Timeline of Critical Incidents.
Started researching what ‘Connected Learning’ entails.
Started researching blogs and their associated tools.
Developed an understanding of ‘Connected Learning Environments’ related to Ito et al. (2013).
Joined Twitter. Gradually added new individuals to follow and gradually gathered new followers.
Tweets 3 Following 5 Followers 2
Set up my blog ‘Phonics: the key to successful reading’
23/4 researched new hashtags. Added new hashtags and slowly followed new members and gathered new followers. Became confident enough to comment on other professional’s blogs.
29/4 added Pinterest.
Tweets 12 Following10 Followers 3
Continued adding to my blog. #decodablereaders
Became more involved in Twitter. Searched for large businesses and individuals to follow.
13/5 main blog completed
Infographic added to Twitter
No response for infographic. Maybe due to time posted.
Began to connect my blog to my twitter account.
Responding to other blogs with new confidence in my viewpoint.
Dave Ayer one difficult man to win over in terms of the value of phonics instruction but we did. 🙂
A new research paper reinforcing the crucial role phonics plays in early reading instruction was just published. A great conclusion for those of us passionate about phonics instruction.