Google Apps can make one a more efficient educator. Google has provided many applications that are helpful such as: site, hangouts, docs, forms, calendar, gmail to name a few. If another has a Google email account, then it is very easy to collaborate with others using Google’s applications. Site makes it easy to program a website; with all the templates available, making a professional looking website doesn’t require HTML code. During this activity, I learned about Google…Continue
This week, I was instructed to try a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for my coursework. I found one that was interesting about hunting.
For this assignment, I had to research Virtual Reality (VR) based activities in the classroom. Since I was "for" the use of it because I think it can be very effective and engaging in the classroom, I had to research "against" using it. I found it challenging to research the "other side" because there is so much information about how to use it in the classroom. I feel that all the reasons not to use VR were the same as using technology in general such as: cost, support, less human…Continue
During this topic I learned several new classroom strategies about social networking and digital citizenship. I didn’t realize that there were so many ways for teachers to implement social networking in the classroom. While researching I found a great site called Twiducate. It is a site created by teachers for the classroom. On Twiducate, students enter the class code, post their projects, and comment on each other’s work. Students must adhere to the digital citizenship, which was…Continue