After further exploration and analysis of the video game “MissionUS”, I have found a couple more of Gee’s principles to be present. As I explained in my first blog post, identity is definitely the most obvious one, given that a major aspect of the game is becoming a character and making decisions. After further thought, … Continue reading Video Game Experience Blog Post #2 →
Over the past few weeks, we have been exploring different video games in class, whether they be different in game play style or subject matter. After much consideration and exploration, I choose to more closely examine the game “MissionUS”, which is an American History based game intended for middle and high schoolers. In this game, … Continue reading Video Game Experience Blog Post #1 →
Here is the link to my timeline: https://www.sutori.com/en/story/the-history-of-special-education-learning-disabilities–5b5kZHwHPNDzvvW12pn86tpU For some reason, when I clicked the link from the blog post, there was an error going to the correct page, so I have emailed Dr. Shutkin the link as well. Bibliography: American Foundation for the Blind Editors (Copyright 2020). Chronology of Events in the History of … Continue reading History of the Present Timeline Project →
For our second Learning Experience of the semester, myself and the rest of Learning Circle 5 read the article “Urban School Reform, Family Support, and Student Achievement” by Kiersten Greene and Jean Anyon and created a lesson for the class based off of it. In this article, the authors dive into the issue of urban … Continue reading Learning Experience #2 Essay →
For our second Current Connection of the semester, myself and the rest of Learning Circle Five read “‘But I’m Not Gay’: what Straight Teachers Need to Know About Queer Theory” by Elizabeth J. Meyer. This article focused on queer theory in the classroom. The author first defined queer theory, which “questions taken-for-granted assumptions about relationships, … Continue reading Current Connection #2 Essay →
One- Describe Your Experience: My service placement for the semester is a Roxboro Middle School, which is only 10-15 minutes away from campus. Myself along with five other John Carroll students go every Thursday to work with a group of students ranging in age from sixth to eighth grade. They are part of a federally … Continue reading Service Learning Experience Blog Post →
This week, myself along with the rest of Learning Circle 5 read the article “The Radical Supreme Court Decision That America Forgot” by Will Stancil and developed a lesson for the class based off of it. The author goes into detail regarding the Supreme Court case Green v. New Kent County that many people in … Continue reading Learning Experience #1 Essay →
The main themes that our learning circle pulled from the article by John Dewey were socialization, high stakes testing, classroom community, and student interests. Some of these coincide with one another and all are equally important in creating a safe and inclusive classroom environment for all students. The first theme from our group, and the … Continue reading Current Connection #1 Essay →
This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the … Continue reading Introduce Yourself (Example Post) →
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