Hello Everyone, I am Sydney Groen. I am currently a junior majoring in Agricultural Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Recently, I had to come up with a 45 minute lesson to present in front of peers on anything that I wanted. So, of course I was on Pinterest and Google looking for some ideas… Continue reading Guest Blogger – Take 2!
Just a refresher for all of my fellow readers: I started this blog as an assignment for my Educational Media Applications at the beginning of the semester. As future educators, it is important for my classmates and me to develop our PLNs — hence, why Professor Brogley assigned us this on-going project! Throughout this semester,… Continue reading Things I Have Learned From My Fellow Classmates
Last week, I participated in my first makerspace! I was given the opportunity to go to the local middle school to help facilitate the makerspace workshop and share my new-found knowledge of green screens with 15 energetic students ranging from ages 7-12. Some of you may have never heard of a makerspace and some of… Continue reading My First Makerspace
Some of you may be thinking, “How can Pinterest be used for collaboration among teachers?” Well, that’s what I’m about to explain to you! I absolutely love Pinterest. I’m usually on there every day pinning favorite quotes of mine or some delicious looking recipes. Pinterest is a free, social network that allows users to visually… Continue reading Tools for Collaboration: Pinterest
This week in Educational Media Applications, we learned how to build a green screen from scratch and interact with green screen technology. Our project for the week was to put together a script and record a skit. I worked with Molly and Sydney, and we put together a bit about the history of the Platteville “M”. We… Continue reading Fun with Green Screens!
What is Kahoot (other than being a fun word to say)? Kahoot is just one of many online resources that can be used for formative assessment in the classroom. With Kahoot, you can create a fun and educational game in a matter of minutes. These games are made from a series of multiple choice questions.… Continue reading Tools for Formative Assessment: Kahoot!
Last week in Ed Media Apps, we learned about sketchnoting! Sketchnoting is just a way of taking visual notes. Sketchnotes increase: Listening Comprehension Visual stimulation Some apps that you can use to sketchnote are: FlipInk Paper by 53 Adobe Draw Procreate Sketches One particularly well-known sketchnoter is Sylvia Duckworth. Check out her work here. As a… Continue reading Sketchnoting