CLMOOC Digital Coloring Book Page

Getting involved in something like the CLMOOC make cycle is a little outside of my comfort zone. Though I may be enthusiastic about learning and using new technologies, I have never considered myself to be an artist. I'm not quick to think outside of the box and am much better with step-by-step direction. My favorite … Continue reading CLMOOC Digital Coloring Book Page


Wrapping Around to Digital Citizenship

I always appreciate the weeks in class that we focus on digital citizenship and digital literacies. This is what relates most specifically to my work with fifth graders and what I've focused on for my work with the students this year. I've found how important it is to foster a strong foundational understanding of digital … Continue reading Wrapping Around to Digital Citizenship

Snapchat Story

I love Snapchat. I really do. I saw that one of the Weekly Play options was a video using Snapchat as opposed to Vine. I have created Snapchat stories before, but hadn't thought about creating one for a unified purpose. The one I created this week doesn't have much of a meaningful purpose behind it. … Continue reading Snapchat Story

Youth Creativity

When reading the articles "Black Teens are Breaking the Internet and Seeing None of the Profits" and "Poor Meme, Rich Meme", I found myself thinking about my students and their own internet usage. As mentioned in the articles, black culture is widely expressed online and creativity is abundant and visible. However, the media they create … Continue reading Youth Creativity

Making a Gif

This week I wanted to try a play that I've done before but honestly couldn't remember how to do correctly. After reading about the HPA , I thought about the lessons I've been teaching surrounding Harry Potter. I've been trying to figure out how to teach Harry Potter well, so I've been structuring it similarly … Continue reading Making a Gif

Information Online

When reading¬†Networked this week, I was thinking about many of the points they brought up. Some of which I agree with, others that left me wondering. The first point that the chapter mentioned was the idea of linking within digital text as opposed to the limited text features available in print media. I thought about … Continue reading Information Online