Monthly Archives: May 2012

My Teaching Philosophy

As a 1st year education student being asked what is your teaching philosophy is a pretty scary concept. They say that your philosophy of teaching statement should reflect your personal values and the needs of your students and your department. I’ve scrolled … Continue reading

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Sir Ken

Sir Ken Robinson presents a great lecture about schools killing  creativity. I think I have watched this video at least 20 times and have taken something different out of it everytime. I seen this image on a friends Facebook page … Continue reading

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Podcast/Vodcast

Podcasts and Vodcast seems to be the most popular way for young people to be heard. If could be a heart felt message to family and friends like the first example or it can be just for a laugh like … Continue reading

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Interactive Whiteboard

We looked at Interactive White Boards in a workshop. One of the most memorable activity was the dissecting of a poor little frog. The good thing about being able to conduct activities like this means that poor Kermit won’t have to cut into one of his pal. … Continue reading

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How do i…

Here is a quick question for you. If you want to know how to do something for example how do I tie a tie.. How do you find out? I personally do a Google search on everything. I’d even search … Continue reading

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Cross over

I have noticed that readings from other units I am taking this Trimester are making me think a bit more about apps and technology use for children in education. Nodelman and Reimer (2003, pp. 79-107) talks about assumptions adults make … Continue reading

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Photo Blog

I love the idea of photo blogs. I have been searching high and low for a web 2.0 or iPad app that would do what I wanted it to do. At least everyone has one friend on the social media … Continue reading

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