Tag Archives: CoETaIL

Changes

Technology will continue to make education more accessible and ubiquitous. Access to the internet in the world is increasing and this will give more people access to education. More Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) will open up. Sites like Coursera … Continue reading

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Integration

Integrating and managing technology is something I enjoy and this year I am teaching all grade 6 students technology and writing. At present we are digitally story telling telling through programming with Scratch. Telling a story is one thing but … Continue reading

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Learning Theory

This past week I researched connectivism as a learning theory. It was interesting reading George Siemens and Stephen Downes the gurus of connectivism. In short, connectivism believes that “learning is ubiquitous” and that in order to “learn you must connect to … Continue reading

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An Excuse Poem – Digital Story Style

In class we created a whole class Excuse Poem Digital Story. This was our second poem for our poetry unit. To begin I reviewed and taught students about poetic devices and we spent time going over rhyme scheme. Then we … Continue reading

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Reflections on Course 3

  This has overall been my favorite CoETaIL course to date. I have been interested in visual literacy and practice and teach this to students. I have read Garr Reynolds blog for years and taught students Presentation Zen for three … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha

My first live Pecha Kucha presentation was at Learning 2.011 in Shanghai. Jabiz Raisdana gave a Pecha Kucha keynote on PLN and finding his tribe (people he learns from). Once he got into the rhythm and flow of the Pecha Kucha style presentation it engaged me … Continue reading

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Presentation Zen

Visual presentation definitely can effectively communicate many messages. Garr Reynold’s  said in his blog post about new learning from Daniel Pink’s A Whole New Mind novel that “making a presentation is an opportunity to make a small difference in the world.” … Continue reading

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Visuals

Power of infographics As the people at the official google blog have pointed out, our eyes our drawn to visuals over text. I’ve attempted my first ever infographic. I choose to create an info graphic with THREE facts about World … Continue reading

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AUP

As we near the end of course 2, I keep thinking about all the fantastic conversations we have had as a cohort and all the new learning that came from it. The main conversation that sticks out to me was … Continue reading

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Sharing

Note: this post was meant to be about ONE way I could collaborate more with professional peers and it morphed into ONE way I could SHARE more with professional peers. The number one way I could collaborate more with my … Continue reading

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