#clmooc #literacies chat by True Reformers

  What are we to do in this time of educational dysfunction, a dysfunction between authentic learning and mandated systems? +Terry Elliot asked us to respond to David Lee Finkle‘s article in the Washington Post “Teachers or ‘Quantitative Learning Gains Facilitators?’” Continue reading #clmooc #literacies chat by True Reformers

#clmooc #f5f Reflection Curation Week 4

Amazing “makes” this week reflecting on our philosophies of education, making, teaching, and learning. There are so many different stories and ways to express ideas. Please review my five (seven) #f5f Find Friday’s in the presentation above, then think: What Continue reading #clmooc #f5f Reflection Curation Week 4

#etmooc #clmooc Week 3 Reflection #f5f

#clmooc Week 3 Reflections How is what you create driven by your interests? Since this is voluntary learning, it’s all based on interests; I have no preconception or grade to concern me. I love being inspired by those who jump Continue reading #etmooc #clmooc Week 3 Reflection #f5f

Why I Teach #whyiteach

Twenty-seven years ago, after a wonderful lab school experience with plenty of practical experience at Eastern Washington University, I ventured into my own classroom to teach the subjects required in projects filled with language learning. I felt confident and competent, Continue reading Why I Teach #whyiteach