Big ideas and Major Takeaways!

I always love writing these posts at the end of Alec’s courses because it is amazing to see and reflect on the amount of growth that has happened over the course. This course was extremely challenging for me as I am currently on maternity leave (and my 9 month old is a stage 5 clinger… … Continue reading Big ideas and Major Takeaways!

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Final Course Submission

“Innovation is a process, not a product.” –George Couros Creating my online course did not happen overnight, it has a been a journey over the last few months learning new and innovative technologies, figuring out what I should focus on, and trying to make this online course usable for 6 year-olds. The importance of creating … Continue reading Final Course Submission

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Online Collaborative Learning

This week we learned about the online collaborative learning. Harasim describes online collaborative learning theory (OCL) as: a model of learning in which students are encouraged and supported to work together to create knowledge: to invent, to explore ways to innovate, and, by so doing, to seek the conceptual knowledge needed to solve problems rather … Continue reading Online Collaborative Learning

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How can I improve?

This past week we had the experience to receive feedback from our peers on our online course. Receiving this feedback is so valuable to me and I truly appreciate the time and effort my peers put into looking at my course with a critical eye and providing me with the positive areas of my online … Continue reading How can I improve?

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Primary Literacy & Coding

This week I decided to take a look at primary literacy and coding. To be honest, this wasn’t even on my radar prior to this course. I have always had a keen interest in primary literacy, which is why I became a Teacher Librarian, and coding was something I dabbled in (if you could even … Continue reading Primary Literacy & Coding

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Word work, work in progress…

To download a copy of the course prototype, please click here. Introduction Please see my course profile for a scope and sequence of the course. This is a working document as the course is still in the development stages. This course protype is based off the units created by Regina Catholic School Division. This course … Continue reading Word work, work in progress…

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