If there is one thing I’ve learned over the last month and a half, it is that questions can be a beautiful tool on the quest to find solutions to life’s problems. Honestly, it isn’t until we start asking questions about a problem that we truly start to understand that problem. Questions like ‘Why?’, ‘What... Continue Reading →
Let’s Get Virtual!
A few weeks ago, I was sitting on Michigan State University’s campus in a classroom in Erickson hall, playing with toys and technology. Here I was, at the start of my master’s program, and I’m...playing with toys?! Well, they weren’t toys. They were tools. Yet they were tools that allowed me to explore and create... Continue Reading →
Seesaw Against Anxiety
A few weeks ago, I created a screencast about how the online portfolio builder Seesaw can be used to help lessen student anxiety in a foreign language class. However, the screencast was pretty short and I wasn’t able to get into a lot of detail, so I’m going to continue that thought here today. I... Continue Reading →
Extreme Classroom Makeover
The Focus of Education is Changing and so Should Our Learning Spaces As technology advances and we integrate more with the changing world, we need people who are responsible digital citizens. We need to teach our students in new and creative ways that allow them to develop as a creative person, not as a carbon copy... Continue Reading →
Everyone is a maker. Who knew?
THE MAKER FAIRE AS A WHOLE One of the most important things I’ve learned over the last two weeks it that planning an event takes a lot of time, communication, cooperation, and most importantly execution. My cohort and I put together a Mini Maker Faire on MSU’s campus on Thursday that we only had a... Continue Reading →