Okay guys, here is my video for this week. I thought I would be neat and add some music too the video this time. I also wanted to switch up my style and do a silent video instead of me talking in the video. I wasn’t sure as to what to learn this week for … More Colours Galore!
As I was watching the video on youtube, I came to the realization that the world of youtube is scary but also amazing. If you think in a broad sense about what has came from youtube it’s incredible. People have been discovered as amazing talented singers (aka. Justin Bieber). Some have created very negative videos, … More youtube is scary….yet amazing
So this week I participated in a education chat called #5thchat. When I seen this I assumed it would be content based for grade five (or the upper elementary) but it was actually quite different than I thought. The chat was very centred around student engagement. I really enjoy this topic so I was really … More #5thchat
As I was listening to the presentation about cultural appropriation, I thought back about a time that I experienced this first hand. I went to a k-12 school in Gull Lake. In my grade three year, I remember that we had a specific day of school where we were to dress up like another culture. … More Cultural Appropriation
Update: This week I learned how to say “Hi my name is Hailie,” and “Nice to meet you.” I realized: It was harder than I thought to learn a phrase. Its especially hard to learn two phrases and then get all the signs down. I mixed up some of the signs of each phrase Take … More Hi my name is H-a-i-l-i-e
In other university classes, I have learned a small portion of what “we are all treaty people” meant. As I have taken this class, I have come to understand that “we are all treaty people” is more than just me living on treaty four land right now. It extends to the fact that I am … More Spirit and Intent of Treaties
When I first created an account for Feedly, I found it really difficult to navigate. When I first typed in words so that I could follow blogs, not a ton of things were coming up. I started with #education, #teaching, #classroom. These gave me some of the blogs that I follow but I didn’t feel … More Feedly is fun….. or is it?
Hi guys, so this week, I focused on learning the alphabet in sign language. I was on my way home from Regina to my hometown for the weekend with my mom. I have the “sign school” app that shows me the letter and it’s sign. My mom and I went through each letter individually and … More Watch me struggle to remember the alphabet……
To experience the pipe ceremony with Alma was something that was quite special to me. I felt empowered as I was smoking the pipe and as Alma was talking to us about her culture. I never really understood the importance of pipe ceremonies to the Aboriginal culture. I think that by doing this it opened … More Pipe Ceremony with Alma
Okay so I definitely think my learning project is neat. What I am going to be doing for my learning project is learn a little bit of ASL (American Sign Language). This has actually interested me for quite some time and I thought this would be a good opportunity to try it. I have worked … More Let’s Get To Learning…..