Hi, my name is Sarah Wright. I am in my fourth year of the education program at the University of Regina. I am originally from Estevan, Saskatchewan, a small city at in southeast corner of the province. This year I am doing my internship in Oxbow, Saskatchewan at Oxbow Prairie Horizon School in grade 8.
Over the past 5 years I have worked at my local library, which is a place that encourages everyone in the community to become digital. Through technology we are able to give our patrons more access to books and media, including a service called Hoopla that allows users to have access to books and movies on their tablets. Technology can open many doors for people, especially in education where both the student and teacher can benefit.
Through my time at the University of Regina, I have been asked to blog within most of my education classes. It allows students to connect with each other, their instructors and other people within their professions. I will be using the blog primarily to reflect on the content I am learning within my classes. There are many teachers within Canada that have amazing blogs to connect teachers to others and give helpful tips to be the best educator you can be. Blogs are not the only network that teachers use, as there are many teachers on Instagram and twitter that can help brighten a teacher’s day with their positivity and stories. One of my personal favorites is Joe Dombrowski, or most commonly known as mrdtimes3 online. I look forward to learning more about blogging and its use in the classroom.