Why do I have that nagging feeling that I have something to do? I just turned in my last assignment for the semester, and it seems like I have forgotten something. I really hope that I haven’t. I am going to chalk it up the fact that since beginning the DET program I always feel… Continue reading End of Spring 2016
Do students know what is going on in the world? Students benefit from learning about the world around them in areas such as health, science, social studies and technical news. In the past, teachers have asked students to find a current event article and write a report about it only to have some students come… Continue reading Ed Tech Review: Newsela
The second semester is well underway, and I think that I am finally getting the hang of what is expected of me this semester. It was not a pretty start, and there are definitely things that I am still learning; I still have that feeling hanging over me that I have forgotten to do something.… Continue reading Second Semester and the End of the Second Week
The CMU DET program was something that I had been looking for, and I jumped on it when I stumbled on it. Most people would have put more time and thought into beginning a Ph.D. program, but the timing and the details of the program were the right fit for me; I decided to do… Continue reading Reflection upon the Completion of Fall 2015
Is it really?! I have that nagging feeling that there is something else that I am supposed to do, but every item has been crossed off my to-do list for this semester. (I just checked – again.) Looking back, I’ve done a lot, and probably more importantly, I have learned a lot. I have always… Continue reading Fall 2015 is OVER!
Gamrat, C., Zimmerman, H. T., Dudek, J., & Peck, K. (2014). Personalized workplace learning: An exploratory study on digital badging within a teacher professional development program. British Journal of Educational Technology, 45(6), 1136–1148. Link to Critical Review
My first semester as a Ph.D. student at Central Michigan University is in the books. (Pun intended.) At the beginning of the semester, I thought I knew quite a bit about using technology in the classroom. Now, I realize that I really did not know very much at all. At the beginning of the semester,… Continue reading Elevator Pitch – Fall 2015