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    The DS106 World – My Final Reflection

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    This week I say goodbye to my digital storytelling peers through University of Colorado Denver. Before I do I want to reflect on my learning throughout this course and how I have progressed in my learning. If you want to see in more detail how and what I created this …

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    New Literacies Review (Ch. 8) – Social Learning in Education

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    Each week I continue my reading and review of the book “New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning” written by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel. This week is all about chapter 8: “Social learning and new literacies in formal education”.

    Beings this is the last chapter of this book, there …

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    Daily Create – Picture of a Shadow

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    This Daily Create was so fun to do! Reader’s were challenged to take a picture of a shadow. What made this one special for me is I’m staying at my Dad’s girlfriend’s place in Michigan on a vacation and she has a lot of really cool artwork and collectibles in …

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    Magical Light – Daily Create

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    Today’s Daily Create ask for a picture of “magical light”. I have to say I live in the most magical place in the United States – Colorado. Therefore, I picked a picture of the rays of the sun coming through and enhanced them. Nothing is more magical than being outside …

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    Haiku – Daily Create

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    For my next Daily Create assignment, I have to write a haiku poem from the point of view of someone who is going to die. I decided to take a more humorous approach to the challenge. Here it is:

    Was it all worth it?

    Did I live my short life …

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    New Literacies Review (Ch. 5) – Blogs

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    Each week I continue my reading and review of the book “New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning” written by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel. This week is all about chapter 5: “Blogs and Wikis”. I will be focusing primarily on blogs.

    Chapter 5 really focuses on how individuals use …

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    Pen A Tweet – Daily Create

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    Today’s Daily Create assignments asks readers to handwrite a tweet!

    If you look at my handwriting its not that bad, however students tend to give me a hard time about letters. When you are a high school math teacher you use lot of letters as variables. In this example I …

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    Happy 4th of July – Daily Create

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    Today’s Daily Create asks readers to draw something on a napkin. In honor of the 4th of July I drew the following:

    Couple things I noticed about myself while doing this project. Even though I’m extremely artistic, I do not own colored pencils!!! I was planning on coloring it in …

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    New Literacies Review (Ch. 4) – Mash-ups and Remixes

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    Each week I continue my reading and review of the book “New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning” written by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel. This week is all about chapter 4: “New Literacies and Social Practices of Digital Remixing”.

    Only recently had society not only started thinking of “remixing” …

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    New Literacies Review (Ch. 3) – Different Technologies

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    This week I continue my reading and review of the book “New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning” written by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel. This week is all about chapter 3: “New Literacies: technologies and values”. 

    Chapter 3 goes into great detail about many different ways we use “new” …

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