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GAME Plan Reflection

Using the GAME plan model to integrate technology across the content areas has allowed me to learn more about the possibilities when using technology in the classroom. Sometimes it can be very overwhelming as a classroom teacher to be able … Continue reading

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GAME plan update…

Both of my GAME plan goals are moving along very well and I am making progress in both areas. My first goal, incorporating technology into my daily activities and lessons with my students, is very strong. I have brought my … Continue reading

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It is said that…

It is said that if you expect to follow through with your goals, you need to write it all out. I also think that in addition to writing my goals and my GAME plan from my last post, It only … Continue reading

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Get in the GAME

In order to “get in the game” with integrating technology into the classroom I realize that it is important to evaluate my skills and take a look at my strengths and weaknesses when it comes to using technology with my … Continue reading

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Time to Reflect!

It is always important to take time as an educator to step back and reflect. I find myself with many important personal reflections as I look back on my most recent graduate course on learning theory, instruction, and technology. The … Continue reading

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Voicethread is in action!

http://voicethread.com/share/2165891/ So now I am branching out into the world of technology and I have found something that I feel will be very useful to me in my personal and professional life. Creating a voicethread was mostly easy, yet I … Continue reading

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Social Learning

Social learning has always been a classroom strategy that I have enjoyed using. While it can be difficult to effectively create a cooperative learning environment in which students are gaining the greatest amount of learning, this theory of social learning … Continue reading

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Constructivism and Constructionism… in practice

Constructivism has always been a personally favorite theory. This week’s information and resources has helped me to understand the difference between constructivism and constructionism and how they can be used appropriately in the classroom along with technology. Piaget’s constructivist theory … Continue reading

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Focus on Cognitivism

This week’s focus on cognitivism has been helpful in understanding cognitive learning theories and how they relate to classroom strategies and technology tools. After reviewing two strategies from Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, I was able to evaluate … Continue reading

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Behaviorism

After exploring two different instructional strategies from Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, I was able to consider the connections with these strategies and the behaviorist learning theory and the course materials. The behaviorist learning theory, made popular by … Continue reading

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