Coetail Final Project

Coetail Final Project

I can't believe that my Coetail journey is coming to an end, but I am excited to finish in such a high note introducing my final project with this post. The most important aim that I had for my final project, revamping my Creative Minds unit, was for students to have voice, choice and ownership [...]

Coetail Community Engagement – Expanding my PLN through Active Contribution and Participation

Coetail Community Engagement – Expanding my PLN through Active Contribution and Participation

As I approach the end of my Coetail journey and I reflect on how I have changed as an educator, I must acknowledge that not only the course itself has had an impact on me. With an approach to community learning, Coetail encouraged me to engage with my fellow cohort members through comments on each [...]

Creative Minds – A unit built on global connections and student agency

Creative Minds – A unit built on global connections and student agency

At the end of last year, when I choose to revamp my Creative Minds G6 English-Humanities unit (read more about it here), I was excited at the prospect of making the unit more grounded and relatable to my students. At the same time, I wanted my students to choose their own paths of inquiry according to [...]

Course 4 Final Project – Overhauling an MYP Individuals and Societies Unit

Course 4 Final Project – Overhauling an MYP Individuals and Societies Unit

Well, that went by really fast. I can't believe that I am already planning the final project of my Coetail journey. Without further ado, here is the rationale for my project. Why do you think this unit is a good possibility for your Course 5 project? I chose the Creative Minds unit from my Grade 6 [...]

Creative Commons – Here to Save you from a Copyright Impasse

Creative Commons – Here to Save you from a Copyright Impasse

Thirty-nine thousand years ago, humans were using images to record and communicate ideas, long before any form of writing was developed. In our digital era, this quintessential means of communication is more relevant than ever. With the amount of information available at a click's distance, images can help pique the audience's interest and steer them towards certain content, [...]

Harnessing the Power – Using the Web for Positive Change

Harnessing the Power – Using the Web for Positive Change

Undeniably, the web and social media have radically changed the way we interact with the world.  In particular, social media has played a huge role in changing the way we communicate and connect with others, offering a platform to spread and amplify messages across the globe and across all layers of society at a pace [...]