Entries from February 2014 ↓

Activity 5.3

Before I load this I must confess, I felt blasphemous doing it. My father bought me the LP of this recording back in 1967. I was four and apparently it was illegal in Canada at that time. Why? Don’t know but I suspect it had something to do with WWII. Imagery in Literature In any […]

Activity 5.2

Guide for Good Study Habits Do you want to get better grades? Listen to Maple Leaf’s newest Podcast and you’ll learn how. This first installment will teach you the difference between active studying and passive studying. You’ll learn how to start using all your senses to study and to use your time effectively and hopefully […]

Week 4 Activity 4

I chose this photo to go with an explorers/invention unit. By giving the students a historical image, it encourages their creativity and gives them a place to begin their research. This photo would be for the group researching aeronautics/A. Earhart project.

Week 4 Activity 3

I used SumoPaint to create these layers of my graphics depicting the make-up of an atom. I’m not a terribly good drawer so I went for basic shapes and colours. I matched the font colour of the component with the colour of the image. The purpose of this graphic is to clearly define the three […]

Week 3 Activity 2

  Here are the graphics I created and uploaded to Flicker. http://www.flickr.com/photos/12931728@N05/   I found Flicker to be a little tedious and slow. I have no problem uploading my own files and making notes, but I have not been able to find any others with the eddl513 tag other than Keith’s. While it is a useful […]

Week 3 Activity 1

I chose this photo as part of an IT class. Showing the large photo of a circuit board and then narrowing in on the component needed to study.   Original   Cropped      

Week 2 Activity 3

Resource Analysis  http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/mythmachine.htm     List of Media used in the Resource – Computer with Flash – Oral presentation – Paper   What would limit how it could be used? This resource is best used with individual computers with high-speed internet connection for each student. Without this, the effectiveness of the resource is severely reduced. […]

Text using HTML

This was my first-ever attempt at formatting using HTML …am feeling quite confident that I now have the basics. Although my final result is not nearly as good as I think it can be – and will be in the next few weeks – I am pleased that I finally made it this far. The […]