A Day in the Life

SOME BACKGROUND

I was a full-time social studies teacher for fourteen years. For the last five years of that time, my wife, also a social studies teacher, stayed at home to raise our four children. In 2009, my wife wanted to get back into full-time teaching.…

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Stories – Using a New Technology to Tell My Story

The past couple weeks #etMOOC has been focusing on storytelling. While that was going on, I was focusing on my instructional design for eLearning course that I am taking from UW-Stout toward earning a graduate certificate. I highly doubt that the certificate will help me get a job but the course is haiku deckkeeping me occupied.…

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Uncertainty of Abundance and Choice

It has been one of those wild and crazy weeks. Work has been stressful and now I am taking two courses, one on e-learning instructional design for credit and toward a certificate, and the etMOOC. I thought for sure that my blogging would take a hit this week, as I also need Crazy Week Cat Memeto plan a presentation on teachers using twitter in the classroom.…

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I’m Feeling Tired

I feel like I have been left in the wilderness to wander. I know, I know, Moses did it for forty years and I have only been doing it for four. I enjoy #etMOOC and all of the interactions with people who I feel are superstars in education.…

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What? Squirrel! What did he say? Who’s that? Why’s that so Funny?

I have to say that after my first encounter with a MOOC, am I the only one this slow on the uptake? I felt like my head was spinning for the whole hour. Links whipped by so fast in the chat portion of the screen that it seemed pointless to try and keep up.…

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#etMOOCs Official

I’m Tim Scholze and this is my very first MOOC. I have been involved in social media on a regular basis for about three months now. I have, however, taken online courses from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. I have a graduate certificate in instructional design and I begin the third in a five course sequence for a graduate certificate in eLearning in a couple weeks.…

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MOOCs A Comming – #etMOOC

This week begins the official start of my EdD program. I just completed a poll on twitter about what issues teachers feel need more research concerning educational technology and student learning. Today begins my first MOOC. I am excited to be involved with so many great people!…

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