Entries from March 2015 ↓

Fabian’s Assign #2

While I don’t think this is exactly what Fabian had in mind, I find it a very interesting blog about teachers’ reluctance to incorporate online teaching in their classes. I see the same resistance in my school from teachers much younger than I and often wonder why those feeling prevail even today. I do know […]

Final Project

http://www.mlesl.com/ I don’t think the link works, but if you type it in, it should. Please try and let me know. Xie Xie (Thx)

Philosophy of Teaching Online

Learning to be a Better Teacher Being and online learner is much more difficult for me than being in a classroom. I suspect the same will be true as an online facilitator versus a classroom teacher. This is only my second course online and the information, resources and tools are somewhat overwhelming. My biggest issue […]

Response to Arlene’s Assignments 2 and 3

I have sent these to Arlene as I will not be able to connect with her synchronous meeting as I have class on Tuesday morning. I thought I would share what I have here, as well. It’s extremely dificult to find completely online classes for K-12. One site I found that is interesting,though, is Education […]

Role of Facilitator

By reading the models posted for this course as well as searching online, I realized how many models have already been researched and implemented. However, they all come down to standard teaching basics which I feel Zane L. Berg, PhD., outlined in the clearest manner. Well-Designed Lesson Plans Berge’s emphasis that, no matter if online […]

KWL Chart 2

While reading these facilitation models, one thing struck me – I am very similar to my students. The language is unfamiliar and intimidating. I also require an explicit purpose for what I will be achieving. Perhaps it is my practical side dominating over my reflective side, but it’s there. However, once I delved more into […]