Another semester is over and with the end of this one comes the end of these fabulous blogs. One of our major assignments was creating a website we could use for our classrooms in a few years. I was extremely excited to create these because my creative juices were flowing and I wanted to create … More Grand Finale
Our most recent project for ECI 201 was to create a digital story. Since I want to teach fourth grade I decided I was going to have my story coincide with a fourth grade social studies standard. 4.h.1 Analyze the chronology of key historical events in North Carolina history. I would assign an assignment such … More Digital Story Telling
I love videography…I am a picture and video snob so I really enjoy the fancy equipment and the editing tools. It really never came across my mind for me to have my students record and make their own videos. I don’t really think I would ever record myself for my students, unless there was a … More Lets Make Videos, Videos (sing it like Madonna)
Activity 1 A memory I remember extremely vividly is the first time my grandfather took me hunting. I was three years old and I just remember sitting up in the stand for the first time and feeling like I was on top of the world. I was feeling a lot of joy…one because I was … More Pixar in a Box
So we were tasked with going and editing a Wikipedia page and then following the changes! I chose the Wikipedia page about Wolfpack Football https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NC_State_Wolfpack_football I made one change at a time just to test the waters and see what happened… First change: I added a small detail about our opening 2017 season. Next … More Pack Pride
This first half of the semester has been an absolute whirlwind. Between all my classes, my positions within my sorority, and trying to find time to sleep it’s been tough. One of the bigger challenges this semester was trying to find my voice in this blog. I know we’re writing based off of a prompt. … More When Will My Reflection Show Who I am Inside?
People always say don’t plagerize… we are taught at a young age how to avoid plagiarism. However we’re not commonly taught how to avoid copyright. Copyright is a form of protection given to the authors or creators of their original works. It is important to get things copyrighted because you do not want your thoughts or … More Copyright…is it right?
Technology is sort of like boys…can’t live with it can’t live without it. I know for myself personally there have been several times that I have wished that the technology in my life would just go away (usually when one of my friends has posted a hideous photo of me), but just as many times … More Technology in Schools
I can’t count on one hand how many times my grandparents,parents, aunts, uncles, ADULTS have told me that my phone is attached to my hand. As we can see in this photo (taken litterally and I mean LITTERALLY right after we graduated) my friend Molly and I are taking a snapchat to send to all … More Digital Natives…Myth or Reality
This week we had to participate in a twitter chat with other educators and we also got to video chat with the Principal of West Rowan Middle School. Both of these opportunities were chances for us to see how teacher are able to integrate twitter into their classroom and a change for us to build … More Teaching with Twitter