Category: ED 431

Media Creation

The original media content I created is called R1: Bonus Diamante Poem Instructions. It’s for my 7th-grade language arts class. We are starting a poetry unit last week. Therefore, I decided to revamp the beginning of a unit I have taught five times since I started teaching 7th grade in the Anchorage School District. Now

Emerging Tools

How can web 2.0 tools, specifically those new to the market fit into K-12/post-secondary education? Are they beneficial? What are the potential downfalls? What are the pros and cons of implementing the tool or tool genre that you selected? Are there promising practices or exemplary programs that provide examples? The amount of emerging technology tools

Web Presence

When I read the article 5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years, I think about all the revisions I’ve made to my own resume and all the versions I have stored on my computer. Just last year I updated it and thought to myself, ‘Why do I have to

Professional Learning Environment

My professional learning environment consists of four categories: collect, reflect, connect and share. I made this PLE visual with Microsoft PowerPoint and an app on my iPad Pro called Explain Everything. If you are an educator with access to an Apple TV in your classroom, I suggest getting an iPad Pro and download two apps: article reflection

The article Why “A Domain of One’s Own’ Matters (For the Future of Knowledge) summarizes what Web 2.0 is all about: “A system that was – ideally at least – openly available and accessible to everyone, designed for the purpose of sharing information and collaborating on knowledge-building endeavors.” Web 2.0 is the what the internet