reading the assigned articles for EC&I833 this week about learning theories, (Ah yes, you cannot have an education grad class without reading about and discussing learning theories 😊) I have taken some time to reflect on my learning, my teaching and on my own children’s learning. I am currently on maternity … Continue reading Learning Theories: Ever-Present in a Life of Learning →
The SAMR model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition) made me think about my own teaching and how I am still hovering between the Substitution and the Augmentation (sadly with more emphasis towards the S than the A). I have unfortunately been avoiding educating myself on many current technologies, especially in newer educational technologies, and have … Continue reading Response to Readings Week 2: “Historical Foundations” by Michael Molenda, “Five Things we Need to Know About Technological Change” by Neil Postman and “A Short History of Educational Technology” by Tony Bates →
September 13, 2018 I’m reading up about technology and all its wonders as I begin my journey in EC&I 833 Foundations of Educational Technology. I have created a blog for the first time in my life and joined Twitter! I tweeted! Never done that before. Looking forward to the course and how much I will … Continue reading “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess →
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