New Arduino To Play With

So, all this "making" stuff made me scratch and itch that I have had for a while:   Rocking the new Arduino#maet #makered #arduino pic.twitter.com/q1I8rhqVSc — Drew Shaw Ayrit (@drewayrit) June 4, 2016 My first custom program: random RGB LED color selector. So proud.#maet #makered #arduino pic.twitter.com/uPLoSnKKEu— Drew Shaw Ayrit…

PLN – What POPs to mind?

Our assignment this week is CEP810 was to do something thinking about our personal learning networks (PLNs). I laid out the little web above using a tool called, Popplet, to give myself of visual of my current PLN, and then I started doing some reflecting on what this means. Basically,…

Thrift & Print

This week in CEP811 we had to pursue a "thrifting" project. Thrifting is essentially taking junk and making it into something useful. Fortunately, this is already something I do on a fairly regular basis (I'm a cheap, cheap, person), so I already had a bunch of junk lying around that…

Teaching & Learning In The New Media

This week in CEP810 is focused on new media literacy. We were challenged with reading regarding how education can and must incorporate aspects of new media (ie: the internet) into the curriculum in meaningful ways. If we don't, our education system is going to quickly find itself of little relevance…

Fish Is Fish

One of our first tasks was to watch this video of the children's book Fish is Fish by Leo Lionni being read, and reflect on how this relates to learning and understanding. "Fish is Fish" by Leo Lionni (Random House, 1974) The book does a nice job of highlighting the…