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July 18, 2019

During my second year in the MAET program, we were to find a a resource on leadership. As part of the course, we were to create a 3 minute video that illustrated 3 key points and 3 practical ideas on our leadership resource (hence, 3x3x3). The book that I found is...

July 13, 2019

As part of my year two experience of my Masters of Arts in Educational Technology program, we began talking about learning spaces as the place where learning takes place. We previously discussed four learning theories (behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism, and conn...

August 16, 2018

Before I chose a career in education, I was on the path to be a mechanical engineer. I had taken numerous Detroit Area Pre College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) classes focusing on engineering. I had attended summer engineering programs at Michigan State University, Uni...

August 16, 2018

I’ve seen the following picture floating around on Pinterest and really wanted to incorporate this into the first week of school an ice breaker and introduction into learning and growth mindset.

The way school is set up, there is only one correct answer, there are very...

August 15, 2018

A More Beautiful Question discussed how questions drive us to solve problems. We start with why questions which move us to what if and leads us to how. I found this though process to be very effective when thinking through problems. When working on my Wicked Problem pr...

August 12, 2018

It is done! My goal was to learn how to refinish a table and I have definitely learned a lot. I learned what to do, like use primer even when painting with a two in one paint and primer, and what not to do, like don’t use Flotrol to avoid brushstrokes - just use a roll...

August 9, 2018

When I look at my classroom, I see so much potential of what could be done with the space. When I began redesigning, I asked myself a lot of questions. What’s my teaching philosophy? What technology do I want to integrate into my classroom? How can I allow for collabor...

July 30, 2018

After going through a bunch of design ideas, I came up with light pink with rose gold rose tips, inlay and design. However, the rose gold idea had to be changed since they don’t sell rose gold spray paint, so I decided on gold. I had to use spray paint since metallic p...

July 20, 2018

This summer I participated in Michigan State’s Masters of Arts in Educational Technology hybrid summer courses. Through the first year program, I was introduced to the Maker Movement. As part of the classes, I explored various maker kits and created a Makey Makey Guita...

July 19, 2018

This week in class we read Rethinking Technology & Creativity in the 21st Century: Crayons are the Future by Punya Mishra. This sparked my interest because of this idea of creativity. “Consider the fact that creativity in science or mathematics is essential, as surely...

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