Inspiring change to improve learning in the classroom

By: Jurgen Appelo License: Some rights reservedTitle: FIGURE 15.5 Innovation Adoption Curve Link: After recently taking the Assistive Technology and Universal Design Learning (UDL) course, I was inspired by all the various resources, apps, and technologies that are available to help create a well-rounded curriculum addressing all levels of learning and abilities. As I’ve… Continue reading Inspiring change to improve learning in the classroom

Assume nothing, question everything

With all the new technologies and potential for fake news/images, there is even more of a need for people to become digitally literate.  Sadly, it’s especially becoming more valuable and necessary in the world of college admissions. Recently there have been a number of different admissions scandals, some more widely known than others and I… Continue reading Assume nothing, question everything

Picture Perfect Problem Solvers

Many students need to draw a picture or have a visual in order to solve a problem. I was always this type of student, and I still am to this day. As a Mathematics teacher, I am finding that using images in the development of critical thinking skills is crucial. Our reading for this week,… Continue reading Picture Perfect Problem Solvers

Remixed Emotions

I have never heard of the term Remix until I started taking the Digital Literacies #Diglit21 course at Adelphi University. For years I have digitally created content for advertisements, graphics and displays to sell a product or to help brand a business. Bringing together content, images, color and creating a final product has always been… Continue reading Remixed Emotions