Author Archives: Candy

About Candy

Mother, Wife, Elementary Teacher, Grad student. Looking foward to using this blog as a reflection of my professional learning.

Crocheting Organization

When I first started crocheting I was concerned about my daughter getting into the projects and ripping all the yarn apart. It was frustrating enough when working on a project and having to rip 3 rows out just to fix … Continue reading

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Another class bites the dust

Photo Credit: Βethan via Compfight cc First and foremost thank you Alec (@courosa) and Katia (@kbhildebrandt) for opening my eyes to the world of social media and its use in education in the course #ECI831. The course was informative and … Continue reading

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Being a Connected Educator

Photo Credit: vaXzine via Compfight cc What does being a connected educator mean to you? Alec Couros talk at the end of the semester  really helped sum up what being connected means to me. Being connected means: 1. Being vulnerable … Continue reading

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Head in the clouds

Photo Credit: kevin dooley via Compfight cc Audrey Watters brought me down to earth with her talk of on-line harrassment of women, race, and sexual orienation. Companies are not doing anything about it. Why? Because the giants are ran by … Continue reading

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Major Digital Project Final

I have been busily spending hours finishing up the afghan I have been working on all semester along with some small projects on the side. There are a few things I have learned about learning in an on-line community. 1. … Continue reading

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Social Media and Family Life Balance

Update: The semester for social media and open education class is  coming to a close. I continue to struggle to stay balanced, not sure how I’m going to balance staying a connected educator, and family life when I go back … Continue reading

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Slipping into the Unknown

Photo Credit: runfardvs via Compfight cc I have been working on this post for awhile know, getting my thoughts  around a different way of getting the students to interact with the material in my classroom. Throughout my curriculum and instructional … Continue reading

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OHHHHHH, How Frustrating. . .

Well my morning started off great and I was on a roll with blogging about digital storytelling. Last week we had the privilege of hearing Alan Levine (@cogdog) share on digital story telling. It was the inspiration which fed my … Continue reading

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Many, Many Hours

Photo Credit: 140proof via Compfight cc Time is ticking away faster, and faster each day. Learned the basics of crocheting a few weeks ago and thought I would tackle a baby afghan before my daughter got to big for it. … Continue reading

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Tweet, Twitter, Chatter

Photo Credit: HowardLake via Compfight cc Reflection on Twitter Chat On October 30, I was able to participate in my first twitter chat with #saskedchat. I found the experience to be very positive and excellent professional development. It felt great … Continue reading

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