Friday, June 24, 2016

I really enjoyed my time at NCCAT. I feel that I learned a lot of useful information throughout the team building, seminars, and interacting with other teachers. I thought it was a great experience, and I am very glad I had the opportunity to attend this professional development.

Two things I plan on using in my classroom in the fall semester are Trello and Infographics. Trello is a great tool that I can integrate into my project management course that will help the students stay organized, and allow me to easily assess their progress on a project. The infographics seminar was my favorite seminar. I have been wanting to use infographics for the last year, but have not had the time to sit and think of ways to use it in my course. During the seminar, I had the chance to play around and brainstorm ideas on using infographics in my classroom.

My favorite session of the week was the EDCamp PBL sessions. It was very informative talking with other teachers who are implementing PBL learning into their classroom. I heard a lot of techniques that I plan on using with my lessons.

Friday, June 17

When I heard of the Kenan Fellows program I immediately thought that it would be a great opportunity for myself to grow professionally. I am a person who loves to learn, and the Kenan program seemed like a great chance to do so. I feel that I will learn a lot about technology, PBL learning, teaching strategies and grow my teaching network.