5. Use positive
energy as motivation!
In all the hustle and bustle of a new school year, with eleven new classes, several
project groups, and assignments up to my ears, positive energy in your cohort can
make such a big difference for your state of mind. We may feel overwhelmed with
so much new information coming at us in all directions but when you have such
supportive classmates and instructors/advisors, it doesn’t have to feel like course work.
management is key.
Everyone has different strategies for getting everything done; let’s learn from
each other. If we think this is busy, just wait and see how we'll feel as
3. Including your last name initial on your nametag can be useful.
There can apparently be up to three Stephanie’s in a class of 25.
2. Collaboration is such an important strategy for not only our but every student’s success.
It’s as simple as creating an online study guide for all to share and provide
input, or reading each others' blogs for new ideas or perspectives. The more
information we make available at our fingertips, the more we learn and the
better we can teach.
1. Educational Technology is so much more than just being
“techy” and knowing how to use tech tools to teach.
It's about creating a comprehensive approach to teaching that will not only
enhance student learning, but contribute to creating a more connected community
of learners in each classroom, school and school community.
P.S. Blogs and tweets are not so scary after all ツ