This semester has been great getting to know people who I didn't even meet in person. Learning from other teachers online is a great way to get more resources. During this semester I was able to build up my digital identity but to be honest it was not and still isn't an easy road for … Continue reading Learning From Others
This semester I was able to do a project with my dog! What a treat (no pun intended)! I was able to teach him a few new things and in return I was able to learn a whole lot of patience. At the beginning of the semester I think I was overreaching with all of … Continue reading A Few New Tricks Were Learnt
Here is my summary of learning for EDTC 300. I learnt a lot in this class, mostly importantly how sharing your opinions on the internet shouldn't be a scary thing. It's okay to have different opinions than other people and share those opinions in a public setting like a blog or twitter. I still have … Continue reading Summary of Learning
In my EDTC 300 class we were given the task to code. This brings back bad memories because I took CS 100 and I still have no idea what happened in that class. I got through it and forgot everything about coding. I went an tried Scratch for the first time. Since this website is supposed to … Continue reading Not Again
Ryder has been working hard to get sit pretty perfect! He now knows what the word means and can hold his balance. I watched this great video on YouTube about teaching your dog to sit pretty. They said to hold the treat up above Ryder's face to he sits up towards the treat. It worked … Continue reading We Got It!
I have little, to no experience with educational technology. I don't have a lot of experience in the classroom since I haven't done my pre-internship or internship yet. I have only been in the classroom a few times. During this class I am learning that there is a lot of education technologies for teachers to … Continue reading Using Plickers
Ryder and I have been working on our sit pretty. He is still having trouble with his balance so I have been taking the advice from the site I was using earlier. I am using my arm for his balance. He still doesn't know what "sit pretty" means but every time I put my arm … Continue reading Working on Our Balance
In my EDTC 300 class we had the opportunity/honor to hear from Carol Todd. For those of you who don't know, Carol Todd lost her daughter to suicide after she was bullied and blackmailed online. Carol Todd showed such courage and grace while talking to us I was inspired by everything she said. Because of … Continue reading A Great Visit
Ryder and I have moved on from fetching because I know, and he knows, that he is no retriever! (outside at least) For him to be fetching inside is a great accomplishment so I'm saying he passed in my books! We are now working on sitting pretty. When we adopted Ryder at 8/9 weeks old … Continue reading He’s Sitting Prettier Than Me!
I have been using the internet for more than a decade. My first social media profile I made in 2006/2007. It was site called Nexopia which was really popular in my school and all of my friends had a profile. It's so weird that I felt like that I had one to stay in touch … Continue reading Citizenship, In a Digital World