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?

Cater Truth Literacy

I’ve been enjoying the course offered by KQED, “Finding and Evaluating Information. The course authors have added a wealth of information and links for helping all of us, adults and students, better evaluate the information around us in physical and…

Blogging With Students

Classroom Blogging A few teachers have wondered about starting class blogs and student blogs. Blogging is writing — it’s thinking and communicating ideas; it can be a place to share daily or used as a portfolio or both. It meets…

Stories are Frames

  Yesterday I chose my One Word: Story. Everyone has a story. Today, I discovered my friend Helen DeWaard’s One Word: Frames. Frames structure our ideas– they can limit us, support us, or enrich us. Our frames structure our stories…

One Word

One Word. Story. We humans are stories, each of us unique and different, living out our lives according to our plans and obstacles, making life work as best we can. The year 2017 brought immense changes to the country in…

CLmooc Animation

Connected Learning Making Open Online Collaboration [CLmooc] provides options for all participants [you’re invited] to learn and play together around the concepts of connection, communication, and collaboration, whether online or with technology or through the mail, as in postcards. To…

CLmooc Thursday Thoughts

Thanks to everyone in #clmooc for making it still great. Charlene Doland, Lauren Zucker, Ron Leunissen, Susan Watson, Helen DeWaard,Kevin Hodgson, Sarah Honeychurch, Kim Douillard. This Make Cycle 3 is Doodling, with a Twitter Chat todayThursday, August 3 at 7p ET/4p PT/11pm UTC with the…

CLmooc Let’s Doodle?

Discovering Doodlers! Where? Go to The Google Plus Community orTake to twitter and search for #clmooc  or #clmooc #doodle or #clmooc #twitcastrophe or #clmoocdoodle There you will find doodlers of all kinds, from novice to expert, from learners to teachers, all adding to…

CLmooc f5f Coloring

CLmooc is an experiment in connected learning, which means that people participate in a peer-supported, interest-powered, production-centered, academically-oriented, and openly-networked community of learners.

#notatiste17 People To Know

Connected Educators Learn and Share in their PLN Today’s #notatiste17 challenge is “Who is one person you continually learn from online?” If you are a connected educator, you couldn’t answer that with one person! If you are entering the connected…

notatiste17 June 24 Passion

What I love about blogging and tweeting in education is the connections and learning and support. We, as connected educators, know the importance of connecting kindly to learn together to better the world. I wasn’t going to #notatiste17 this year, but…

Down Time

Where are you in the recess challenge? Scholastic writes a great review of issues and a history. Before a decision is made, see this NPR program on recess and the brain. As a teacher, I see how breaks in the…

#clmooc Reflection Open and Not

CLmooc is awesome! I am so thankful for another opportunity to learn and grow and share with others who look forward to the possible, however adjacent it may be. Reflection: Some things were different and disappointing, but mostly CLmooc helped…