Holly D. Landez ePortfolio

Category: Beliefs


Action Research Plan and Reflection: School Library Engagement with 3D Printing

This session of EDLD 5315 Assessing Digital Learning & Instruction has provided authentic, timely and relevant learning to help me succeed in the role as a District Instructional Technologist. I now have the skills that I need to drive the…

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Innovative Themes for Learning: School Library Engagement with 3D Printing

Review of the Literature What type of activities and materials can schools provide in libraries that will engage students, pique their interest for challenging topics and promote authentic learning?  How can school libraries become bustling learning hubs, allowing educators to…

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Crucial Conversations and Steps to Becoming a Self-Differentiated Leader with Purpose

What does it take be a successful leader and innovator? Leadership can be considered a craft built on skills that must be developed and honed over time. Communication is one of those many key skills. Throughout this class session, Leading…

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Growth Mindset for All Plan Revisited

In her book Mindset: The new psychology of success, Carol Dweck explains that the growth mindset is the belief that everyone can learn, change and grow if they make efforts, seek help and develop strategies (Dweck, 2017). Mindset compares both fixed and growth…

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Learning Philosophies in Action

It is my belief that learning is very personal and can be a messy amalgamation of inputs and experiences. Each learner absorbs knowledge in a different way based on their experiences, natural abilities and opportunities. Learning styles and motivation for…

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Cultivating to Connect

SWAY Presentation Creating Significant Learning Environments in the New Culture of Learning What if we could transform the landscape of education so that students would be driven to learn, and feel successful and empowered? What if we could teach the…

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Who Owns the Portfolio? Who Owns the Ideas?

In a recent class session we discussed who owns the learning portfolio. That was such an interesting discussion because we talked about the fact that an educational institution may own the data, but the learning, and intellectual property should belong…

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Process Before Product

I am absolutely convinced that ePortfolios are an indispensable method for showcasing visible learning by students for so many reasons. Primarily, working through the process of creating a tangible portfolio product, regardless of what platform it is in, is where and how the learning…

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Digital Learning and Leading Reflection

I have already gained so much from the first two classes of the Digital Learning and Leading program!  I have stretched myself further than I previously believed that I could or would. This is largely due to the fact that the…

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Learning Manifesto

The Learning Manifesto of Holly D. Landez Click to read this book, made with Book Creator https://read.bookcreator.com My Learning Manifesto Everyone Can Learn I strongly believe that every student can learn if they are provided the optimum opportunities and learning…

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