#EDTC300 Blog Post #10: Contribution to Learning of Others

Hey Everyone Welcome to my 10th and final Blog Post of the semester. In this blog post, I will be going over how I have contributed to the learning of my peers and connected to my fellow learners over the past few months during my time in #EDTC300. Over the past few months, we haveContinue reading “#EDTC300 Blog Post #10: Contribution to Learning of Others”

Painting with Jesse Week #10: The Final Canvas

Hey Everyone, Thanks for checking in on the Final Week of Painting with Jesse. The winter semester is coming to an end and so is my EDTC 300 class. This means my Painting with Jesse Learning Project is also coming to an end. This will be the tenth and final edition of Painting with Jesse.Continue reading “Painting with Jesse Week #10: The Final Canvas”

#EDTC300 Blog Post #9: Coding with Flappy Bird

Hey Everyone, Thanks for checking in this week. So, this week in my EDTC 300 class we discussed the topic of coding. For many, including myself, coding is still a less understood topic. I did not know what coding was until I learned about it in my Computer Science 100 several years ago. I rememberContinue reading “#EDTC300 Blog Post #9: Coding with Flappy Bird”

Painting with Jesse Week #9: It’s an Abstract World & More!

Hey Everyone, Thanks for checking in this week. This is the 9th week of Painting with Jesse. Only one more to go. This Week… So, this week I tried a couple of new things. First thing is that I tried making an abstract painting for the first time. And secondly, I used oil paints forContinue reading “Painting with Jesse Week #9: It’s an Abstract World & More!”

#EDTC300 Blog Post #8: Fighting back againts Fake News!

Hey Everyone, Welcome back to the 7th blog post of my EDTC 300 class. Recently, we have been discussing the importance of digital citizenship. For this blog post, I will be looking more specifically at the 4th element of digital citizenship which is Digital Literacy. The 9 elements of digital citizenship are important for ourContinue reading “#EDTC300 Blog Post #8: Fighting back againts Fake News!”

Painting with Jesse Week #8: Using iMovie and Improving my Skills

Hey Everyone, Welcome to the 8th edition of Painting with Jesse! This week I continued to work on my skills with the brush while trying out another video-making tool. Last week I tried Animoto and this week I am trying out iMovie for the first time. This will be the third video-making tool I haveContinue reading “Painting with Jesse Week #8: Using iMovie and Improving my Skills”

#EDTC300 Blog Post 7: Your Second Identity… The Digital One!

This Week! This week in my educational technology class we talked about digital identity and how the lines between our real and online identities are beginning to blur. It seems that almost everyone has some kind of digital presence online whether it be large or small. And with this digital presence comes a digital identity.Continue reading “#EDTC300 Blog Post 7: Your Second Identity… The Digital One!”

Painting with Jesse #7: Using Animoto

Hey Everyone, Welcome back to another week of Painting with Jesse! This week I continued to improve on my painting skills while also learning about another tech tool. As I mentioned in my last post, this week I was going to try the video-making tool, Animoto. This is the second video-making tool I have triedContinue reading “Painting with Jesse #7: Using Animoto”

#EDTC300 Blog Post #6: The Digital Part of Citizenship

Digital Citizenship This week in my EDTC 300 class we discussed the importance of digital citizenship and how we can connect it to the curriculum here in Saskatchewan. Digital citizenship is really what it sounds like, being a good citizen in the online world. In today’s digital world the topic of digital citizenship is comingContinue reading “#EDTC300 Blog Post #6: The Digital Part of Citizenship”

Painting with Jesse Week 6: Practice Makes Perfect

Hey Everyone! This Week… This week I decided to paint one painting which is similar to last week’s. This week, however, I decided to add a bit of my own touch to it. For the painting this week, I once again used the paint dot method to fill in the background. The first time IContinue reading “Painting with Jesse Week 6: Practice Makes Perfect”

#EDTC 300 Blog Post #5: A New Age of Tech in the Classroom

Back in my Day… I am only 24 years old but when I start talking about technology it makes me feel old. Even since I was in school the role of technology has changed so much. In elementary school, I remember using clunky old writing and math programs on the multicolored mac desktop computers. WeContinue reading “#EDTC 300 Blog Post #5: A New Age of Tech in the Classroom”

Painting with Jesse Week 5 – Getting the right Shade

Hey Everyone, Welcome to this week’s blog of Painting with Jesse. For this week I decided to paint two separate paintings. They are both less detailed than last week’s painting however, they both involve using different techniques. I know I said last week I was going to try and not do landscape paintings this week,Continue reading “Painting with Jesse Week 5 – Getting the right Shade”

Painting with Jesse Week #4: Using Acnhor to make a Podcast

  Hey Everyone Welcome to another Painting with Jesse Blog, thanks for checking in. So, this week’s blog will be a bit different than previous weeks. My blog post and learning project post will be combined into one blog post. This week in my EDTC 300 class we were asked to document our progress thisContinue reading “Painting with Jesse Week #4: Using Acnhor to make a Podcast”

Painting with Jesse Week 3: Still Figuring it Out

Hey Everyone, This Week I decided to take one last week to practice some new skills before I do some tutorial painting. So, this week I decided to paint a couple different flags. Something simple but still allows me to practice some of the tips I have picked up over the last couple weeks. IContinue reading “Painting with Jesse Week 3: Still Figuring it Out”

Weekly Blog Post #3: Making Twitter Useful

I have personally been on Twitter for several years now. However, I have only used it as a source for news of all kinds and not much else. I rarely posted anything except for the odd retweet, so I was just an observer on Twitter rather than a participant. One of the reasons I rarelyContinue reading “Weekly Blog Post #3: Making Twitter Useful”

Painting with Jesse Week 2: Get Ready to Paint

Hello Everyone! This week I am continuing with my experience in painting. I am still working with acrylic paints and will be for the next few weeks until I hopefully change over to oil paints. Last week if you look at my first learning project blog, I was just trying to practice a bit withContinue reading “Painting with Jesse Week 2: Get Ready to Paint”

Weekly Blog Post #2: Show me the Information

Hello Everyone! This past week in our Educational Technology class we discussed how we can use multiple sites to find information, news, feed’s, and resources based on your own interests and needs. We were introduced to a few different sites where this can be done. My professor introduced us to a site called Feedly. SheContinue reading “Weekly Blog Post #2: Show me the Information”

Painting with Jesse Week 1: Here we Go! My Jounery with Paint

Why Painting? For my Education Technology class, we have been asked to spend the next couple months trying to improve on a skill or a hobby using technology. We can really pick anything, and you do not necessarily have to show vast improvement but rather show how we can use websites, videos, apps, experts, etc.Continue reading “Painting with Jesse Week 1: Here we Go! My Jounery with Paint”

Introductory Blog Post

HELLO EVERYONE Welcome to the beginning of my journey through #EDTC300. My name is Jesse Braden, and I am currently enrolled in the Faculty of Educations Secondary Program at the University of Regina. I began at the University of Regina in the Faculty of Business Administration, but after a few semesters I knew that EducationContinue reading “Introductory Blog Post”

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