For our summary of learning, Allison and I teamed up to tackle this assignment. I am lucky enough to have taught with Allison as well as take my Inclusive Education Certificate as well as most of our grad classes together over the last 5 years. Therefore, whenever we get the chance to do an assignment … Continue reading Summary of Learning
As someone who has never been an active online citizen, I don't have much experience in online social activism. Even offline, I take the part more as a personally responsible citizen versus a participatory citizen or justice-oriented citizen (Joel Westheimer, 2015). Therefore, I did some more research after our discussion about it a couple of … Continue reading Social Activism
During our grouping's exploration of an Open Education Resource during class last week, my group randomly picked MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching). Subconsciously, I think this was because it shares the name of a fine wine. However, after some initial exploration, it didn't leave me with a smooth finish of satisfaction … Continue reading Open School BC
We have been asked to look into open education and the culture of sharing. I've always been one to share and collaborate with my colleagues as this is what teaching professionals naturally do to help each other out. As a beginning teacher, I gained so many ideas on how to plan, what to plan, how … Continue reading Open Education
I have decided to do a further investigation into Flipgrid and all it has to offer. Thanks to Matteo for his introduction and review of Screen-o-Matic, as this is how I decided to produce my post this week. Unfortunately, I was restricted to free versions of online video editing websites (WeVideo) that would only allow … Continue reading Flipgrid Review
As a teacher, at least from a student's view, we are sometimes seen as knowledge keepers, wise to all things that are known in our world. Even though we know this isn't true, we still try to hang on to this persona as it gives us a sense of confidence and stability. I've been guilty … Continue reading Changing Knowledge
The idea of having an open ended project to explore is quite exciting. However, because it is so open ended, my options are endless. Option A is possible to attempt but my role as a Learning Resource Teacher creates a big challenge. I do not have regular time with one group of students in order … Continue reading I’m going to do what?
Relationships can be difficult whether they are chosen, happen naturally, or are involuntary decided due to the nature of a situation. A relationship is defined as the way in which two concepts, objects, or people are connected. It requires contributions from both parties to build a bond that demonstrates commitment, understanding, and respect. This is … Continue reading Relationships are difficult