I feel like a broken record in that every blogging assignment doesn't really apply to me. My teaching experience is non-traditional and so as a result I don't really use anything we are learning in this class at work. One of the questions was "How could Google Apps enhance collaboration between you, parents and students?" This question I can give an answer to. I developed a blog for the music class I teach and I used Google Apps to do it. On this blog, I am hoping that my students will…Continue
When starting this assignment, I really couldn't find any source courses that interested me, but then I tried another search and found an Autism course. I love students with autism and someday I intend to be highly qualified in Autism.
This course was different than any others I looked at. It was shorter and I wasn't watching a video, I was reading. Upon completion of the course I got to download/print a certificate of completion. The class was titled Autism 101 and taught all…Continue
Before this week's lesson, when someone mentioned Social Networking, I always thought of Facebook. I knew that Twitter and My Space were also Social Networking sites, but other than these three sites, I didn't know there were anymore social networking sites.
Through the course of this week's topic, I learned that social networking is everywhere. Social Networking actually shows up in many different ways. For example, Linked In is a social networking site for business contacts.…Continue
There were a list of questions and this is the one I chose.
Do virtual worlds give students a better learning experience than real world experiences?
I don't think that virtual worlds give students a "better" learning experience than the real world, but maybe a different experience. I work in a unique educational environment. I take students that are 18-21 years old, who have special needs, into the community and teach them job skills. Every…Continue