Teaching is not a solitary endeavour as this exercise shows. Who helped me in my first year of teaching in the Faculty of Education? More people than I could easily fit around any dining table.
Activity Responses and Resources Contributed by @stevensecord
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One of the things I have been meaning to do with my blog is to license it with a Creative Commons ShareAlike attribute and when I went to add it to my WordPress site I realized that it was a bit more difficult than I anticipated. It includes a series of animated gif screenshots that I took using Gyazo (a more… »
Speaking in front of a group is something experienced teachers take for granted. For student teachers, this is a new skill that they need to practice, similar to driving a car: Practice makes perfect.
I contributed my first (but not last) Daily idea today! What took me so long? This blog post explains why with some discussion on closed mindsets vs open mindsets.
Having students perform an activity such as “What’s in it for me?” can be motivational in nature. It can be a reminder of why they are in the program they are in, or it might be a good check point for them to rethink their program. Are they in it for the right reasons. This more… »
The Be Internet Awesome resource provided by Google could potentially have some issues when looked at through the CRAAP lens. In this blog post I do just that and you might be surprised by what my conclusions were.
Teaching future teachers about Digital Citizenship is always at the forefront of my mind. If they are considering these issues in their day to day activities, then they are likely to be good models for the students they are teaching, whether it be kindergarten, high school, or higher education. These are just a couple of more… »
In this blog post I discuss the Rabbit Hole Effect of curating resources from OER repositories. I also share three resources that I found in my trip down this rabbit hole.
It is the act of sifting and aggregating through digital resources with a discerning eye so as to create manageable collections of what teachers & students find relevant and useful. #WhatLibrariansDoEveryday
Finding images that we have permission to use can take a little longer than a wide open Google search, however that time is worth it when you consider what you are contributing back to the community by doing so. I posted a blog on this topic, along with a short rant on marking assignments digitally more… »