Welcome to ED554: Week 1 (Due June 2)

“I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. ”   ~ Albert Einstein
Welcome to week 1!!!

In Class:

Required Reading/Exploring/Watching:

– 5 Reasons Your Students Should Blog by George Couros

– Choose one blog from the list of recommended blogs and read through as many postings as you can.

– Watch Digital Media* New Learners of the 21st Century and explore resources shared on the site.

Is There a Best Way to Develop the 4Cs in all Students? by P21

– Identify a learning standard for your content area and grade level as a target of focus for the semester (see your content area standards and/or the ISTE NETSAASL, or VA Dept of Ed Site)

– First time blogger? Check out this video to get up to speed – Blogs in Plain English

Post 3 responses on your blog:

1 – post a review/highlights about the blog you chose to read throughout this course.
2- choose one of the Learning programs highlighted in the Digital Media* New Learners of the 21st Century video (52 minutes) and share your reaction in relation to the 4Cs.
3- What standard are you using as a target of focus this semester? How can you link activities for the 4Cs to this standard?

***Be sure to regularly check  your Marymount U Gmail and ED554 course blog for announcements related to this class.

Our Syllabus – https://goo.gl/bHH33f