Chapter 3- Making Meaning with Ideas

Book Titles for Teaching Ideas: Animal Farm- George Orwell The Book Thief- Markus Zusak Charlotte’s Webb- E.B. White Lesson and Strategies for Teaching Ideas 1. Model Topic Choice Share topics that are relevant to you (the teacher) and why they are relevant. This will aid students to discover which topics they feel comfortable writing about […]

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Chapter 8- Preparing to Publish with Conventions & Presentation

Preparing a piece of literature of publish requires several steps before releasing it to the public. The conventions of writing as well as the presentation are very important to consider while editing literature. Editing text includes spelling, punctuation, and grammar. While editing it is important to ensure that the conventions within the writing support the […]

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Creating Categories for My Blog

With the help of a friend’s Youtube video I was able to separate the two subjects that are within my blog. I am currently using this blog for both EDCI302 Reader’s Notebook as well as EDCI336 Technology Innovation in Education which includes posts regarding my passion project. I am finding it was a useful addition to […]

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Social Networks in the Classroom

With a focus on twitter, social networking is more prominent in classrooms across Canada today. I was surprised to find so many principles and school administrators with twitter accounts that share personalized learning within their schools. I have begin to search for valuable resources through twitter of different techniques to personalize learning for my future […]

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Passion Project- 9

Day 7- Underwater Creature. I chose a jellyfish as my subject for this topic just because they are interesting. After drawing the pattern for the head of the jelly, it was fun drawing the pattern for the tentacles. Reflection: After completing the 7 day drawing challenge, I have found it easy to pick up a […]

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Passion Project- 8

Day 6- Something found in the kitchen. After drinking a cup of tea I was inspired to include tea cups as my subject for this drawing. Although I do not own china this fancy I thought these imagined cups would look nicer than the ones in my cupboard. These cups almost look like the characters […]

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Passion Project- 7

Day 5- Somewhere I wish to go. I chose do draw a skyline image of Barcelona. I searched for an image of the skyline of this city. I hope to one day visit this city and see the skyline for myself!  

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