Course Prototype Final: Social-Emotional Learning

Here we are, the final course prototype! After a lot of change, doubt, editing, fixing, removing, adding etc.-I have finished. Although I have changed my mind many times and made adaptations, I am happy with how it has turned out and hope it will be helpful. I have designed the course to be flexible andContinue reading “Course Prototype Final: Social-Emotional Learning”

Impactful Virtual Connections

Building meaningful connections is my favourite part of teaching. The relationships built are so special and important for students and teachers. When schools moved to online last spring, I shed many tears about not being connected to my students and those relationships being stripped away out of nowhere. It was difficult to connect in aContinue reading “Impactful Virtual Connections”

Learning and Revising

Tuesday’s class presented us with the opportunity to learn from our classmates and view what they have been working on. Time was sparse as we tried to get through each classmate’s modules and give constructive feedback. My group consisted of a variety of teachers all using different platforms to design their courses. I enjoyed learningContinue reading “Learning and Revising”

Exploring Educreations and Explain Everything

Learning about the many educational tools out there can be very overwhelming. I have been in a bit of a rut of using the same technology tools over and over. I get comfortable with my few tools and don’t look beyond that when I’m in teaching mode. This class is challenging me to look atContinue reading “Exploring Educreations and Explain Everything”

Course Profile: Social- Emotional Learning

My number one priority at the moment teaching in-person second and third graders is their health and well-being. This is a hard year for everyone; especially our children. They have had to adapt to a world with many unknowns, unpredictability and change in their little lives. Our students are resilient, strong and unbreakable. Every dayContinue reading “Course Profile: Social- Emotional Learning”

Blended Learning- A New Concept to Me!

What is Blended Learning? As stated in the title, I do not have a lot of knowledge surrounding blended learning. In this new world of distance and online learning during a global pandemic, it does not seem like a completely unfamiliar concept as it would’ve a year ago to me. Watching the video Alec sharedContinue reading “Blended Learning- A New Concept to Me!”

Summary of my Learning Journey

I am very grateful to have been apart of such a great community. Thank you Alec for creating a supportive environment to learn and grow as educators and in our personal lives. Going through this tough time in our world has been easier having an understanding community. I am still pondering and processing discussions weContinue reading “Summary of my Learning Journey”

Are Educators Social Justice Warriors?

Educators have a responsibility to use tech and social media to promote social justice. This was our final debate topic of the class. Like every topic, I say this is a complex subject. In today’s world, this is so relevant and I thoroughly enjoyed discussing and hearing from my classmates. It was a great matterContinue reading “Are Educators Social Justice Warriors?”

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