Mapping Our Journey

The Power of Yet The power of the word “yet” has been a phrase that I have been living by since I became a teacher back in 2016. Every assignment and task I am assigned to teach my students do not always go as planned, but time helps. Over time I get better at teachingContinue reading “Mapping Our Journey”

Creating Significant Learning Environments

One of the most important ways to increase learning is to create significant learning environments. They help students engage and connect with the learning that is taking place in the classroom. In the article “It’s about Learning” by Harapnuik the Finks Taxonomy design and principles were discussed. This design includes many factors that help theContinue reading “Creating Significant Learning Environments”

10 Benefits of an ePortfolio

The amount of research that I have done on the power of an ePortfolio has been extremely eye opening. I had the chance to read a very insightful article by Karen Barnstable. I have attached the link as well. https://kbarnstable.wordpress.com/2010/01/08/41-benefits-of-an-eportfolio/ Barnstable categorized and explained a multitude of benefits that ePortfolio’s can have on student, staffContinue reading “10 Benefits of an ePortfolio”

Connecting and Communicating DLL Ideas

While making my way through the DLL program I have been able to discover the benefits of utilizing technology to its fullest extent. One of the pros of being in this program while teaching in the classroom is having the option to practice what I have learned on my students during lessons. In my previousContinue reading “Connecting and Communicating DLL Ideas”

Margaret Heffernan

After watching Margaret Heffernan’s TED Talk, I am absolutely inspired. She spoke on some very important key points when it involves work spaces and working with others. She mentioned how everyone should take part and how not only one person should dominate the entire group. I agree with this point, because everyone has something differentContinue reading “Margaret Heffernan”

The Best Professional Learning Networks and PD Opportunities for Educators

The first learning network that I joined was KQED Teach. It is a Media Academy for educators. Teachers are also able to earn their PBS Literacy Educator Certification. This certificate will help showcase my media literacy teaching skills. The coursework includes 8 micro-credentials that I have  already been working through. KQED also has a MediaContinue reading “The Best Professional Learning Networks and PD Opportunities for Educators”