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 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”

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”

The Beauty of the Word “Yet”

The word “Yet” is very important in our growth process. It means that we are achieving growth, but our learning is not quite finished. Earlier this week I read Mindset by Carol Dweck. This book challenged a lot of my prior thoughts and teaching methods. I have been teaching for a little over 4 yearsContinue reading “The Beauty of the Word “Yet””