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Ed's View: Digital Literacy and the Illustrated Story Creation

In attempting to carve my niche into the writing market through — the illustrated story– I’ve had some challenges.

In designing this story format which is enhanced with graphic art,  pictures, then one combines storyboard art throughout,  this is only accomplished through modern-day digital technology and a good dose of digital literacy. 267 more words

Digital Literacy

Course for Teachers at Lynda.com

Lynda.com is by far my favorite website. Someday, when I write my autobiography, I’m going to cal it “Everything I Needed to know about Life I Learned  at Lynda.com.” There is new course there named Teacher Tips, taught by Aaron Quigley. 64 more words

Educational Technologies

MIndful Digital Tools

As I concluded reading Mind Amplifiers: Can Our Digital Tools Make Us Smarter, I recognized that Howard Rheingold (2012) raises a number of concerns for which he really doesn’t have an answer. 753 more words



With third-fifth grade classes going 1:1 with Chromebooks, many teachers are exploring the idea of digital data notebooks. The purpose of a data notebook is to increase communication between school and home regarding a student’s performance in the classroom. 503 more words


Damaged Goods? Surviving Mental Illness... My way!

I sit here tonight, laying it all on the table…

For so long, I have been stuck in my own head, struggling to catch my breath! 1,404 more words

Learning Tool Exploration 4: Moodle

For my last Learning Tool I decided to explore Moodle http://moodle.com/. Moodle is free and very versatile. I have not used Moodle but some of the classes at the school where I did my internship used Moodle. 257 more words

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