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Steven Secord

East Cohort, Extender Blogs

What’s in it for Me?

This post is in response to the #OExtend bank activity titled WIIFM, or What’s in it for me? Being a student who has almost always worked from the perspective of “Learning for the sake of learning” I need to remember that not everybody thinks like I do. Heck, very few people think like I do. … Continue reading What’s in it for Me?

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East Cohort, Extender Blogs

Is it C.R.A.A.P.?

This blog post is in response to “Holy CRAAP” from the #OExtend activity bank. The assignment asks us to evaluate resources using the CRAAP Test. As a brief summary for those who are not familiar with this framework, C.R.A.A.P. stands for: Currency – How dated is the resource? Relevance – What is its intended audience? … Continue reading Is it C.R.A.A.P.?

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East Cohort, Extender Blogs

Spritzlet and Reading Fast

This is a blog post in response to the Daily Extend #oext132. The instructions for today’s activity was to use the Spritzlet app to speed read an article. I choose to play some catch up on some Ontario Extend Blog Posts that I had fallen behind reading. The setup process was simple. Drag the icon to … Continue reading Spritzlet and Reading Fast

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East Cohort, Extender Blogs

Find Your Fit: Going Down the Rabbit Hole

This blog post is in response to the #OExtend (#ExtendEast) Activity titled Find Your Fit. The activity was to explore a series of  OER repositories (can be found here) and using some new skills learned during the module curate some resources that pertain to our course. The repositories we were looking through included some that … Continue reading Find Your Fit: Going Down the Rabbit Hole

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East Cohort, Extender Blogs

We Are All Different

As an instructor in the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University, Orillia I teach a variety of subjects including Digital Learning and Teaching, Math, and Science. One of the topics that my students struggle with  and misunderstand the most is the idea of differentiation. For many Teacher-Candidates differentiation is a box on the lesson plan […]

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East Cohort, Extender Blogs

We Are All Different

As an instructor in the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University, Orillia I teach a variety of subjects including Digital Learning and Teaching, Math, and Science. One of the topics that my students struggle with  and misunderstand the most is the idea of differentiation. For many Teacher-Candidates differentiation is a box on the lesson plan … Continue reading We Are All Different

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East Cohort, Extender Blogs

Extend East Cohort Kickoff Exit Ticket

Responding to the Exit Ticket activity here. Finishing up a great morning of Extending with a great group of people here at Fleming College. The Extend Ontario East Cohort is now live and I’m starting to think about how all of this is going to affect me in the next few weeks (months). First of all, this is some amazing stuff, and a lot more than I thought it was going to be when I rolled out of bed at […]

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