Category Archives: Course 1

Siri?

Let’s start by saying that Matt Broughton, the Elementary Librarian Viki Radford and myself collaborated on this research lesson. The need for this lesson arose after noticing that a lot of students ask Siri or Alexa questions connected to their … Continue reading

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Environments past, present, and future

                Photo by Andreas Wagner on Unsplash This week I was exposed to ideas about the nature of learning, knowledge, and reality that challenged a lot of what I know already about how students learn. Last … Continue reading

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The relevance of messing around

My school has a process each year called the PGP (Professional Growth Plan) where teachers work in groups or individually to inquire into something they want to learn that will help student learning. This year for my PGP I have … Continue reading

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Diving deeper

  Most mornings I begin the class by projecting an image of an artwork. I have been doing this to facilitate communication skills, building ideas off of each other and ultimately appreciating the beauty of art and how it helps to … Continue reading

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Just hanging out

When I think about my own learning and how I find information, I connected to the first part of Diana Laufenberg’s Ted Talk.  I completed my first degree at the very beginning of the internet so I also had to … Continue reading

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Beyond Lurking

When I first read the word “lurker” I had a somewhat adverse reaction. I am quite familiar with the term from being a long time lurker on Reddit. When I did try to connect and contribute to the community there … Continue reading

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