I had learned so much throughout this process of learning to knit a blanket with my hands. I often found myself struggling to get the blanket to look just perfect. I think a big takeaway that I had developed was to just enjoy my learning process. Here is a photo of the final product! Introductory … More Casting Off: The finale!
During this learning process, I had the opportunity to contribute to the learning of others and collaborate with colleagues on subject matter pertaining to class. I gave my peers feedback through their blog as it was a way to contribute to collaboration and show them support that students need in the time of learning something … More Collaboration and Contribution-Networked Learning
I had learned so much in EDTC300 that it was super hard to summarize it all within a 5-6 minutes period. I thoroughly enjoyed the class and all the resources and knowledge that I have obtained from collaboration with everyone. Enjoy! EDTC300 Summary of Learning
This week I have struggled with knitting. Not because it is too hard, but because of the monstrous size that my blanket is getting to be. I can’t fit it on our kitchen table anymore so it has been a bit harder to work with haha. I am starting to think about how I am … More Getting towards the final stitch!
I found the Hour of Code website very interesting! I had seen students use it before in the past but had never been able to try it. The one thing I noticed right away was it catered to a wide variety of different ages. I thought that this was awesome as it can be hard to … More Critical Thinking with Coding
Digital Literacy is very important especially when we live in a time where information is apparent in all forms and spaces. The TedEd video, “How to choose your news” by Damon Brown touches on Digital Literacy and how many online spaces can share accurate and false information. Brown explains that media has expanded in such … More Digital Literacy V.s Fake News
For this week’s process, I felt as though I was falling behind. However, I had set a standard in my head as to how I want the blanket to turn out. I think that can be good and bad. I watched a TedED video called, “How to see more and care less: The art of … More Perspectives of Knitting
For this week’s group activity, I cyber sleuthed Carmel Frape. She is a colleague in EDTC 300. As I started searching for her name, a lot of Starbucks drink options came up. I then realized that I may have to be more specific in my searches. I found her Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and her blog … More Cybersleuthing and Making Connections
As discussed in class, many issues around the world can be heightened by technology and social media. I think this closely connects to our responsibility as teachers and how we have to be able to discuss these issues in a professional and mature manner while encouraging students to share and collaborate. I think that if … More Modelling Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppressive Roots in a Digital Age
I think that using new pieces of technology should be seen as a positive learning process. As teachers incorporate/use many different pieces of technology as resources, I think that it will only expand students’ knowledge and incorporate ways that the student themselves learn best. I found this article called, “A New Google Feature to Convert … More The Art between Mural and Knitting!