The web we weave – curation in action (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Your Definition Is This Activity

Curation is a new literacy. This blog post looks at curation of resources with a focus on WHY each element should be kept in the collection. While curation isn’t necessarily defined, this blog about curation looks at why this skill is one of the ‘new literacies’ for today’s global educator.

By Definition (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for What Are Digital Literacies? Activity

Sharing some concept maps and thoughts about my definitions of digital literacies – should be easy since I teach this topic, but I’m still finding the fuzzy edges of this concept.

A Domain of One's Own – WIIFM? (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for WIIFM Activity

Taking a look at the student’s thinking for creating a domain of their own – in the Faculty of Education. New teachers need to know what’s in it for them if they will take on the challenges of creating their own domain. Here are five reasons to consider DoOO and some resources to prompt more… Read more »

Campfire as metaphor (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Your Metaphor Activity

My metaphor for teaching and learning frequently connects to a campfire. It’s not just the fire itself, but the people who join together at the fire to share stories and eat s’mores. It’s and event that has a beginning, middle and end. There is a unique dance between the flames, the people, the sequence and… Read more »

Lesson Plans are like learning how to drive a car (Response)

Added by Helen DeWaard, Response for Like Driving a Car Activity

Teaching how to write lesson plans and then deliver them in the classroom is not like driving a car. It’s like learning how to drive a car. It’s gets easier with experience. Driving the car is better if you’ve had lessons. Planning and delivering lessons in the classroom is sort of like that. But it’s… Read more »

; = > , but < . (Response)

Added by Jessica OReilly, Response for Misunderstood Activity

What happened when the semicolon broke grammar laws?   It was given two consecutive sentences! Click the link to read about a great analogy to help students differentiate between the semicolon and other forms of punctuation. I didn’t create the analogy, but I do imagine how I’d use it in my classroom.

#easypeasylemonsqueezy (Response)

Added by Marnie Seal, Response for Misunderstood Activity

Response to the misunderstood activity: