This module was a bit funny for me - it wasn't really hard, but it was in four parts looking at different aspects focusing on sharpening, printing and bit colour, and I wasn't too sure if I have answered the questions right. I noted down my observations for each part but I might need to … Continue reading Personal Goal: Photography – Module 9 Complete! (maybe….)
I have a confession to make: I was very very late to this discussion. Like, Q5 late. Unfortunately life happened but I was fortunate that I was still able to participate (more watched but I did get to add a couple of tweets) in the conversation about something that is an integral part of the … Continue reading Professional Goal: #EdChatNZ Twitter Chat – Inquiry Learning
The other day I posted a blog entry detailing the first day of the 2016 #EdChatNZ Conference held at Rototuna, Hamilton earlier this year. So today, I will continue with the second half of my post - I'd like to say that I will control my rambling a bit better this time round but can't … Continue reading PD, Conferences and the TA: EdChatNZ Day 2
Breezing through my modules! Module 8 is already completed and submitted! It was a smaller assignment this time, we just had to find out a bit about the equipment that we might need for our chosen field and then write a paragraph 'convincing' your husband/wife/bank manager that they should allow you to buy it … Continue reading Personal Goal: Photography – Module 8 Complete!
I have allowed myself a month for each module to be completed, but I raced through this one! I really did enjoy this module far more than the last module (which was about portraiture - see my previous blog post here). The focus on this assignment was to start looking at photography as a profession … Continue reading Personal Goal: Photography – Module 7 Complete!
Earlier in the year I attended a conference organised by #EdchatNz. #EdChatNz originally started off as a hashtag on twitter where educators could connect and discuss and question ideas and conceptions around Education. I came across them when I was sent a link to sign up for their free MOOC (massively open online course I … Continue reading PD, Conferences and the TA: Day 1 of EdChatNz
For my personal goal I had decided that I was going to restart my photography course which I had to put on hold earlier this year. At the time I had been working on Module 6: Portraiture - I prefer to take more landscapes and macro photography than photos of people so I found this … Continue reading Personal Goal: Photography – Module 6 Complete!
So, last Thursday I participated in my first #EdchatNZ twitter chat - a step forward on my professional goal (yay!). As for the chat itself, it was a bit....overwhelming and yet underwhelming at the same time.... I think that I wasn't really expecting so many people to be participating, and I just kinda got a … Continue reading Professional Goal: EdchatNZ Twitter Chat 1
After working through the steps from my previous posts (Goal Setting and Brainstorming), I have finally settled on 2 goals which I would like to work on, as well as deciding on some techniques that I think will help me with achieving them. So without further ado, My Goals....... *cue corny music* Professional Goal To continue … Continue reading Goal Setting – Finalising and Implementing
So, for the last week I have been working on setting up my personal and professional goals by following the steps I wrote about in my last post. Because I am a visual/kinetic person, I found that getting out the felt tips and brainstorming my ideas on paper really helped me to organise my thoughts. I'm … Continue reading Goal Setting – Brainstorming
As one of my first posts, I kinda figured that I should set myself some goals - professional, personal, habits I would like to work on etc. So I sat there and had a bit of a think, and came up with some general (and rather basic) goals ie/ Personal - be more purposeful with my time. … Continue reading Goal Setting – A Different Way
Hello, my name is Serena and I am a Teacher’s Aide. I recently attended a 2 day conference (awesome time - have many different ideas to write about - always a good start when you decide to write a blog!). Everyone was introducing themselves, Teachers, Specialists, Management, and then it came to me. Learning … Continue reading Welcome to my little blog of random ramblings!