Connecting and Communicating DLL Ideas

While making my way through the DLL program I have been able to discover the benefits of utilizing technology to its fullest extent. One of the pros of being in this program while teaching in the classroom is having the option to practice what I have learned on my students during lessons. In my previousContinue reading “Connecting and Communicating DLL Ideas”

Margaret Heffernan

After watching Margaret Heffernan’s TED Talk, I am absolutely inspired. She spoke on some very important key points when it involves work spaces and working with others. She mentioned how everyone should take part and how not only one person should dominate the entire group. I agree with this point, because everyone has something differentContinue reading “Margaret Heffernan”

The Importance of a Growth Mindset

Staying innovative and creative is one of the most important things that we can do as Educators. This involves being able to have a Growth Mindset. In a “Growth Mindset” a person’s success and talents are cultivated through perseverance and hard work. Having natural talent and intelligence is only the starting point for people whoContinue reading “The Importance of a Growth Mindset”

The Best Professional Learning Networks and PD Opportunities for Educators

The first learning network that I joined was KQED Teach. It is a Media Academy for educators. Teachers are also able to earn their PBS Literacy Educator Certification. This certificate will help showcase my media literacy teaching skills. The coursework includes 8 micro-credentials that I have  already been working through. KQED also has a MediaContinue reading “The Best Professional Learning Networks and PD Opportunities for Educators”

Anything is Capable With A Growth Mindset

Teaching students to have a “Growth Mindset” will not only help them in their academic career, but it will also assist them in life. Being able to measure individual growth from experiences is something would benefit not just students. If we teach the 4 steps process and Carol Dweck’s framework we will prepare our studentsContinue reading “Anything is Capable With A Growth Mindset”

E-portfolio’s and How They Can Promote Growth and Visible Learning

My goal is to incorporate E-portfolios in the classroom. This will be a beneficial resource for my high school students on my campus. Students will be able to use the E-Portfolios to monitor their growth and progress over time in all of their classes. The E-portfolios are easily accessible through computers, tablets or smartphones. ThisContinue reading “E-portfolio’s and How They Can Promote Growth and Visible Learning”