What are your takeaways from this semester? My expectation for this class was to learn new ways to implement technology in the classroom in order to increase student engagement. Instead, I’m ending the course with a new mindset of clarity and focus. Clarity on my role as an educator, facilitator and supporter. Focus on… Continue reading Final Blog Post???
My change idea, a learner-focused classroom by increasing student Voice and Choice via student selected assessment is on it’s way. I created the project guidelines for students to follow. I’ve created a student survey to collect student feedback on student choice in assessment as well as to compare Quarter 1 number of students that met… Continue reading Improvement Science Part IV
IMMOOC Experience: Not quite sure what I was getting into, thinking I would learn about some cool apps that I could implement in the classroom, boy was I wrong! Honestly, I’m glad I was. This was my first experience having to read a book along with corresponding videos and prompts. Each section of the IMMOOC… Continue reading #IMMOOC week 6
IMMOOC week 5 with Brad Gustafson touched on a lot of fears and struggles teachers may have with this shift toward the Innovator’s Mindset or change in general. What I liked was Brad’s reply, “kids are the business.” If we are to do what is best for the learner, then that is what our focus… Continue reading #IMMOOC week 5
What examples of strengths-based leadership from the Innovator’s Mindset resonate with you? How might you focus on strengths to unleash talent and foster innovation in your own context? If we are going to empower our students, we must help them find what they love and create learning experiences that encourage them to develop their… Continue reading #IMMOOC week 4
Week 4: This is your final week to work on developing your target activity/skill. In this module’s blog posts pay particular attention to how your digital identity has influenced your learning and vice versa. How has your use of blogs, tweets, and other social media for this process changed your digital identity? My digital identity… Continue reading Week 4 25 Hour Learning Challenge #edcs480
Well, since my last attempt at my one mile challenge I’ve made a few adjustments. I’ve chosen a different route, one less terraneous and use of the Runkeeper app (tracks my distance/progress, allows me to set my goals, training programs, and even allows me to train with friends). I realized that I needed to… Continue reading Week 3 – 25 Hour Learning Challenge #edcs480