Valary's Vision of a Modern Secondary Mathematics Classroom

"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome." – Arthur Ashe

Bram Stoker said that we learn from failure not from success. My experiences with this have been clouded by my fixed mindset. Dweck’s power of yet has prompted a change in perspective in my own fortitude and self-confidence (2015). The word “yet” can open a world of possibilities for any learner as they wander through the vastness of education. My thoughts on the importance of Mindset can be further explored here.

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Education has been approached the same way for over a hundred years. Many have spent their lives researching ways to make learning more meaningful and personal. Piaget even went as far as to warn of the consequences of teaching learners today as we have done in the past. Educators have an obligation to purposefully utilize technology in such a way that it contributes to the creation of significant learning environments that will lead to choice, ownership, and voice through authentic learning, also known as CSLE+COVA (Harapnuik et. al 2018). My own aspirations for leading for change in the classroom and in my community are found in my Innovation Project.

With the continual development of my ePortfolio, I will put on display my failures ad successes through the Applied Digital Learning (ADL) program in hopes to continue my own growth and evolvement as a self-declared life-long learner. I am optimistic that with ongoing collaboration with my peers and professors my learning will be of benefit to others. I appreciate you joining me on this challenging endeavor.

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