One More Look @ Introversion: Digital Literacy and the Quiet Child

I wrote recently on how I use blogging to connect the introvert in my classroom  and have found it is making it much easier for my quiet students to connect to the lessons and participate with their classmates.  Something interesting is happening with one student in particular that I thought I’d share.

The Digital Storytelling Experiment

My students just finished a unit on the Moon.  We took a field trip to the Challenger Learning Center in our community and we were astronauts and mission specialists.  We had a ball.  At the debriefing at the end of our experience, we saw a video created by the interns at the NASA Johnson Space…

Digital Storytelling: Embracing the Creative

I don’t think I like digital story telling.  There, I said it. Yes, I have a story to tell. Yes, I can do this digitally. No, I don’t wanna. Maybe I’m just from another generation (I’m 51) and just like having the story in my head, after reading the words on a piece of paper….

Digital Storytelling… ummmmm

So, truth be told, I AM a storyteller.  You can kinda tell from the way I write my blog posts I keep it a wee bit poetic and conversational.  Well, yeah, sorta.  I’m thinking of how I want to do this.  I already have a story I have written; a novel actually.  I’d like to…

Connecting: One Last Thought – Connectivism and the Introvert

Still trying to catch up with things, I’m listening to Sue Waters talk about the ins and outs of Blogging with Your Students and I am thinking about my class website/blog and all the trouble I’ve been having getting my students to blog. Naturally, I have my over achievers, who are blogging their little hearts…

Connecting: Moving Forward

I have been so busy this week with things in my classroom and my teacher leadership class as part of my masters program that I haven’t had time to stop and smell the #etmooc until today.  So, while listening to George Couros talk about connecting to your administrators and using social media in a way…