Although this semester is coming to an end, this is truly just the beginning! From the very first day through to the last day, I have learned a tremendous amount in EDTS 325. I have created and implemented a lesson plan using SMART Notebook to my fellow peers. I have created and maintained a teaching … Continue reading This is Just the Beginning!
"What social media are you on and what does it tell about you?" I thought I would share my thoughts on my digital footprint and what my social media accounts currently say about me as a pre-service teacher. I have accounts on Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter (specifically used as a pre-service teaching account), and Facebook. Unless … Continue reading My Footprints Lead The Way
I recently tried an online activity in my EDTS 325 course that really made me think and analyze what I read on the internet. I participated in an "Information Race" where we were split into teams and had to find answers to a particular set of questions using the internet. The first team to finish … Continue reading Internet… Fact or Fiction?
I used PowToon to create a short video that states my 3 tips I learned while in EDTS 325 (an edtech course for those that are confused at this point)! I titled this blog post the "not-so-fun" fun website because boy, did I have an eventful time (to say the least) creating my PowToon! I … Continue reading PowToon | The “Not-So-Fun” Fun Website!
I have witnessed multiple conversations regarding fixed and growth mindsets. It seems like the consensus agrees that you either have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. My questions are... Doesn't everyone have a little bit of both? Why is a fixed mindset viewed as a negative quality? Before I delve deeper into my question … Continue reading Your Mindset Is A Powerful Tool
Goosechase is an interactive scavenger hunt app that engages students and encourages learning all while having fun in the process! I cannot wait to use Goosechase during staff meetings! We all know a staff meeting is not the most exhilarating activity, however, I think incorporating Goosechase into the staff meeting would bring lots of excitement, … Continue reading Classroom Scavenger Hunt using Goosechase
This past week I was able to try out a variety of websites that assist teachers in delivering lessons through creative and dynamic (and sometimes challenging) ways! I thought it would be a great idea to share my thoughts and opinions on the websites I tried out. I will give an overall rating on each … Continue reading Address & Assess | Implementing Websites into Lesson Plans
Eeeek... sorry it has been a while since I've last blogged! Miss V has been running around like crazy these past few weeks. Instead of writing what I have been up to... I thought I could show you what I have been up to through photos and videos! Enjoy! https://vimeo.com/205991280 click here to see my … Continue reading Where has Miss V been!?
Top 12 Must-Read Canadian Teacher Blogs I searched through, and analyzed, all 12 blogs and this is what I concluded: 1. My favorite blog is "Ms. Cassidy's Classroom Blog" for numerous reasons. It is very evident that she is a teacher that strives in going the extra mile. She mindfully created a wonderful blog that … Continue reading My thoughts on “TOP 12 MUST-READ CANADIAN TEACHER BLOGS”
Digital Citizenship Digital Citizenship Digital Citizenship is an important aspect of school. It provides students the opportunity to become more responsible technology users. Technology allows worldwide communication, sharing videos and photographs, and consuming and creating information to share. In order to reduce the risk of the harmful effects of technology, Digital Citizenship urges students to … Continue reading Technology and the Education World.