Jane Addams, The Public School and the Immigrant Child 1908

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) opened the Hull House settlement. In 1889, she and a friend, Ellen Gates Starr, rented a run-down mansion that once had belonged to a man named Charles Hull.  The Hull House was a settlement house which was created to provide community services to ease urban problems … Continue reading Jane Addams, The Public School and the Immigrant Child 1908

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EDTC 6432 – Final Project – Creating a Game

For my final project in Computer Authoring, I wanted to create a game that I could potentially use in my middle school ELA/SS classroom.  I figured that US History would be a better choice as the answers are more direct, and there is no mistaking the true answer unlike Language Arts when the answer can … Continue reading EDTC 6432 – Final Project – Creating a Game

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EDU 6525 – Final Assignment – Multicultural Responsive Unit

EDU 6525 – Final Assignment – Multicultural Responsive Unit According to Banks (1996), the debate has been stirring between different multicultural representative groups for a long while. Western culture scholars are worried the traditional canon of literature and curriculum are threatened by feminists and minority groups.  These scholars are worried about the increasing cultural diversity, … Continue reading EDU 6525 – Final Assignment – Multicultural Responsive Unit

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EDTC 6432 – Quest Read & Map

I read and mapped Connected Code: Why Children Need to Learn Programming by  Yasmin B. Kafai & Quinn Burke and then created a Mind Map based off of what I read. The quest asked for us to use Coggle but I find it a bit cumbersome so I decided to use a Mind Mapping service that I have … Continue reading EDTC 6432 – Quest Read & Map

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EDTC 6433 – Module 5 – Establishing Technology Leaders

ISTE Standard 5 inspiration: Exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others. How can I as someone who wants to show teachers what I use on a daily basis regarding technology do that and develop the leadership … Continue reading EDTC 6433 – Module 5 – Establishing Technology Leaders

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EDTC – Module 4 – Promote & Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility

EDTC Module 4 – Promote & Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility Trigger Question: How can I as a 7th grade ELA/SS teacher help to advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources? As a 7th grade ELA/SS … Continue reading EDTC – Module 4 – Promote & Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility

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