Sunday, March 23, 2008

Week #9 Thing #23

What were your favorite discoveries or exercises on this learning journey?
I loved the Image Generators, getting re-acquainted with del.i.ci.ous, and the wiki lesson. I could see how I could really use these with my students and for my teaching. I am so fortunate to be teaching is a school that has a 1:1 laptop program for grades 3-6 and these tools make my job more exciting and more meaningful to my students.

How has this program assisted or affected your lifelong learning goals?
I love technology...and by loving it I have to constantly learn new things. This program was a great example of learning by doing. It gave me so many ideas, practical ideas that I could take right away and use.

Were there any take-a-ways or unexpected outcomes from this program that surprised you?

I have been thinking of designing some units modeled after this format for my own students.

What could we do differently to improve upon this program’s format or concept?

I gained the most by the "things" that made me do something. So maybe more of those.

If we offered another discovery program like this in the future, would you choose to participate?

Absolutely! I also really appreciated being able to take it for credit through Fresno Pacific University.

How would you describe your learning experience in ONE WORD or in ONE SENTENCE, so we could use your words to promote CSLA learning activities?

School Library Learning 2.0 gives you a chance to learn about this exciting new technology and it serves as a model for how we might teach in a Web 2.0 world.

7 comments:

justreadit said...

Congratulations on completing SLL2.0! And a one-to-one laptop program to work with for all these great ideas? I'm jealous. :)

I am procrastinating on Thing #23 and reading other people's blogs instead of finishing mine...

School Library Learning 2.0 Team said...

Congratulations! You have successfully completed School Library Learning 2.0. Glad you enjoyed the discovery learning journey -- and got academic credit for it too.

Hope you will indeed use this format for some units. Good thinking! Hope you will also consider offering Classroom Learning 2.0 to your colleagues in the district. We have created a "Management/Users Guide" especially for that purpose -- let us know if you are interested in moving your district ahead with web 2.0 tools.

Best wishes.
- Jackie Siminitus
CSLA 2.0 Team project manager
CSLA2team@yahoo.com

Lib. Learner Liz 2.0 Cheerleader said...

Congrats on finishing the SLL2.0! That designing units for your own students like SLL2.0 idea is a great one!

IrmaPince said...

Welcome to the 2.0 Team. Hopefully you will keep exploring the 2.0 world, blogging about it and adding to our wiki. Congratulations.

Libladylib said...

You finished, you finished, oh yahh, oh yahh, you finished!!! Congratulations!
Just think of everything you now know that you did not just a few short months ago. Amazing!
Now the challenge to apply these "things" to our everyday life. Good luck!

Library Lady said...

Way to go! You completed all 23 things! I just know you will be using these tools in meaningful ways for your teachers and your students.

Lib. Learner Liz 2.0 Cheerleader said...

Congratulations on your learning!