My heart will go on and so will the cooking

As I write this final post for my ECMP 355 course I am becoming quite sad. I truly enjoyed this class for a few reasons: there was a great teacher, the subject area was of great interest and use to me, and finally that I got to take time to learn something I have learned … Continue reading My heart will go on and so will the cooking

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Learning Together

What I loved most about this class was the emphasis on connecting with others online whether it was helping them learn, learning from them, or giving individuals credit for their awesome Twitter finds or well-written blogs. I contributed to the learning of others through three different social media pages: Google + WordPress Twitter Sharing resources,… Continue reading Learning Together

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Final Thoughts: My Journey with ASL

The last two months of this ECMP 355 (learning with tech) class have flown by! I’m not sure I have ever learned so much in such a short amount of time. On top of all the new tech tools and resources I have been exposed to, I was handed the challenge of learning any task… Continue reading Final Thoughts: My Journey with ASL

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I can’t believe it’s over

In ECMP 355 I have learned so many things, and have become open to more possible uses for technology in the classroom. Each week we explored new and exciting subjects that have helped me to explore more than I ever knew was accessible online. In this video, I go over some of the key points … Continue reading I can’t believe it’s over

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One moment, One decision, One mistake.

In my previous posts I talk often of my complicated view on technology. I love the possibilities and the connections, but I fear the side effects such as cyber bullying and blackmail. The online world can be a loving community or a horrible depressive leach. When used for good, sharing can be beneficial for yourself … Continue reading One moment, One decision, One mistake.

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Not everything is how it seems in the movies!

This week for ECMP 355 we were tasked with exploring the world of code. I personally have always wanted to learn to code but that won’t be happening, like ever. I feel the amount of time and the proper guidance are not reasonable for myself. Many of my favorite tv shows and movies involve a … Continue reading Not everything is how it seems in the movies!

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Practice makes perfect

Learning ASL has been a great journey that has only just begun. As our class comes to a close I know that I will continue to commit to the goal of becoming fluent in ASL. Lately, I have been very busy as summer moves in; family time gets busier, work gets busier, and internship is fast… Continue reading Practice makes perfect

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When in silence.. you join the oppressor

The topic for today: Slacktivism vs. Activism. ; Slacktivism ; Activism WOW, am I glad we are talking about this. A few days before last class I was contemplating my digital presence on Facebook. I have many family and friends who have very different views on the world than I do. And so it goes.. the… Continue reading When in silence.. you join the oppressor

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understanding is the first step to success

So, I need to talk about the idea of tech in the classroom; I have a very complicated view on this subject. In my opinion tech should only be used in the classroom after the teacher feels comfortable with the equipment and is ready to monitor the students’ activity online, and is able to do … Continue reading understanding is the first step to success

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