So, it was a rainy Saturday and I am glad for I have a task ahead that frankly makes me queasy. It’s that climbing aboard an unknown ship and little known destination. Last weekend I wanted to be individual and think out-of-the-box. I wanted to implore knowledge and encourage a preservice teacher with a task… Continue reading Trying to Pirate Teach
Imagine being invited to a party – you have never been to a party. It’s a pretty difficult decision. There is so much to decide! Not unlike deciding which instructional design theory best suits my learning paradigm. As I read and analyzed the 5 instructional theories, I desired a deeper understanding by trial. Perhaps, the… Continue reading Invitation to a Paradigm Party
Confidence begins every new adventure. Without confidence of perceived success, we hardly begin tasks when in creeps a sudden minute slump of failure, and we are diverted from our original destiny. In contrast, powered by faith, hope, and commitment, when confidence grasps us, we willingly submit to learning through trials, studying, and recalculating. Tenaciously, our efforts carry us to moments… Continue reading Today I will Fly
I am so excited to be busy in a technology class, but it’s 4 weeks long – a 3-credit class in 4 weeks. These are the weeks of second years ending and summer beginning. It’s going to be work, but I am prepared.