Category: EDTC 300

My ASL Learning Journey: Final Post

I cannot believe this is my last ASL blog post! I have learned so many signs, and feel like I was just hitting my stride and learning what worked well for me. For the last few weeks I had been learning to sign Vienna by Billy Joel, and unfortunately,...
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Coding Backflips!

Normally I put my videos at the end of my blog, but I feel this one needs to be the centre of attention. Based on this video and social distancing you may assume I have tons of time on my hands. The truth is I do not, I am...
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Digital Literacy in an English Classroom

“Technology” by Sephko is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Being in the secondary education program to be an English teacher, I have been thinking all semester about how I will bring not only the technology but digital literacy teachings into my classroom. Teaching teenagers it will be very important...
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Vienna Still Waits for Me!

This week I continued with my goal of learning to sign Vienna by Billy Joel and boy did I continue to struggle! The chorus was even harder to learn that the first verse. One tricky word, in particular, is halfway as it is a very complicated sign. I had...
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Vienna Waits for Me!

Last week I set a goal to learn how to interpret a song as I have seen online. I was inspired by this video of a daughter interpreting for her dad at a concert! I set out this week starting to learn how to interpret Vienna by Billy Joel...
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Cyber Sleuthing Challenge

This week I Cyber Sleuthed Grace, and it was a challenge! She has excellent knowledge of online privacy! I was able to find her Facebook, which isn’t under her full name as well as her Instagram. With this, I learned her physical appearance, where she is from, what she...
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YouTube Concerns

Jaelyn and I partnered up this week to talk about YouTube. Jaelyn took the role of a concerned mom and I took the role of the teacher. We discussed the uses of YouTube and making videos in the classroom as well as privacy concerns! Check it out below! Thank...
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All About Family!

I finally figured out a concrete idea of what I would like to do for my final learning project! Have you ever seen those videos of people interpreting at a concert? Like this daughter signing the words for her dad! I am aiming to do this to combine my...
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Getting Emotional Over Here

I had a hard time deciding what I was going to do this week. I have tried a lot of technology in my life, so I struggled to find something new to me. I didn’t want to switch up my video editor since I have tried other editors in...
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The Question Queen

This week I decided to tackle the 5 W’s so I could try to ask questions. This turned out to be harder than it seemed. I headed to my trusty ASL App to tackle the task. After getting a handle on the signs for who, what, when, where, and...
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