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S is for Sharing

S is for Sharing

What is it about deadlines? No matter when I start or how good my intentions are the due date always creeps up on me. And this time I didn’t think I was going to make it. I think my main problem was that I couldn’t make up my mind about what I was going to(…)

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I exist in too many places!

I exist in too many places!

There is one part of the Course 5 final project that fills me with trepidation: “describe your Community Engagement experience with documented evidence of ongoing, back-and-forth communication” Why does this frighten me? Basically because I don’t do this, or at least I don’t do this well – I have not yet found a way to nurture(…)

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Final Project Refined

Final Project Refined

My plan for my final project is starting to come together in my mind. It always seems to take me a while to percolate ideas. I think I have two main stumbling blocks with this project – first of all my last plan was a little too large in scope with no real focus and(…)

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Final Project In Progress

Final Project In Progress

I have hummed and hawed over this final project for weeks (and sent rambling messages to my coach, the ever patient Clint Hamada) but I think I have an idea now of what I would like to do: My Project Proposal: What: As a Digital Literacy Coach and the Technology Coordinator I would like to(…)

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Virtualness and Family

Virtualness and Family

My parents emigrated to Canada in 1964, leaving behind friends and family as they tried to make their way in the world. I do believe the separation was hardest on my mom. I remember as a young child the excitement in the house of the post arriving with an edition of the hometown newspaper, months(…)

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Back On The Horse

Back On The Horse

Def. 1 (verb) To attempt the same challenging action after failure. Apparently derived from an old adage: “You have to get back on the horse that threw you.” Def. 2 (verb) To get back into a habit. Traditionally this would refer to a good habit, but sarcastically might refer to a bad habit or addiction.(…)

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Message Received Loud and Clear

Message Received Loud and Clear

Twitter is speaking to me tonight. I’m am trying to focus and write a blog post – and then I get a notification so I flip over to Twitter and of course other things catch my eye and here we are an hour later and no post… But I hear you Twitter – COETAIL is(…)

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Course 4 Week 6 Final Project – Wetlands and eBooks

Course 4 Week 6 Final Project – Wetlands and eBooks

I struggled with this project. Being a Coordinator and a Coach and not having a class of my own has changed my focus and perspective and how I think about things. This was made clear for me when I started to think about the 6 Facets of Understanding for the unit I chose and I couldn’t(…)

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