Category: EDTC 300

Summary of Learning

Here is my Summary of Learning video for EDTC 300. This assignment was not mandatory this term, however I was still motivated to complete it. As the semester comes to a close, I am very thankful for this class and my learning experiences will be very beneficial to use in my future classrooms. I feel…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi April 9, 2020 1

I am a ‘Coder’

This week, I had the chance to explore coding using Code.org! This website has lots of information and is super beneficial for educators to use to teach students about coding. The ‘Hour of Code’ section includes many coding activities and tutorials for students to engage in and learn about. I did an Hour of Code…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi April 6, 2020 0

Digital Literacy in an Elementary Classroom

“Digital Literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills” (Ed Week). Understanding digital literacy is very important in our society as our world revolves around the digital world and we need to be able to read and understand it. I…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 30, 2020 3

Cyber-sleuthing

Wow…the Internet is a scary place! It really is crazy how easy it is to find people on social media and that so many people have a digital identity, which can either be a positive or negative aspect. I have learned from this activity that it is crucial to make sure what you post on…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 8, 2020 8

Week 6 – Galaxy of Colors

This week I wanted to try something a little different with painting, so I decided to use a sponge, instead of a typical paintbrush. I was inspired from the website “13 Acrylic Painting Techniques” which mentioned the idea of dabbing or sponge painting. It described it as giving the painting texture that no other technique…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 1, 2020 7