Everyday Life with Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC

On April 21, I attended my first ever EdCamp. Not really knowing what to expect, but hearing the rants and raves about how great edcamps are, I figured it had to be a win-win situation. Needless to say, I wasn’t disappointed in the least! The day began with coffee and networking in the morning. It’s …

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Comics are a great way for students to show their learning in a concise manner. They are limited to the speech/thought bubbles, but still allow for creativity and appeal to a variety of learning styles. Today I used Comic Life with my beginner Spanish class, and loved the creations that they came up with. Without …

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Being a leader in any societal realm requires one to stay current, step outside the box, challenge ideas, and learn. Sometimes it seems that people are stuck in their current state, using the same tools or devices, and unable to grow. Technology can be a difficult area to be a leader in, as current ways …

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“I don’t even understand why we have dictionaries. All you have to do is type a word into the internet and boom, you know what it means.” “I know, right? It’s so much easier. Any time I don’t know a word, I just type it into my app and it tells me.” “So true! I …

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