02 April: A Jam-Packed Final Class of EDCI 336!

In our final class this week, we had the opportunity to learn about a few more technologies that could be used to the benefit of us and our future students. Coding This is a topic that is still relatively new to me, although I have been hearing it mentioned within the educational world more and …

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Knitting: Health Benefits

While I have been learning to knit, I've noticed a sense of calm once I am able to fall into a rhythm with my stitches. I was curious about the possible health benefits of knitting, and I found even more than expected! Evidence-based research has found knitting to have various physical and mental health benefits, …

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Knitting: Success with a Bit of Technology Mixed In!

This new yarn has been working really well for me, and it has allowed me to make a fair bit of progress with my beginner knitting process! I have included a couple photos below of my progress: I have also used some of the video editing techniques that we have learned in our EDCI 336 …

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26 February 2019: A Visit with Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt

This afternoon, we had the opportunity to visit Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt's inquiry-based kindergarten classroom at George Jay Elementary. I was very excited for this experience as I have been following Rebecca on Instagram and Twitter for the past few months and I have been amazed with what she does with inquiry-based learning with learners of such …

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26 February 2019: Creative Commons and Privacy

Photo by John Schnobrich on Unsplash I can remember endless projects throughout my middle school and high school years that were composed mainly of images taken directly from Google Images. I used other peoples' photos for everything without even thinking about it, and I didn't have a teacher who said a word about it until …

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