My ukulele is now in tune (or at least pretty close to being in tune) and I'm starting to learn a couple simple chords. The first chords that I'm putting together are C, G, A minor, and F. Progressing through chords is tough. Strumming is tough. That's alright though. On YouTube I again tuned into … Continue reading Starting Simple
Sitting down to take a deeper look into available apps and extensions that can help right now as a student, and in the future as a teacher is pretty over whelming. Like everything involving technology, there is just so much to go through. At first, I try to separate what could be helpful and what … Continue reading What’s Appening?
Not the start I was hoping for when it came to learning the Ukulele. The time hasn't been there, but with seeding wrapping up -- hopefully today -- the Uke will go ignored no longer. I had an opportunity to get the ball rolling a bit. It's not pretty, but it's a start. Check … Continue reading Rough Start
I first got Twitter in 2010. I had just moved to Saskatoon and started as the weekend sports anchor/reporter at Global Television. At first I was opposed getting on social media, as I had managed to stay off Facebook until then (and still have no Facebook account), and assumed Twitter was the same thing as … Continue reading A New Direction with Twitter
The first place I went in my search for finding blogs to subscribe to was feedly.com. Katia introduced us to that platform and it seemed like an easy website to navigate through. Right off the get go, it seemed easy to access. In the search engine, I typed in "education", something simple, and it brought … Continue reading Burrowing for Blogs
ECMP 355 presents an amazing opportunity to learn an instrument that I've had stuffed in my closet for the past few months; the Ukulele!!! It may not be pretty, but let's give it a whirl... https://youtu.be/I2qkqxWTn7g
Prior to coming to university, my experience with technology was pretty much limited to looking up sports statistics on the internet or watching YouTube. I do have some background knowledge with video editing, but all my editing had taken place on a larger scale than what is available on a PC. Outside of that, I've always … Continue reading Started slow, but coming along…