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Completed in Galway, Ireland with the MAET Cohort – Summer 2014 – GPA: 4.0

Our final evaluation requires us to summarize our journey through the MAET program by preparing an online portfolio. This product should demonstrate the student’s competence in using technology to support teaching and learning and for presenting work clearly and professionally. You are currently visiting my “blogfolio”, re-created for this purpose.

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Completed in Galway, Ireland with the MAET Cohort – Summer 2014 – GPA: 4.0

With a focus on the design process as it applies to educational technology, the activities prepared for this class lead students to think about art, design aesthetics, iteration, evaluation and collaboration.

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i-Cinemagraph

Idea: Collaboration between teachers and technology coaches

Tools: iMovie and Photoshop

Watch a commentary about the process

Read a blog post

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i-Infographic

Idea: Upgrade, based on Heidi Hayes Jacobs work from 2013 (Leading the New Literacies)

Tools: Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Watch a commentary about the making of this product

Read a blog post

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i-Video

Idea: The impact of cyber-bullying in people’s lives

Tools: iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand

Video Host: Vimeo

Watch a commentary about the creation process

Read a blog post

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48-hour Design Challenge

Idea: Create an extracurricular activity for Middle/High School that brings creative thinking into the school culture.

Tools: Wix, iMovie, Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Apps

Visit the website to learn more

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Completed in Galway, Ireland with the MAET Cohort – Summer 2014 – GPA: 4.0

Fostering creativity and creative thinking in schools is the focus of this class. By considering a range of questions related to these fields, students are led to think and rethink the affordances and constraints of our curriculum and content areas in order to implement the necessary tools and nurture the mindset.

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Completed online – Fall 2014 – GPA: 4.0

Taking into consideration the needs of online students and the pedagogy supporting such platforms, this course walks one through the process of creating lessons, assessments and communication strategies for the successful construction of a fully functional online course.

Learning Management System

Idea: create a hybrid learning course for Upper Elementary Teachers

Tools: WordPress, Camtasia, Google Apps

Visit the course to learn more.

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