1. @mayrapelayo6

    And the reading continues…

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    Well, I have to say this week I did not get to read as much as I had to, or wanted to. However, I learned about a new author, Jonathan London. Apparently he has a series of books about Froggy and the many things he gets to do or learns …

  2. @mayrapelayo6

    Motivating myself to become a reader…

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    It has been several months since I started the journey of getting into the habit of reading. Along the road, I have found many obstacles; but I have also manage to read interesting books which have left me to wanting to continue reading more and more. I have been to …

  3. @mayrapelayo6

    It is Monday! What are you reading?

    by

    Stanley has been digging holes: five feet deep and five feet wide for the last few months ever since he was wrongly sent to a boys’ detention center in Camp Green Lake for supposedly stealing a pair of shoes. Louis Sachar, author of the book, Holes, and winner of the …

  4. @mayrapelayo6

    Reading Reflection…

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    I have to say that getting into the habit of constantly having a book in my hands is harder than I thought it would be. At the beginning of the semester, I learned I would have to stay busy reading many childrens books. I have to say I have tried …

  5. @mayrapelayo6

    Meme…what is next?

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    Dear Mr. Henshaw,

    Well, the book I chose this week to read has won a John NewBerry Medal. The book is called, Dear Mr. Henshaw, it was recommended by Mrs. Ellington and I am glad I chose it. This is a chapter book which has a few illustrations here and …

  6. @https://twitter.com/MCorbettWilson

    Lifetime’s of Learning

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    Fire engulfs a home

    Whenever I meet another glassblower I ask them “when did you first get in trouble for starting a fire?” They always have a story.

    I was about five when my mother called the fire department on me because I liked to play with matches. I can’t …

  7. @mayrapelayo6

    Meme…What is next?

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    “No Dogs or Mexicans Allowed in Public Park”

    “A fence which separates the black side of town from the white side”

    “There were signs all through town telling color people where they could and could not go”

    “We cater to White Trade ONLY”

    “Negro Students Stand Up by Sitting Down”…

  8. @mayrapelayo6

    It is Monday! What are you reading?

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    I have continued to find children’s book and my son has brought many from school as well. The three books we read this week were, Storms, At the Pond, and Jordan’s Catch. Although all three books are completely different from each other, Storms and At the Pond were my favorite …

  9. @mayrapelayo6

    Meme…What is next?

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    Well, since the book I read this week had to do with animals, I decided to read Touching Spirit Bear by, Ben Mikaelsen. In this book we are introduced to Cole, the main character and the kind of life he lived. One day, he  attacks another student and has to …

  10. @mayrapelayo6

    The One and Only Ivan

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    As I read through this book, there are many things I need to keep in mind such as the characters, theme, setting, and plot, among others. I believe that keeping all of these in mind helps the reader to better understand what is going on in the book.

    We are …

  11. @mayrapelayo6

    It is Monday! What are you reading?

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    I have been to the library several times to get books for this class, and of course, I have found many. My son also started school not too long ago, and he has been bringing books to the house to read; both of us get to do our homework and …

  12. @mayrapelayo6

    Finding time to read…

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    There have been many occasions where reading seems impossible, or so I think! But the question is, if I find plenty of time to watch television, why don’t I find some time to sit down and read a book as well? Being a “loyal” reader can be difficult, but …

  13. @mayrapelayo6

    It is Monday! What are you reading?

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    Many were the books I wanted to read this week, however, my son got the following books from his school last year and he loves them. Every time he has to read a book, he ends up reading these books. They are super cute and definitely lets your imagination …

  14. @mayrapelayo6

    My reading plan…

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    I definitely have to find time to sit down and read! After all, reading is good exercise for the brain, right? I hope that taking this Children’s Literature class will help me in my journey as a future teacher to better understand reading, and to help children learn to …

  15. @https://twitter.com/MCorbettWilson

    Learning Strategies and Goals

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    Oxford University

     

    “A university training…aims at raising the intellectual tone of society, at cultivating the public mine, at purifying the national taste, at supplying true principles to popular enthusiasm and fixed aims to popular aspiration…at facilitating the exercise of political power, and refining the intercourse of private life.”

    I …

  16. @mayrapelayo6

    Book Meme…

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    There are several books that come to mind for this book meme. My husband bought a book, The Secret, by Rhonda Byrne, which I have been trying to read for almost a year now, and to this date I still have not read it. In this book, the author  …

  17. @mayrapelayo6

    It is Monday! What are you reading?

    by

     

    The seven Blind Mice book is a cute story about several mice who are blind and try to find out what is going on at the pond. As each of them go out, they can not agree what is that they find until the last mouse goes.

     

     …

  18. @mayrapelayo6

    It is Monday! What are you reading?

    by

    Believe it or not, for this assignment I had to go to the library and find 30 Caldecott award winning books. Yes, 30 books! Out of those 30 books, I had to pick 15 which caught my attention. I have to say that reading children’s books can be fun.















