Week 1 Assignments (due June 1st)

Choose one blog from the list of recommended blogs and read through as many postings as you can.

Giving Reluctant Students a Voice” (R. Redekopp & E. Bourbonniere)

Identify a learning standard for your content area and grade level as a target of focus for the semester (see your content area standards and/or the ISTE NETSAASL, or VA Dept of Ed Site).

Watch Digital Media* New Learners of the 21st Century and explore resources shared on the site.

Post 4 responses on your blog:
1 – about the blog you chose to read;
2 – about the “Giving Reluctant Students a Voice” article
3 – What standard are you using as a target of focus this semester? How can you link activities for different learning styles to this standard?
4- Choose one of the Learning programs highlighted in the Digital Media* New Learners of the 21st Century video and share your reaction.

 

Be sure to check regularly your Marymount U Gmail account for email announcements related to this class.

Optional readings: Chapter 4: “Using Drama to Extend the Reader” from J. Wilhelm’s You Gotta BE the Book;

Teddy Bears Go Blogging” by B. Sherry;

Writing for Real Purpose” (C. Ikpeze) from Learning & Leading with Technology vol. 36 no. 7

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