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About heakor

I am from Kentucky, currently a 5th grade teacher and a grad student. I love to sing, read, and hang out at a beach or pool. I am a huge Louisville Cardinals fan and I love the NFL. Seahawks and Steelers. Fantasy Football takes up most of my August-January :) I blog right now about teaching and technology. Check me out!

Service Learning

Hey! I am excited to start a new blog about service learning. I have learned so much about what service learning is: truly learning by giving back to the community and benefiting the community. Service learning is a great way … Continue reading

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World Class Learners- Blog Post #4

Access information and reference sheet for this infograph here: LME 737. Korrell. Blog Post 4 Reference Sheet

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World Class Learners- Blog Post #3

1. Zhao says, “China cannot have a Steve Jobs”, and he goes on to explain why. What drastic changes would China need to make in their educational system so that an entrepreneur like Steve Jobs could survive and start a … Continue reading

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World Class Learners- Blog Post #2

1. Discuss two points on which Robinson, Pink, and Zhao would agree about the entrepreneur spirit and developing this disposition in youth. Robinson, Pink, and Zhao could agree on a couple of points when talking about the entrepreneur spirit. All … Continue reading

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World Class Learners- Blog Post #1

1. Before reading any farther, how would you predict that an “entrepreneurial mindset” (Zhao, 2012, p. 5) would change education today? What would be some specific changes at your school if we truly embraced this mindset toward education at your … Continue reading

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Prensky Response # 3

1.      Discuss two points on which Prensky and Tim Brown would agree. Give at least one additional resource and tie it into your discussion.          See the Prezi below!

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Prensky Response #2

      1.How do you prevent technology from taking over the curriculum essentials that you are trying to teach? What role do Prensky’s “verbs” and “nouns” pose in answering this question? Justify your answer         Preventing technology from taking over the … Continue reading

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Prensky Response #1

Discuss the apparent contradiction of the video “I Need My Teachers to Learn” and Prensky’s comments that “teachers do not need to learn to use it [technology] themselves.” How could you compare the ultimate goal of both approaches? Your opinion? … Continue reading

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Me, A Blogger??

I never really thought of myself as being a blogger. Putting my ideas out there for the entire world to see, doing my deep thinking electronically, and being an open book. Starting a technology course for my graduate studies has … Continue reading

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