In the same vein as the previous post, I have produced a second online magazine, I will pray for you. This is in an effort to continue engaging the girls of Zaatari Refugee Camp online in the E- Learning Space and … Continue reading The Girls of Zaatari and the Liminal Space.
The Teachers Without Borders website uses a variety of social media and online publishing tools as a way to publish and share information, research and tell the stories of those they encounter. One of the self publishing websites they use … Continue reading The Girls of Zaatari – a gateway to an E- Learning Space.
Greetings to all, far and wide, your thoughts and input are welcome here. Please explore this Future Learning Space, a creation encouraged through the ACU 4th Year Upgrade University paper, Learning Spaces (EDFD459) overseen by lecturer, Adam Staples. My focus is around … Continue reading Welcome to my Future Learning Space for the Girls of Zaatari Refugee Camp.
Tragically, approximately 470,000 have lost their lives due to the Syrian conflict. Life expectancy is reported to have dropped by 14 years to 56 from 70.I literally googled “470,000 dots” and found this graphic that may help us get our … Continue reading The End?
When I began the path to upgrading my teaching qualification, I couldn’t get my head around what online learning actually entailed. Enrolment, fee paying and study, I had those covered. My confusion was more about access, content delivery and which … Continue reading Online Learning – where is the “like” button?
If I am on a plane or sitting in a public place, I love to people watch. I make random and outlandish assumptions about the people I am watching and invent their life within my imagination. I am sure that these … Continue reading The taste of home.
Reading about the plight of the young girls ( and boys) caught in the Syrian conflict, it seems almost impossible for them to engage with Education with any substance or consistency. There a selfish element to the comparisons I make … Continue reading Choice and why this freedom cancels out hardship.
This week I have been researching online for content for an assignment. I’m required to create a Future Learning Space (FLS) for the girls of the Zataari Refugee Camp in Jordan. This FLS is to exist within the e-learning space … Continue reading In Solidarity.
It’s not new, global refugees. They have existed my whole existence and tonight, my heart is heavy. The information has always been there, but I have never felt the need or been lead to read about the plight of refugees. … Continue reading On reflection.
My first thought was, “Who knew”? While we all have existed in these spaces, I didn’t refer to them under these names. As a child who didn’t particularly enjoy school, it gave me comfort that an adjustment or even the recognition … Continue reading Learning spaces- my new understandings and perceptions.
For me, a large part of studying is the acceptance of self and what I achieve. Is it good enough, does it have value, will I pass? I have the motivation and when I can relax and quieten my … Continue reading EDFD459: My taxonomy of reflection.
This week, the fundamentals of education have been wiped from my intellect by the fundamentals of basic human rights. Given the world of extremes that we live … Continue reading The fundamentals of education