Posts tagged "teaching"

Spending a Little Time “Making” the Web

I recently received an invite from Doug Belshaw to join Mozilla’s Teach the Web MOOC. The open project is part of the #teachtheweb initiative and focuses on building the skills needed to teach digital literacies and web-making tools in the context of the community and classroom. In reviewing the initial post by Kevin Hodgson…I also started to…

Inquiry and the Learning Process

This past week I had the opportunity to sit in on a guest panel for the talk by Chris Lehman on the role of inquiry and technology in teaching and learning. Chris Lehman is the founding Principal of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. The talk started with Chris sharing many of the ideas…

Surviving a Campus Shooter

This past week I attended an “active shooter training” entitled “Surviving a Campus Shooter” presented by the UNH Campus Police. There were (I believe) three meetings of this presentation. I was pleased to see the presentation was packed by faculty and staff from all over the UNH family. I chose to attend this presentation because…

What is New Literacies?

Here with the New Literacies Collaborative, we frequently use the term new literacies and at many talks, presentations and conferences new literacies is added into a title or abstract…but what does New Literacies actually mean? For a class on new literacies that I teach here at the University of Connecticut I start the course by…