Ed Camp

Ed Camp This week our class was run as an EdCamp. What is an ED Camp? According to wikipedia, “An edcamp is a participant-driven conference – commonly referred to as an “unconference”. Edcamps are designed to provide participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators. Edcamps are modeled after BarCamps, free participant-driven conferences with a primary focus Read more about Ed Camp[…]

Educational Utopias?

GIF from Giphy.com A trend I have come to notice within some of the research we have looked at connected to education and the future of education is dialogue about systems and structures that will create the idealized personalized educational experience for every student. These utopian educational ideas created by academia, likely researchers who have Read more about Educational Utopias?[…]

A little bit of this, a little bit of that…

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay For this weeks post, I have simply decided to post the articles read this week along with a few quotes from each that piqued my interest, as well as notes and questions I made while reading; and, connected links. Its a little bit of this and a little bit of Read more about A little bit of this, a little bit of that…[…]

Reflecting on Theories and Practice in Online Learning

  GIF from @GIFY by @criswiegandt It was with great earnest that I began to survey the weeks reading’s, questing for the magical bean that would thereby only need to be planted to sprout into something of enormity that would transform the landscape and potentially lead to magical kingdoms in the sky.  And, while the readings produced Read more about Reflecting on Theories and Practice in Online Learning[…]

Social Media as a Professional Learning Tool

Today we had the pleasure of two guest speakers who shared their experiences with using social media as a professional learning tool and as a way to connect with other educators. An avoider of many forms of social media, I recently resurrected my Twitter account and have decided to to do some of my own Read more about Social Media as a Professional Learning Tool[…]