    WHITE …

  19. @mayrapelayo6

    Why do we blog?

    by

    I had never heard about Kidlitosphere, and let alone what the name means. As I browsed at the website, I was excited to see how many teachers, librarians, authors, and illustrators are sharing their own stories, books, and suggestions with all of us. Looking through all the comments and suggestions, …

  20. @mayrapelayo6

    Reading Experiences

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    I have become the reader I am today because various people took their time to sit with me and teach me the beautiful world of reading. Reading and writing go hand in hand, without one it is hard to master the other one, and vise versa. If …

  21. @https://twitter.com/MCorbettWilson

    In the Valley of Hearts’ Delight

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    Bronze bust of DeWissant by Auguste Rodin

     

    I caught a ride to Stanford yesterday to discuss eportfolios with Dr. Helen Chen. We didn’t get a chance to talk at the recent Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) conference in Portland. My friend had an appointment at Stanford …

  22. @https://twitter.com/MCorbettWilson

    Hollywood

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    Well, I just got into town about an hour ago
    Took a look around, see which way the wind blow
    Where the little girls in their Hollywood bungalows

    Are you a lucky little lady in the City of Light
    Or just another lost angel?
    City of Night, City of Night,…

  23. @https://twitter.com/MCorbettWilson

    Digital Pedagogy redux

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    After hundreds of hours of research (online and otherwise), travelling to the University of Victoria, British Columbia, for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (twice!), taking the “Digital Pedagogy and Praxis” class, and talking with several of the presenters mentioned in this story at #DHSI last month: today I discovered the …

Western 106


An open ds106 experience built around a genre of Westerns. Get yer blog and ride with us! Not a course, it's... something else.

For a structured approach, follow the UMW Spring 2016 course taught by Paul Bond or the always available Open DS106

Western106 is still a happening thing! We got High Noon Radio Show going. And whatever else y'all invent.

Assignments from UMW DS106

  1. Week 14: Happy Trails

    by John Starr, from Rangers Comics #54 http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=418

    So here we are in the last weeks of the semester, about to ride off in the sunset of Western106. It’s been a great ride, and everyone should be proud of all the work they’ve done. I really appreciate the consistent creative …

  2. Week 13: The Wild Wild Web

    4/8/16 – 4/15/16

    For this week’s adventure, we’re going to play with web storytelling. This should be fun. I am going to quote extensively from the Open ds106 Course:

    In this unit we move to a different kind of storytelling, one that uses the space of existing web sites …

Blog Riders

Western106 Blogs (2992 posts). If yours is not listed, check for it in all blogs in DS106, we might need to add a tag. If the blog is new, sign it up now.

  1. #ds106
  2. #ds106 – Silence and Voice
  3. #western106 – Digital Mustard
  4. #Western106 – Is a Liminal Space
  5. #western106 – Reflecting Allowed
  6. 106 drop in
  7. 106 Outlaws
  8. A rambling ramble
  9. Another Storytelling Outlaw
  10. Aozora Bunko | Blue Sky Library
  11. arodzds106
  12. Ashley Pontiveros
  13. caritatblog
  14. Chomping at the Byte
  15. Clueless Tiff
  16. Cool Water
  17. Digital Cow
  18. Digital Literacy Topics
  19. ds106
  20. DS106 – A Point of Contact
  21. ds106 – bavatuesdays
  22. ds106 – DELISJA
  23. ds106 – ifaisalooh
  24. ds106 – Kevin's Meandering Mind
  25. ds106 – Leigh Ellis
  26. ds106 – Lloyd Evaroa
  27. DS106 – Sahanau Foundation
  28. ds106 – Sincerely, Sara
  29. ds106 – TRAVEL Anika
  30. Eat Live Play
  31. Emily’s Blog
  32. Erika Futuredart
  33. etmooc and beyond
  34. Hello!
  35. Hey Y’all
  36. I'm Like So Blonde
  37. itechspro
  38. Jay's Canvas
  39. Kelsey’s Blog
  40. Laura Clairifies Things
  41. LaVieMegan
  42. Learning Nuggets
  43. loganpriess
  44. Mark Corbett Wilson
  45. Mayra Pelayo
  46. My blog
  47. My Life As a Cowgirl.
  48. My Name is Hunter - Western106
  49. Natalie’s Computer Science Blog the Western Way
  50. nyasha
  51. PhillipLaclede
  52. PrestiDiGiLearnification
  53. Sahanau Foundation
  54. Sandy Springs Eternal
  55. Say You’ll Remember Me
  56. Spirit of the Wild West
  57. Sundown Street
  58. The Adventures of the Internet Kid and Horse
  59. The Good, the Bad and the Kelly
  60. The Lawman Shaw
  61. The Rootin’est Tootin’est Blog
  62. This IS My First Rodeo
  63. Undertaker
  64. Untitled
  65. Welcome
  66. Western 106 Dispatches – DS106 Tricks
  67. western106 – de•tri•tus
  68. western106 – I am Talky Tina
  69. western106 – Leigh Ellis
  70. western106 – Mind on Fire
  71. Western106 – Viv’z Blog
  72. Wild, Wild, Website

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