My Current “Day in the Life”

COVID-19  …Before March 2020, such an acronym meant nothing.  I continued with status quo, using technology within my Phys.Ed classes as means for formative assessment, peer evaluation, big buddy documenting and FITT principle data tracking.  Weekly Flipgrid videos were recorded for relationship building within my mixed grade groupings.  Most instruction was teacher-directed, or projected in […]

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Introduction

Hello!I recognize many faces from previous courses in our grad studies.  It is nice to see you again and I am grateful to have such a great cohort of students to learn with.If we haven’t met, my name is Nancy Smith.  I decided to take my grad…

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EC&I 830 Introduction

Hi! I’m Michala. Did someone say debate? Love the passion that comes with debate and might be a tad competitive but am a humble win or lose! A little about me….Calgary is my birthplace and still where my extended family resides however we have lived in Regina since 1999. I am a mom of 2 […]

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Podcast is Online!

via GIPHYYup, we did it! Dean, Curtis, and I have successfully gotten our podcast up on anchor.fm.You can find our podcast here: 832 SipsOf course, it’s called 832 sips, after the class we decided to pursue this project in, Alec Couros’ EC&I 832. We hope to just have some fun, and some great dialogues with interesting educators on current topics of the day. Stay tuned, and stay curious!If you’d like to be interviewed or have any suggestions, please email me at matteodimuro@gmail.com&nbs […]

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What’s next?

:The above video is a recap of Dean’s, Curtis’, and my final projects for the class #eci832. They did amazing work. We basically spent our time debriefing about our biggest take aways from the course, in the context of our final projects. It’s a great chat, and worth a listen. :)From all this, we have decided that maybe, just maybe, we’ll continue getting together, chatting about education, inspiring ourselves, and interviewing our fellow teachers. Best of all, we plan to continue uploading to Y […]

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Project and ECI 832 Review

One of the great things about the ECI classes I have taken are the people. I have had the great fortune to learn from others in these classes.  I have grown my Professional Network as a result and made some friends along the way.  Curtis Bourassa, Matteo DiMuro, and myself sat down and had an after hours conversation called ‘832 Sips’.  Here we reviewed and reflected on our major project and all the amazing ECI 832 experience we had.  So cosy on up with a beverage of your cho […]

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The End

What a semester! It was full of learning, teaching and action. For my learning journey, I chose to select Option 2: Personal Journey into the media. I was planning to review and dive into 2 educational and 2 personal social media apps. After COVID -19, I ended up using Instragam, Twitter, Facebook and Zoom. In …

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