So what I’ve been struggling with is the role of an educator in our society. While the idea of bringing the classroom into the 21st century is exciting, there are a couple of things that worry me. First, the financial reality of school districts is bleak. Classrooms with broken windows, falling ceiling tiles, leaking roofs […]
Discovering the learning possibilities as a student has excited and motivated me to promote the same type of learning in all institutions, both public and private, from K-12 to post-secondary. It seems that a big challenge in education revolves student perfomance and teaching effectiveness. I think that going edupunk helps to reduce some of those […]
I’ve spent a considerable amount of time trying to determine what I want to learn about to make me a better teacher. And then it hit me – I have always struggled with making my classes more student-centered rather than teacher-directed. I think this is partly due to the fear of my classes getting “out […]
This week’s assignments were really fun! It’s such a great idea to reflect upon who you are and what you want others to know about you. As a result of the readings and then my reflections, a number of important things happened. First, my klout score is totally unacceptable. 10? Really?? I guess that’s not […]
Okay that is it! I am not going to attempt to publish my blogs on my iPad anymore!!!! Seriously, it is so frustrating because I am having to redo my post again. Ugh…if only I had learned my lesson. This week, I was yet again so excited by the vast information out there in Cybertania. It is just […]
This week I got started on the sequence as soon as it was posted. I thought to myself that I’d finish it lickity-split. Boy was that not the case! It seems the more I delve into this cyber world, the larger it gets. It’s not like anything I’ve experienced, except maybe cleaning, because it has […]
And only a test of the emergency social media system. Ok so now that I downloaded the app for word press on my iPad, will I be able to post a blog? Better yet, will it show up on my twitter feed????