Category Archives: ECand I 831 Reflections

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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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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Network Identity

“In a networked age, identity is not so simply determined. Your identity is actually multivariate, distributed and partly out of your control. Who you know shapes who you are,” says Hoffman. With Zynga, Mark Pincus intended to create a gaming network: games … Continue reading

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