Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. -Malcolm X Most of the people that are part of this blog are currently teaching or on the track to be teaching within 2 or 3 years, but that is not my case. In case you did not… Continue reading A different scenario…
Setting out to create new meaning out of existing images turned out to be surprisingly more difficult than I expected. This goes beyond learning how to use GIMP, software of a variety that I had never used before that certainly presented its own challenges. No, it had more to do with figuring out what I… Continue reading Reflecting on Meaning
Essential for some but good for all (Meyer 2014). This statement was from a reading for an Assistive Technology (AT) & Universal Design for Learning (UDL) class and really had an impact on me. This can refer to learning content and materials used in a school as well as something as simple as captions on… Continue reading Essential for some but good for all
One of the biggest struggles I have as a second year math teacher in a classroom full of ELL or former ELLs (English Language Learners) is getting them to speak. Well, speak about math. Trust me, when it comes to Fortnite, Instagram, Snapchat, and the newest rumor floating around the building they love to talk.… Continue reading Desmos: Sparking Academic Conversations
Social Media has taken over both nationally and globally. Anybody who is anybody is now on Twitter, Instagram, and/or SnapChat. The benefits of some of these platforms are extremely useful. Instagram can be used for marketing items, salvaging a memory, or showing off a cool trip. Twitter (my favorite social media platform) is now used… Continue reading SnapWhat?
When was the last time you went out with friends or on a vacation and didn’t pose for the “insta” worthy shot? We are ALL guilty of having a camera roll full of outtakes that didn’t make the cut and going out of our way to fake a smile on a bad day, just to… Continue reading Picture “not so” Perfect Life-Living through our screens