I can’t wait for the first day of school! I have gotten the library moved around and changed, organized and cleaned up. I wish that as I wrote this blog I had pictures to share with all of you. But the sad news is I don’t, I was so excited to complete the large task … Continue reading Finishing touches on my Independent Learning Project
Thomas Edison is known as one of the greatest inventor’s of all time, holding 1,093 US Patents and many other patents in other countries. His inventions helped make lives easier, essentially he was an innovator. The definition of an innovation is “simply defined as a new idea, device or method.” Thomas Edison did just … Continue reading Innovation and Unlearning and how it all relates to Thomas Edison
Our county fair is coming up, and a few of us teacher folk decided to add our own little spin on the county fair with a bale decorating contest. This doesn’t have much to do with my Independent Learning Project, although it is still tied to my job at the school. Working with kids, I’ve … Continue reading Piktograph: not the easiest task!
I was asked to record 5 different 15 minute tech using times throughout last week, and I was able to sit back and take note of what exactly I use my phone for most. Monday July 17- 15 minutes, checked Facebook and text messages. Sitting in my chair on my phone, while the kids watched … Continue reading My Tech Usage Logging- too much?
So when I think of being mindful, it takes me to my religious beliefs. I was always told to be mindful of the relationship you have with God and pay attention to the things He is trying to tell you throughout your days. This for some reason comes to mind first because I have been … Continue reading Being Mindful- The key to life?
After a bit of a hiatus from my library work due to the final cleanings of floors and reapplying wax to the halls and rooms of the school- I was able to get back in my library this last Thursday. I feel a little bit like I have been removed from my library learning, and … Continue reading Finally getting back into the library!
Activists have been around forever, and ever- now it is so much easier to be a voice for cause because of the internet. Although this recent “digital activism” has caused some controversy, in my research I’ve found that the real activists that get out in the public don’t have a true appreciation for the “armchair activist”. The outdoor, … Continue reading Organized Public Efforts- Digitally..Activism at its laziest