Who had the wise idea to end my master’s program with two courses? While I had moments of feeling overwhelmed and sometimes doubted my ability to balance the demands of my two courses, I can finally say that I am almost finished my master’s program. With the busyness of having two classes, a young family, … Continue reading Major Digital Project Summary
EC&I 831 will stand as one of my more memorable and relevant courses out of my EDL Masters’ program. I always appreciate when I can take the learnings from a course and directly apply them in my daily work. There were numerous times throughout the course where I found myself eager to share my learnings … Continue reading Summary of Learning
I’m a bit late getting to my week 11 blog post, but I wanted to review something that hadn’t been widely explored or discussed by my colleagues in EC&I 831. I have decided to dive into Curriki, which provides user with access to Open Education Resources (OER). Overview “Curriki is a non-profit organization that has … Continue reading Week 11: Exploring Curriki
To be very honest, I was not entirely sure what Open Education was all about before this class. Alec’s discussion in our last meeting and the numerous resources and videos he shared have really sparked my interest in learning more about Open Education Resources. I also feel compelled to share the various links and videos … Continue reading Week 10: Open Education and the Need for a Culture of Sharing
The next portfolio tool that I wanted to become more family with was the myBlueprint portfolio. The myBlureprint is an online education and career planning tool that I believe is accessible to all students in Saskatchewan schools. Our school division has been using the tool for several years now. However, more recently I have started … Continue reading Major Digital Project- myBlueprint & Class Pass App.
While I am going to share more about different portfolio tools, I wanted to circle back to Edsby Portfolios. Given that our Student-Led Conferences (SLCs) are quickly approaching (Nov. 4th and Nov. 9th), Our school decided to jump into using Edsby portfolios with all our students. This has been a bit of a journey, but … Continue reading Major Digital Project: More on Edsby Portfolios
Social media activism is rather complicated to me. While individuals can show support for various causes by changing filters on display pictures, posting, or using hashtags to promote worthwhile causes, it is hard to determine the influence that these actions will have on the cause. I personally view these as token gestures and have tried … Continue reading Week 8: Can online social media activism be meaningful and worthwhile?
Moving to Edsby… Many school divisions in Saskatchewan have recently moved to Edsby as their new student and family communication platform. Having replaced popular programs like HomeLogic and Students Achieve, Edsby provides users with an improved digital learning and data platform. Edsby pulls together important information like attendance, student achievement, and school communication into a … Continue reading Major Digital Project: Update- Edsby Portfolios
After having multiple bathrooms vandalized in our school and addressing with the growing number of students and staff referencing the devious lick challenge, it is time to take the plunge into the TikTok world. I was like Chris, Leigh, and many others who have expressed some hesitancy in the platform and really wasn’t too sure … Continue reading Week 4: Time for a TikTok account…
Well this is late, but I’m finally excited to undertake this major digital project with a topic that I am excited about! After looking over the great examples of student work and having a Zoom meeting with Alec, I have finally decided on a direction for my major digital project. I’m excited to learn about … Continue reading Week 3: EC&I 831- Major Digital Project- Student Portfolios
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