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
Right after Learning2 in Bangkok, I was contacted by Craig Kemp (@mrkempnz) if I would be interested in moderating the #asiaed chat under the handle, @asiaEDchat. Unsure of what it was, I had to go back to through some Tweets posted and found that it was a new Twitter chat. There are many chats… Continue reading Moderating #asiaed Chat
I love looking at infographics. I think the use of images, color to display information is art. It’s often aesthetically pleasing to me and my first reactions upon encountering one is, “Cool!” Like this one, aside from good information, I like how it looks. I love reading infographics. I love studying them in magazines, and… Continue reading Nope, Never Considered It: Thoughts on Infographics
process 1. Storytelling Reading about Digital Story Telling made me think about how I initially started getting students to create videos in my class. In my previous school (in 1st grade), we started the year with an oral story telling unit so that the students could get used to telling stories. The students would record… Continue reading Digital Storytelling to Creating Tutorials
*This was all going to be one post, but I didn’t think it would show how I’m starting to think about my blog post, so “Visual, Media, Literacy: Wha?” became 2 posts. Thank you for enduring the mess of my mind. –> Click here for “Visual, Media, Litearcy: Wha?” part 1. recap Great, so now… Continue reading Visual, Media, Literacy: Wha? II
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