Category Archives: ECI 831 Reflections

Reflections from presentations and questions from daily life concerning education and social media.

Reflecting on a Great Semester.

Writing this last post has been a challenge for me. I was so excited to be finished this class and gear into the  holiday season mode. However, something was not sitting well with me. The whole idea of this class … Continue reading

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Summary of Learning

I was excited to tackle on my summary of learning project! I knew after the assignment was presented to the class I wanted to make sure I incorporated my daughter some how. She is a big part of my life … Continue reading

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I have reached the end of the internet?

My ECI831 adventure is coming  to a close. But this is not the end. I have not reached the end of  the internet as the  title of my blog may suggest.  Instead I have opened many more doors in the … Continue reading

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Women + opinion + internet= abuse?

I have heard, watched, listened, read and experienced forms of oppression because I am women. I never realized or took time to think that harassment and abuse lives on the internet also. Aubrey Watters shed light on this situation and … Continue reading

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My Blog Page received a makeover!

It has been over a week since I made over my blog. I didn’t realize the amount of new followers, comments and feedback I have received. Sue Waters is a wonderful women and she gave me tips on my title … Continue reading

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Report Cards, Assessment, Rubrics, Standerized Tests YUCK!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Said no teacher ever. That’s right I am talking about Report Card season. Don’t get me wrong I know that it is part of our job as a teacher but it is … Continue reading

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Story, Story I got a Story!

This week’s presentation focused on digital storytelling by Alan Levine! I wonder how many Maroon 5 jokes he gets? I think there was about two during his presentation. Alan may not be a famous rock star but after this presentation and … Continue reading

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Blog page needs a Face lift!

Whoa, I had a reality check last week! Just as I thought I was on the right track with my digital project and blogging I realized that it needs some work. Don’t get me wrong I don’t mind putting in … Continue reading

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Who are you…? Who? Who? Who? Who?—- Networked Identities.

Who are you ? Well I am Tara Smith, with multiple identities and roles. Most recently I have been able to say that my identity is MOM! Maybe this is my proudest identity. Where as a short year ago if … Continue reading

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“Making” “Makey Makey” “Maker Movement”

This weeks presentation was from Sylvia Martinez on “Maker culture” in education. To sum up what is “Maker” education I found a nice website and definition that helped me better understand what Sylvia was presenting on. The definition is: The Maker Education … Continue reading

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