NearPod – A New Way to Teach??

I decided to check out NearPod this week. I actually found it super easy to use, and it has so many tutorials built into the site. NearPod can create interactive presentations where the teacher is able to see the answers that students are giving in real time – including the data of what is/was understood, essentially providing instant diagnostic assessment opportunities. It can take the typical slideshow and elevate it in ways that would never be possible without technology integration….

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Round One: Brownies

In the first blog post I made introducing my learning project, I explained that I would be trying out an AI tool to help me come up with recipes to attempt in the following weeks. The AI tool/ website is called DishGen, and all you need to do is type the name of a specific […]

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Canva Video Creator and Editor Review. The SMAR Model

When I first started this class, I saw technology as a way to have fun, but now I see technology as an extension of my educational beliefs. Technology is an essential tool that has become a part of the learning process, allowing the differentiation and creating new opportunities for students and teachers. Good technology integration in the classroom is not about using a fanciest tool, it is about being aware of the range of options and picking the right strategy….

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Hola! Let’s Master the Spanish Alphabet!

Alright everyone, let’s start this adventure! Welcome to my second week of learning another language! Honestly, I feel like Spanish won’t be a hard language to learn, but we shall see! ENGLISH vs SPANISH ALPAHBETS As a beginner learner, I think it is important to start with the alphabet and pronunciation, as it will give me a solid foundation to learn on. Before I dive into learning the Spanish alphabet and pronunciation, I wanted to pay attention to a few…

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Two and Three Strand Braids

In my last blog post, I shared how I rekindled my childhood passion for braiding hair and embarked on a journey to master this intricate art. Since then, I have made significant progress and learned a lot along the way. Today, I want to share my next steps and the exciting new techniques I am exploring. Mastering Two- and Three-Strand Braids Starting with the basics was the best decision I could have made. Focusing on perfecting two- and three-strand braids…

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