My name is Shannon Cooper and I am from Houston, Tx. I received my bachelors degree from Lamar University back in 2014. I am an English teacher in Cypress Fairbanks ISD.I am currently on journey, exploring all of the benefits of Virtual learning and technology, while studying for my Masters Degree. Everything has definitely been a true learning experience. I am wanting to learn more about E-portfolios and how to successfully bring them to my campus.
I have attached my resume below.
What Worked I am really enjoying the learning process that I have been enduring. Learning more about technology and portfolios will only increase student engagement and bring more innovation to our campus and district. I have also begun becoming accustomed to breaking out of my norms and being uncomfortably uncomfortable. What worked for my plan toContinue reading “Innovation Plan Update EDLD 5314”
My Call of Action The video creation process was new for me, but I am honestly glad that I was able to get out of my comfort zone. This course has proved to me that I am innovative and can keep up with technology and its evolution. My call to action is to bring awarenessContinue reading “5314 Call to Action”
Professional Learning Strategy Components 5 Principles of Professional Development Principle 1: The duration of professional development must be significant and ongoing to allow time for teachers to learn a new strategy and grapple with the implementation problem. Before my presentation I am fully aware that I will need to research and prepare. Preparation is theContinue reading “Connecting and Communicating My Ideas”
What is the Story behind my Story? I want to create an effective method to present my new ideas and concepts to my colleagues. I am passionate about the growth of our campus and district. I am 100% sure Eportfolios can be used a growth tool. I want to present a Professional Learning that isContinue reading “Call to Action”
“In terms of teachers’ self-reports of professional development features that increase their knowledge and lead to changes in their instructional practices.” (Guskey 2003) Professional development should be effective for all the learners in the room. Professional development works best when the facilitators are engaging, energetic, and meeting the needs of the people in the room.Continue reading “Professional Learning Plan Outline”
Teaching is a profession that has always and will always experience change. Although Change can be a difficult task it is necessary in order to grow and learn. Educators change and influence the minds of young people on the daily basis. They do this through measuring their growth and increasing their skills. If students needContinue reading “Leading Change”
INTRODUCTION I will be designing and teaching an English I course for 9th grade students. This is a year-long course designed to provide 9th graders with an overview of literary genres. The students will read poems, short stories, and novels. They will learn to appreciate the distinctive qualities of literature. They will also be expectedContinue reading “EDLD 5318 Final Reflection”
Transferring courses from face 2 face to online is going to be a tough challenge, but with time, planning and patience it can be done effectively. Since I teach 9th grade English I am wanting to create an online course for my class. I also would like to make an online course for my PACEContinue reading “From In Person to Digital”
Gaining College and Career Readiness skills by utilizing Eportfolios ePortfolios are student-owned, dynamic digital workspaces wherein students can capture their learning and their ideas, access their collection of work, reflect on their learning, share it, set goals, seek feedback and showcase their learning and achievements. (1) I. Focus Topic of Action Research My action researchContinue reading “Action Research Plan”
The Beauty of Change Change can be a difficult task, but it is very necessary. Change is important in life in all aspects. To become a better person sometimes we have to change some of our behaviors. Also, if we want our workplace, organization or business to become more efficient and innovative we have toContinue reading “Self Differentiation and Transformation”
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