The results are in…

Featured Image Source  Hello ECI834er’s, The results are in and I was so excited for the feedback about Joe and I’s online class so far!  We did run into some snags with Regina Public School’s user agreements not allowing for email addresses outside the RPS domain to access our content, but we did get creative… Continue Reading →

Continue reading

Blended Learning Inception: Reflection on Reflective Feedback

How to write a blog post, reflecting on reflective feedback given from others, about something that you created?  Seems like (on the surface) to be a convoluted task.  I struggled with both reading comments and (seeing as though my memory is like a sieve), remembering how my course was set up.  That, combined with the … Continue reading Blended Learning Inception: Reflection on Reflective Feedback

Continue reading

The Online Option

Is there a place in education for online learning?  For some the answer might be a straight up no … not a chance.  But the reality is it has been here for a while and continues to pick up momentum.  There is a lot of research that would boldly say that an online environment can be at least effective as a traditional environment.  For some this would be seen a blasphemous statement. That only a teacher in a classroom conveying knowledge to the students in a face to face envi […]

Continue reading

The Online Option

Is there a place in education for online learning?  For some the answer might be a straight up no … not a chance.  But the reality is it has been here for a while and continues to pick up momentum.  There is a lot of research that would boldly say that an online environment can be at least effective as a traditional environment.  For some this would be seen a blasphemous statement. That only a teacher in a classroom conveying knowledge to the students in a face to face envi […]

Continue reading

A Gamified Gamefied Learning Experience

I have always been interested in gamified learning.  Similar to Dean Lefebvre, I have always thought that gamification can be one of the most motivating and potentially engaging strategies to hook students into learning.  There are many places where gamified learning can go astray (focusing on the ‘rewards’ over learning experiences…), but there are also … Continue reading A Gamified Gamefied Learning Experience

Continue reading

Week Four of ECI 834

For this week’s entry, I looked at the readings and prompts and was excited to delve into this week’s assignment.  After reading Bates’ Chapter 7: Pedagogical differences between media, I reflected on some of the approaches and tools I use in my own class and how I approach content, content structure, and skills.  I love Three Act Math Plays (click here for a list) and I agree with Dan Meyer’s take on why these are effective (click here to watch his TED Talk).   I apprec […]

Continue reading

Week Four of ECI 834

For this week’s entry, I looked at the readings and prompts and was excited to delve into this week’s assignment.  After reading Bates’ Chapter 7: Pedagogical differences between media, I reflected on some of the approaches and tools I use in my own class and how I approach content, content structure, and skills.  I love Three Act Math Plays (click here for a list) and I agree with Dan Meyer’s take on why these are effective (click here to watch his TED Talk).   I apprec […]

Continue reading