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Four Questions For April Leach about media literacy, digital literacy, & arts education
Together with April Marie Leach, I am guest editing an upcoming special issue of the Journal of Literacy & Technology. Please review the details below. Contact us if you have questions. _____________________________________ The title of this themed issue is Through the Portal of Art and Culture: Media Literacy as the…
Four Questions For Tracey Hunter-Doniger about STEAM
Tracey Hunter-Doniger is an Assistant Professor of Creativity at the College of Charleston. The four questions we started with are: - What is STEAM? - What is STEM, and how did we get to STEAM? - Why is this important? - How do we make this happen? You can find…
Using Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework in the classroom
A quick lecture on the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework. This model attempts to identify the nature of knowledge required by teachers for technology integration in their teaching, while addressing the complex, multifaceted and situated nature of teacher knowledge. Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vT3HYhU7uTK5SflrtsXQeZmtUSBbXWIw2yT4WdlM4eubi6rIUA2GZ6QnWjLkYGpgqaVCGqpE3B8VFOb/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000 Facts vs. Theory vs. Hypothesis vs. Lay...explained -…
A tale of two wikis to think through instructional design of an LMS
A video tour of my use of Wikispaces to create two different learning management systems using free, online tools.
Two ways to use Hypothesis for reading, research, & response
A tour of the thinking, planning, and design of two of the ways in which I embed Hypothesis in my classes.
Theoretical Perspectives & Contexts of Language Development
The second video in a series of lectures for my Language & Literacy Development. The slide deck for this lecture is available here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1bg0cjdWLsSmUuNHEQfpMcR_ACI9qkZnymaFuR2AFY9g/edit
Language in our lives
The first video in a series of lectures for my Language & Literacy Development. The slide deck for this lecture is available here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Y1RpaDgZuBL1SiasmlgJwjoI1k2F8fMf_-qLSOwzsmg/edit?usp=sharing
Building a basic school house in Minecraft
A video showing you how to get started building in Minecraft. We discuss how to build a school house.
Getting started with Minecraft
A video overview of the basics of Minecraft to get you started.
Embedding authentic reading assessments into your class using Hypothesis
A video overview of how I embed Hypothesis into my courses as a way to have a discussion about texts in the texts.
Basics on setting up a learning space in Google Classroom
An overview of how to get a learning space quickly set up in Google Classroom.
Using Hypothesis for private online reading groups for classes
A video showing how and why I use Hypothesis to set up online, private reading groups for my classes.