Author Archive for Sheri Edwards

What else? What else could I do? write? sing? create? If a kid doesn't understand, what else could I do to help? I'm a wife, grandmother, mom, sister, teacher, teacher, teacher. I wonder, but wonder was taken already. So, what else?

You Are What You Curate #ETMOOC

  Do you wonder how to organize all the ideas you want to keep so you can do something with them? I’ve been introduced to Storify, Pearltrees, and IFTTT as ways to annotate and organize those bits of information I want to synthesize and share…

Thinking: It’s Emotional #ETMOOC

I’ve met some fantastic and caring people in this first week of  #ETMOOC . I’ve already posted about how Ben Wilkoff has guided me. I’ve also met Lorraine Boulos, a fellow middle school teacher. We’ve discussed so much about inquiry based learning and…

My About #etmooc: What is it?

  #etmooc January-March, 2013 A journey of connected conversation with colleagues, newly noticed… What is it? et: educational technology mooc: massive open online course massive: hundreds of participants open: free and open to all online: all online course: personalized course:…

Coalesced Connections at #etmooc

Overwhelmed. Learning. Connecting. Contributing. Moving forward. However, Ben Wilkoff reminds us that: Please join this vialogue with Ben’s vlog, “Mutually Beneficial Friction: How We Stop Skimming The Surface Of Ideas” which includes an excerpt from Rodd Lucier’s socialcam post, “Like Spokes…

Live Learning

I can’t help it. I’m curious. I wonder a lot. My students giggle when something strikes me as interesting and I MUST discover more. I know it takes time, and that we don’t learn because some one wants us to;…

Edublog Nominations

Awards? What’s good about awards these days? For Edublogs Eddies, it’s a chance for me to thank the educators who been an inspiration or model for me. Every year since 2004, the Edublog community has sponsored these awards. It was…

Genius: It Takes Time

Why? – Why spend time doing genius hour with your students? Why is it important?A member of my PLN and a friend, Denise Krebs, introduced me to Genius Hour: a time when students find their genius through projects of interest…

Teachers Write!

Tomorrow, June 4th starts the first day of a writing adventure for teachers and librarians. author Kate Messner and her author colleagues will inspire teachers and librarians to wiggle their wings to tickle the threads of imagination and reach out…

Teach Search Teach Research

Oh yes! My PLN friend, Denise Krebs, reflected on her students’ research skills in her blog post “A Need for Researchers Workshop,” just as my NSD colleagues did the same. Even with our structured science project with Gooru Learning (goorulearning.org),…