I wanted to make a new post to give thanks to ALL of my colleagues!! As previously mentioned, I can not always comment to everyone's blog, but I wanted to make a space here to say THANK YOU to everyone who commented this term!! Your encouragement, kind words, support and feedback means the world and … Continue reading WK8 – Time to move on
Ahaaaa!!! See what I did there 😉 When we take a look at adjourning, it is the last stage of the five stages of team development. In the adjourning stage, the project is coming to an end and all of the team members are moving in their own directions. This stage gives everyone a chance … Continue reading A(d)Journ(ing)+ey
After our communication assessments last week, I realized that I might be too forward, too honest, and too true. Now, around 65% of people would take this as an advantage to my personality. However, the other 35% are intimidated and feel that I over-power them with my thoughts, ideas, and creativity. I will never apologize … Continue reading Disagreements, arguments and how to make them better!!
Communication Communication Communication Communication is something that comes naturally…for some people. We send and receive messages through an exchange of words in order to get to a point or in social groups, just to mumble! After doing my own communication assessment I was highly surprised that I considered myself like the average person does (I … Continue reading Assessing Communication!
When we look at diversity, we look at more than what the eye can see! Diversity is in our blood, our character and in the way we carry and express ourselves! We have learned that our encounters with others occur within overlapping situational, relational, and cultural contexts. Culture is a learned system of thought and … Continue reading Communication and Culture
So, my project is to watch a TV series that I do not usually watch. First with the sound off and then with the sound on. This will help me to analyze an unknown situation without knowing what they are saying and then with the sound on. Since I pretty much watch every TV series … Continue reading Communication in a short film!
Communication is VITAL for survival in this world! I only started realizing this when I started to travel! Imagine yourself in a country where nobody speaks your language. You realize as you get by that being able to communicate is important. Buying food, asking directions, doing simple things like paying utilities and phone bills or … Continue reading Competent Communication
Learning about diversity has taught me to see the broad range of experiences and perspectives that different cultures, languages and ethnically diverse students can offer. They are a powerful resource for us in the classrooms. Instead of casting these students in the corner, my hope is to embrace the opportunity that I have to engage … Continue reading Personal Sides!!
If I knew I would have a new student in my class from another country before they arrive, it would already be a bonus! It does not matter what country that child and family would be from, my plans would be the same! For me, it would not matter where the child is from. They … Continue reading Welcoming new families!!
What is Bias, Prejudice & Oppression? Before I scribble down experiences, I wanted to have a deeper understanding of these words. We hear them all the time, but do we actually know what they mean? They have been thrown around so easily, and people being victims of these occasions, are daily. Easy definitions: I moved … Continue reading Bias, Prejudice & Oppresion