Before Anything Else

For week one of my learning project, I have tasked myself with re-familiarizing myself with how to hold the guitar and pick, and rediscovering the strings, frets, and how to tune! I looked to my main resource Guitareo and instead of starting with the first video (which was just a bunch of talking) I skipped to […]

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Je Parle Fran├žais… Well Kind Of

Well, it has been a week into my learning project, and I am proud to say I am on level 10 of French. I thoroughly understand a few different skills such as phrases, food, animals, some adjectives and plurals. Duolingo provides me with an opportunity any time of day to practice both verbally and written. My goal was to spend around 20 minutes each day, and it seems that I spend more like 40 minutes every day because I am becoming addicted to learning this new language. Throughout my life, I have

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Week 2 Guitar Post

Aloha! This week I decided to start finger picking with guitar tabs to the song “Hey Mama Wolf” by Devendra Banhart. A great song with a great rhythm! It’s a little fast for a first song, but I figured I might as well start somewhere. By clicking on the link above, you can see the tabs […]

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Class 4: Twitter in the Classroom

On Thursday, I joined my first Saskatchewan Education Chat on Twitter. It was a really great experience because it gave me the opportunity to consider a topic that I wouldn’t have otherwise (paperless classrooms), and chat with other professionals about it around the province! Afterwards, I made a lot of new connections with the people […]

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Class #3: Feedly Account

I decided to make a Feedly account in order to more efficiently find teaching (and learning) resources for this class and the rest of my career as a teacher. I quickly got addicted to the site, and have been finding articles for my personal interests, like decorating a classroom and upcycling! Basically, I chose my […]

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Exploring Twitter!

Twitter So last night I participated in my first #SaskEdchat on Twitter! It was very interesting to say the least! How it works is for each SaskEd chat, there are assigned moderators asking education related questions and you as a participator are to answer those questions with your own views and opinions. I enjoyed taking… Continue Reading →

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