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According to the online Cambridge Dictionary, the phrase “elephant in the room” means that there is an obvious problem or difficult situation that people do not want to talk about. In the current world of United States education, there are many of them, and they are large. In his blog, ‘9 Elephants in the (Class)Room … Continue reading THE ELEPHANTS CANNOT BE AVOIDED MUCH LONGER
Over the past 15 weeks, this class has helped me to become innovative as both a learner and a thinker. We have been exposed to topics that are new and interesting and important to our lives as future teachers, and as a result, the way that I now look at learning and education is a … Continue reading INNOVATION AND LEARNING TO UNLEARN
The metaphor I chose to portray through the use of a digital story is that of a gardener and a teacher. In this metaphor, the teacher is like a gardener who helps their students grow just as a gardener helps their flowers grow from tiny seeds in to beautifully full grown flowers. Hope you enjoy:).
The Individual Learning Project was something that I had never experienced before. There have been no other college (or high school) classes that I have taken in which the professor asked me to spend time each week learning something simply because I wanted to learn it. After some thought, I decided to take on baking … Continue reading ILP: REFLECTION