TED Talk: How to Spot a Liar

I watched the TED Talk called “How to Spot a Liar”. I really enjoyed watching this video. I decided to watch this particular video because I thought it would be very interesting! I mean, who doesn’t know someone who lies?? I could personally probably name several people who lie constantly, and they probably don’t even…

Hacking my Cooking

All week I have been thinking non-stop about what I want to do for my Independent-Learning Project. I am a terrible decision maker, and this was a big job for me! I can’t decide what I want for dinner, let alone what I want to dedicate myself to for a whole semester?! What do I…

How to Hack in Real Life

Isn’t it so true that the change of a lens can completely transform what you’re looking at? Hunter is absolutely correct when he says that “learning happens when we make things”. You learn when you DO. Why not hack everything in your life? I mean, every thing does have room for improvement. I immensely enjoyed…

Digital Literacy

Technology is an up-and-coming thing in the educational world. Almost all of my classes that pertain to education have taught me that technology should be, and is, used in the classroom quite a bit! Children seem to learn well by using technology, since they have been immersed in it from such a young age. What…

My Life as a Learner; it’s not always easy

Drive and self motivation are hard things to learn. I am not naturally great at school, in order to do well, I have to try really hard. I have to study a lot to do well on tests, it takes me a while to finish my homework.. but I have learned that I can do…