21st Century Citizen: Final Project

This was my first time creating a video that had so many different moving parts. Sure, I’ve mashed together movies together, so that they would play in sequence with a quick title slide, but this was a completely different animal. To start, after deciding on what my project was going to be, I began thinking about… Continue reading 21st Century Citizen: Final Project

Introvert to (Digital) Extrovert… Developing

I hate attention. I tend to be shy and am crazy awkward when I have to interact with new people. People who have just met me would probably say, “Akio… who?” This state of mind was true for me when I first started COETAIL. Hearing about how I should increase my online presence for my professional… Continue reading Introvert to (Digital) Extrovert… Developing

Make Your Mark, Digitally

After International Dot Day, we started talking about the idea of a digital citizen. I first started by recording what they thought a digital citizen was, and then, did a class brainstorm, breaking down the words. What is digital? What is a citizen? The Class Constitution we created this year, using the word, citizen (read… Continue reading Make Your Mark, Digitally

The Dot: Goal Setting

In the beginning of the year, I used to create goals with my students and called it “Hopes and Dreams” based on the Responsive Classroom program. Then, back in 2013, Harry Banks (@kinderbanks) introduced the book, The Dot by Peter Reynolds to me. Immediately after talking about this book with Tabitha (@tabletj), told us about International… Continue reading The Dot: Goal Setting