Summary of Learning!

What a great semester in EC&I 834!
Thank you so much to Alec and to my classmates.  You’ve truly been an inspiration… so much so that I have goals of continuing down this path of designing blended learning environments!
For now, I hope …

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From dream to reality

Since beginning my Master’s degree in the fall of 2017, I’ve had the opportunity to explore a few areas of interest and to delve into topics that were terrifying to me.  The last three semesters of classes I’ve taken with Dr. Alec Couros have led me down a path that I would never have imagined possible. … Continue reading From dream to reality

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Moderating Online Environments for Students

Our reading this week from Tony Bates said that student Interactions in an online environment “need to be well organized by the teacher, and the teacher needs to provide the necessary support to enable the development of ideas and the construction of new knowledge for the students.”   For the course I am designing, the method… Continue reading Moderating Online Environments for Students

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“Testing, One Two Three…”

For our post this week, we were asked to read about/explore an aspect of online/blended learning of interest, and then blog about it, being sure to touch on our thoughts/reactions.  We could respond to a particularly interesting article, or an exploration of a mode/format/strategy for online/blended learning that we haven’t touched on, or further research… Continue reading “Testing, One Two Three…”

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Blended – A new adventure in Moffatt’s Pre-AP ELA 20!

On days like today when it is minus a million outside and I don’t want to leave my house, the idea of teaching an online course is very appealing. As I thought over the last few weeks about what I would like to design for my project for this class, one of my AP students… Continue reading Blended – A new adventure in Moffatt’s Pre-AP ELA 20!

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Hello! My Name is ______________

Our introductory blog prompt immediately brought to mind the “Hello My Name is” badges that I’ve had to wear over the years and dredged up those feelings I had (and somewhat still do!) when confronted by those blank little stickers.  GAH!  I’m going to meet a bunch of people I don’t know.  Will they judge… Continue reading Hello! My Name is ______________

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