Category Archives: 8 Professional Practice

Learners in Context Reflection 1

I’ve yet to study child development any further than the parenting books that have assisted my journey of sleepless nights and toddler tantrums. Some of these books include Brain Rules for Baby by John Medina and Love and Logic for … Continue reading

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Cross-Disciplinary Computational Thinking Notes

We explored Cross-Disciplinary Computational Thinking in our EDTC 6432 Computer Authoring Class with David Wicks and Kim Oakley. Through a goggle online forum, we used CT thinking and applied it to our subject area. We completed the course with a lesson plan that … Continue reading

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Coggle Mind-Maps

I used Coggle for the first time and loved it! Mind-mapping is one of my happy places. In fact, it might even be a requirement for all Theatre majors to enjoy mind-mapping. That’s how almost every one of our productions … Continue reading

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Field Experience Journal 1

While reading the first chapter of Critical Issues, entitled Learning and Understanding, I came across this quote: “Acceptance of polar opposites in oneself – provided that one doesn’t act on the bad impulses – can contribute to inner harmony.” In … Continue reading

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Coding 101

This was my first crack at coding! My husband is in school right now as well and in a Computer Science class at the UW. He asked me if I was using Java or some other fancy program and then … Continue reading

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Introduction to Teaching Coursework Reflection

Intro Cousework Reflection            

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Characteristics of an Effective Teacher

Being knowledgable and passionate about your subject(s) is of the utmost importance to be an excellent educator. How can we expect to incite wonder and curiosity about a subject unless we genuinely model that excitement ourselves? No matter what the … Continue reading

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