Define As I read various articles and websites about Visual Literacy and Media Literacy, I realized that I often use the two terms quite interchangeably. So my first quest went to finding definitions for these two terms with the aim to distinguish between the two. I found many definitions, but here’s what I found: Visual… Continue reading Visual, Media, Litearcy: Wha?
Creating the Responsible User Agreement for the final project in Course 2 was really enlightening. The projects I have been involved in thus far have all been organized by a larger group, and I was simply a participant (or an additional node) that stretched the project further. However, this project felt different in that it… Continue reading Responsible User Agreement for Elementary Grades
Reading over different articles about the power of the web, my mind went back to a class that I took in Graduate School titled “The History of Communication.” In this course, we talked about a lot of the technology that people have invented to increase the efficiency of communication. The first major technology that we talked… Continue reading History of Communication
Often times, when we talk about bullying, we focus on the bully him/herself and the victim of the bullying. I got this picture from one of the students in @tabletj‘s class. They were making anti-bullying posters. I saw this one, I laughed, loved it, photographed it, and enjoyed it more after I cropped it. Only… Continue reading Crowd Sourcing Support
I quickly wanted to share a few SUPER helpful resources that I got from “Everything is a Remix: Learning 2.0 Edition” presented by Rebekah Madrid (@ndbekah). 1. Flickr CC Attribution Helper If you’re using Google Chrome and you use Flickr to find Creative Commons licensed images, you should get this. It’s developed by Alan Levine (@cogdog) and it basically gives… Continue reading Sidenote: Do What’s Right! (with Copyright)
I recently did a writing unit in my class about blog posts. I’ve taught my students in my class in the past to blog before, but this was the first time I had a very specific focus in mind. At Learning 2.013 in Singapore, I attended a session titled, “Everything is a Remix: Learning 2.0 Edition”… Continue reading Do What’s Right! (with Copyright)
While (and after) writing the post, Letting go, I thought more and more about privacy. My privacy, my students’ privacy, everyone’s privacy… How much of what we do everyday is private, really? In the middle of November 2013 (November 16th to be exact), the hashtag, #rooftopbreakup was trending on Twitter. Kyle Ayers (@kyleayers), a comedian… Continue reading Sidenote: Letting Go