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
Today, I am feeling very overwhelmed.. It all started in my Educational Media Applications class this morning. We began the class by discussing the section we had read from Eric Sheninger’s “Digital Leadership.” After discussing in groups, Professor Brogley introduced us to the concept of building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) – a connection of people with whom… Continue reading Things That Make Me Go “Hmmmm…” – AKA Developing My Digital Footprint
The picture above is one that I took while taking an Ethnic & Gender Equity in Education class over Winterim. For this class, I took a trip with 23 other students and two chaperones to Mississippi Valley State University. On our way back home, we stopped in St. Louis at the Old Courthouse where in… Continue reading Experimenting with Graphics
Before taking Educational Media Apps, I only signed up for a Google account for Google Docs. I was told by a friend that it was possible for multiple people to work on a project at the same time using separate computers. I had never even heard of this being done before! Google Docs has been a blessing for… Continue reading Google Apps
One assignment for my Educational Media Applications course this semester was to research what SAMR was and how it can be used in education. After researching, we were told to put together a screencast highlighting what we had learned about the SAMR model. Here are three resources I used while developing my screencast using PowToon: Kathy Schrock’s Guide… Continue reading SAMR Screencast
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my goals and graduation. If all goes as planned, I will be graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville in December 2017. That means that I have three semesters (including this current semester) left on campus, and then I have a semester of student teaching. It sure doesn’t… Continue reading Goals & Graduation