This blog post is in response to the Ontario Extend Activity "What is your definition of digital literacies for teaching?" in the Technologist module. Before doing a little research, I would have said that I know what digital literacy is. It is the ability to locate, use, share, assess, and produce content using technologies and/or the … Continue reading The Complexity of Digital Literacy
This is a post in response to the Extend Activity 'Try watching a TED talk or conference keynote video yourself to practice your own note-taking skills using Cornell Notes' found in the Teacher for Learning module under the heading Organize Knowledge. I love watching TedTalks! I probably spent over an hour trying to narrow down … Continue reading To Cornell or Not?
This post is in response to the section 'How Learning Works' in the Teacher for Learning module on Ontario Extend. I will start off by saying that I really want to read this book, so my reflection on the seven principles will be based on just the topics -- I will update this post after … Continue reading Reflections on the 7 ‘How Learning Works’ Principles
This post is in response to Ontario Extend's Metacognition Extend Activity, " What is your metaphor for teaching and learning? Find a photo or draw a picture. Narrate why this image represents you and your approach as a teacher." When prompted with this question, I considered the typical cliché metaphors for teaching: teacher as a gardener - … Continue reading Mutualism at its Finest