Week 2: Partners in learning

Week 2: Partners in learning

When I first read the topic for this week, my initial impression was that it concerned our partnership with other teachers. Upon learning about the new pedagogy, I realised that it was about the learning partnership between and among students and teachers. In this...
Week 1: Frameworks for learning

Week 1: Frameworks for learning

Technology integration is described as the utilisation of technology resources in classroom practices and the management of a school. Examples of technology resources are computers, tablets, software applications and the Internet. The definition only scratches the...
Week 6: Final Project

Week 6: Final Project

I had the great opportunity of working with Michael, Brandon and Coleton for Course 3’s final project. It was an amazing experience to be able to work with wonderful teachers from different places! We were able to make use of emails, Whatsapp and Zoom meetings to...
Week 5: Breaking down barriers

Week 5: Breaking down barriers

The reading “The Cycle of Socialization” by Bobbie Harro has made me aware of my own social identities and warrants further examination and understanding of the sort of structures and systems that have been unconsciously conformed within me. It has made me...
Week 4: Becoming communication artists

Week 4: Becoming communication artists

Teachers have different roles in the classroom. Besides being teachers, we are also nurses, cheerleaders, decorators, role models, truth detectors, entertainers, to name a few. Being a communication artist is one of the many roles we possess. We have to be able to...
Week 3: See what I mean

Week 3: See what I mean

“Infographics are a visual representation of information, data or knowledge”.  The infographic task came at a good time! It inspired me to create an infographic for my students on studying smarter. A few weeks ago, there was a sharing about study hacks that students...
Week 2: Facilitating Collaboration

Week 2: Facilitating Collaboration

It was hard to think of where to begin with collaboration. I would describe my understanding of collaboration as being an ongoing edit on a Google Doc. If you were to look at the version history, you would see many changes within a year, a month and a week on what it...
Week 1: We are all designers

Week 1: We are all designers

“We are all designers.”   This single sentence strongly resonated with me. I had never thought of myself as a designer in the way in which the ISTE standards for Educators had defined it. I always thought of myself as a designer in terms of planning lessons....
Week 6: Final project

Week 6: Final project

Before sharing the final course project, I first would like to introduce my groupmates, Abigail and Michael.  For the final course project, we chose option 1 and collaboratively worked together to create a unit planner. We wanted to create a learning experience where...
Week 5: Becoming contributors

Week 5: Becoming contributors

When I think about an acceptable use policy (AUP) or responsible use policy (RUP), I never really thought about the difference between the two. My understanding was that they were policy documents that were comprehensive in stating what students can and cannot do when...