4th-5th Week’s Reflection [6/22 – 7/5]

Assessment Planning These two weeks involved a lot of thinking about how my PBL project should be assessed and what exactly I wanted my students to know at its completion. As a teacher for all my life, I am really used to the process of developing a new unit; and I know that

3rd Week’s Reflection [6/12 – 6/21]

Visual Project Organizer This week brought me one step closer to what a project based learning really is. I formed my project's driving question and sub questions and updated my newly created website (Ancient Greek Legacy) with all this new information and ideas. Although it was easy to create my driving question

2nd Week’s Reflection [6/8 – 6/11]

A PBL Project idea This second week, we started thinking about the PBL project that we'll produce for this course. I would like it to be something useful for my Greek language students. So, it could be either Greek history or Greek language related. Actually, if I could combine a little bit of

1st Week’s Reflection [5/31 – 6/7]

Project Based Learning The first week of this course was very enlightening for me! I learned a little bit about my classmates through an activity that revealed their personality and creativity! We had to create an ad for ourselves. You can see mine below. Through this activity I realized one more time

EDTECH 542 – Tech-Supp Proj Based Learning

EdTech 542 - Technology Supported Project Based Learning is an online course in which students learn how to construct instructional units using the Project Based Learning (PBL) Model. Throughout the course, students work alone or in teams in order to select and develop a PBL project for their own teaching or

EDTECH 512 – Online Course Design

A couple of thoughts and major projects This course focuses on developing interesting and effective online courses that align to standards and best learning practices. In this course we developed an online course while in the meantime we learned about different forms of online distribution, content organization and presentation, and graphic

#4 – Reflecting on EDTECH 522

As you set out for Ithaka hope your road is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery. […]      But don’t hurry the journey at all. Better if it lasts for years, so you’re old by the time you reach the island, wealthy with all you’ve gained on the way.

#3 – Creating an Online Lesson on Canvas

The ancient Greek legislator and philosopher, Solon, used to say "γηράσκω ἀεί πολλά διδασκόμενος" (yirásko aí polá didaskómenos) meaning that “I grow old learning something new every day” and this is exactly how I felt this week when we were asked to build an online lesson in Canvas. Building this small course and trying

Summary Assignment

Summary Assignment What are short-form instructional games? (gamelets, micro learning activities or micro simulations) Short-form instructional or learning games are interactive bite-sized and concise digital activities that fit within a single class period and focus on a particular concept or on skills’ refinement, practice, memorization, and/or drilling. Drill and practice, brief simulations,

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