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Reflection; Module 3, Open Educational Practices and Learning Design

Once again, I struggled to draw positives from the readings I completed this week. To their vast credit, the pieces were thorough, well-written and feature very helpful visuals. However, I became increasingly hung-up over the idea that each article’s solutions… Continue Reading →

Reflection; Module 2, Open Educational Resources

In this module, I found the articles examining Open Educational Resources (OERs) to be difficult; the research is complex, full of acronyms and names that are similar in vocabulary but completely different in concept. What I found to be the… Continue Reading →

Reflection; Module 1 History of Online Learning

After completing the readings for this module I was annoyed. I mean, I’m always annoyed after reading articles as my critical analysis is based on being a know-it-all, but to be fair to myself I feel like I have a… Continue Reading →

Review of Video Projects

This week, my cohort presented video projects plus summaries of various chapters in realm of educational technology. After viewing and reading the various projects, I found the following topics to be the most interesting (minus my own): Using information Technology… Continue Reading →

TPACK vs SAMR when using Hyperdocs

Compared to other teachers, I find myself to be very lucky with the current way I am set up at work. I am situated in a brand new learning-studio (a portable, but built in modern fashion and in-house) which is… Continue Reading →


With an election coming up, I’ve been hearing the term “double-down” in media and conversation more often than usual as of late. I’ve always found it to be a helpful explanation of context when referring to arguments/discussions/controversies as it is… Continue Reading →

The Weakest Link

I watched the gameshow, “The Weakest Link” a couple of times. I didn’t really think it was a good game or an entertaining show, but I sure did love to hate the host. She was just so…mean. Why did she… Continue Reading →

Where am I now? 1b Blog Post

I would argue that this final blog post has particular requirements that I will not be able to meet. Specifically, this post should communicate my thinking in a clear, succinct, focused, and organized fashion. However, I was permitted to name… Continue Reading →

Making as Inquiry – EDCI 568 Assignment #2

The three dimensional printer which I have been steward of this past six months has been steering my thoughts when I “academically procrastinate”. That is to say, when the act of working on research methods or my professional learning network… Continue Reading →

Protect your neck

In the spring of 2012, I was in my first practicum. I was well liked by the staff, and would mingle with the other teachers. As the veteran teachers do, one such teacher (I will refer to him as Bob)… Continue Reading →

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