Our assignment this week was to discuss Neil Postman statement, “…We now know that “Sesame Street” encourages children to love school only if school is like “Sesame Street.” Ah, Sesame Street, a place where learning occurred and the learner didn’t even know it was happening. I truly sat and thought about this for a period… Continue reading Unlike Sesame Street
I became a coder today. Last year, my students participated in an Hour of Code. This was lead by another teacher and I had no real clue as to what they did that day. I really wish I had had the opportunity to sit with them so that all of this would not be so new… Continue reading My Thoughts on Coding and Extensions
As I reviewed the theories of knowledge I found myself self-reflecting… a lot. Having such a wide range of teaching experiences, I was questioning how much my teaching and learning philosophy has changed over the course of my career. There are constant changes in teaching, more research or resources to help us find the… Continue reading Reflection on Learning Theories
Hmmm, initially my thoughts on technology were how are we incorporating the use of computers into our classroom and how can my students use them other then to word process. These were my thoughts prior to 2007 when I was appointed a “Smart teacher” and a Smartboard was installed into my classroom. Since that time,… Continue reading Educational Technology: My Impressions
I am very excited for all that this class has to offer. I look forward to collaborating with everyone and hearing of all the learning that is taking place. After today’s class I have a number of questions and some reflecting to work through. Where am I an the SAMR model and where do I… Continue reading Introduction
Taking a risk on this journey, any feedback will be appreciated.
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton