Monthly Archives: August 2010

Module 8 – assessment and evaluating

This week’s reading really got me thinking about how other countries view and implement their educational systems. I know there are a lot of resources for this subject, and just in our class I found a study comparing how technologically … Continue reading

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Module 7 – Organizing, Managing, One-to-One, Producing and Presenting

Our team workshop project really took off this week as we finished our syllabus, supplemental documents, and individual PowerPoint’s presentations aimed at the different phases of the class. I had never used PowerPoint before, so that was a good experience. … Continue reading

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EDTC 6526, Module 6 – Math Modeling & TELA

I found several sites and program that I think will be useful to me especially in a special education classroom. The two main ones were “kidspiration,” and “Starfall.” While “kidspiration” looks to be a great learning tool I know there … Continue reading

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Teacher Enhanced Learning Activity – Starfall Oriented Spelling, Reading, and Writing Activity

Class/Grade Levels: Special Education Grades K-3 Time: 1.5-2 hours Materials include: – 4 in class computers connected to the internet http://www.starfall.com/ – 1 pre-teaching and reinforcement computer – Supplementary handouts for different level learners http://www.starfall.com/ni/download/level-k-bl/bl-abc.pdf, http://www.starfall.com/ni/download/puzzles/classification/saclassification.pdf, http://www.starfall.com/n/N-info/level-b/art/vangogh.htm – Joysticks and … Continue reading

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SPU-EDTC 6536 – Module 5, Games and Virtual Environments

In my reflection this week I’d like to discuss the 2 biggest things that stood out to me this week in studying about games and virtual environments in the classroom. First is my fascination of Ender’s Game (Card, 1985). Secondly … Continue reading

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