Personal Learning Network Scott Siettmann TEC-591 Internship Master of Education Curriculum & Instruction: Technology
Welcome to my Personal Learning Network This Personal Learning Network will involve the following… Colleagues Professional Subject Matter Experts Professional Resources Topics of Interest
Colleagues Donald Vigil Delta High School Technology Instructor Constant source of support and great to bounce ideas off of Kelly Ryan-Johnson Delta High School English Teacher and Web-design instructor Imaginative instructor who inspires with technology Anthony Cooper School District IT coordinator Technical guru that everyone needs to know! Rarely seen in person!
Professional Subject Matter Experts Kevin Kumashiro Ph.D. Author of Bad Teacher! How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture Cindy Long NEA Today staff writer Allan Collins Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology
Professional Resources- General Trends in Education NEA Today Journal written by education experts of the National Education Association CEA Journal Journal written by education experts of the Colorado Education Association Education Week-Free Content Education articles shared online http://www.edweek.org/ew/section/free-content/index.html http://www.edweek.org/ew/section/free-content/index.html
Professional Resources- Technology Education Focus Journal of Educational Technology & Society Online peer-reviewed journal http://www.ifets.info/http://www.ifets.info/ The Journal of Information Technology Education Online journal on cutting edge technology education http://jite.org/ http://jite.org/
Topics of Interest for Professional Growth Online Assessment I’d like to find cost effective ways to do more online assessment in my school to reduce waste and give immediate feedback to students. Distance Education My district is losing students to alternative forms of schooling. I want our district to offer other options for students so they don’t feel they have to leave our district. Student ePortfolios Continue to research how to inspire student growth and evaluate student ePortfolios effectively.
Conclusion The journey through the “Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction: Technology” has been difficult, time consuming, rewarding, and extremely educational. While this internship brings me to the end of this program I know I am only just beginning my journey through education. To continue this journey it is important to look forward and surround myself with colleagues, experts, resources, and topics that will give me direction and aid with growth. I have learned a lot! Enough to know to value good people and resources. This Personal Learning Network of mine will always be a tremendous source of inspiration, information, and support.