23 Matching Annotations
  1. Nov 2020
    1. deliciously ill-advised

      bad advice or actions that we enjoy doing

    2. ill-advised

      bad advice

    3. good bones

      structure, foundation

    4. shithole

      a really terrible place

    5. realtor

      a person who sells property like land, houses or apartments

    1. He wouldn’t

      Contrast to his 10-year-old self. Juxtaposition.

    2. “Really? You mean I didn’t die?”

      imagining a conversation with himself at 16

    3. If you’d described that scene to 10-year-old Muj, he’d have believed it. He probably would also have thought he was playing in the Premier League. And even though 10-year-old Muj would’ve just been learning the game of football on a field in Yemen with his friends, he’d still have believed it because his dream always was to become a famous footballer.

      He's telling us this was his goal/dream from when he was 10. He is talking about himself as "he". He also tells us he was in Yemen.

    4. running around the pitch in brand new trainers and sweating through a uniform with my name on the back. Loads of fans erupt in cheers when I score a goal!

      Imagery -- hear/see

    5. “You just scored the best goal of the entire tournament!”
      • dialogue
    6. Loads of fans erupt in cheers when I score a goal!

      His emotion - he's happy.

    7. It’s August 3, 2019, and I’m playing in a football tournament in a place called Bute Park, in Cardiff, Wales


  2. Oct 2020
  3. Jun 2020
    1. The literature review has revealed that SA technologycan serve different roles in different instructional tasks.

      The tool can be used for different purposes; do annotations differ depending on who sets the purpose (teacher or the students themselves)?

    2. SA tools have been found beneficial for collaborative learning. Manyresearchers recommend to use small teams to not only highlight andannotate web-based reading materials but also to engage in more sub-stantive learningactivities. Specifically, teams of 2–3 people were foundoptimal for collaborative activities such as peer-critique, articles cri-tique, and other evaluation activities

      Reinforcing the importance of small groups

    3. The authors examined the possiblebenefits of annotations over bookmarks web-based tools. Specifically,the authors used Delicious social bookmarking service and Spread-Crumbs web-based annotation tool to understand users' annotationbehaviors when reading, and to identify the benefits and drawbacksof SA tools. SpreadCrumbs is an online annotation tool that allowsthe users to place annotations within Web resources, either for them-selves or for other users

      Encouraging students to actively engage with texts, rather than just saving links for later

    4. extraneous cognitive load that students experienced whileworking with the technology on specific learning tasks.

      What caused the extraneous cognitive load? The task? The act of learning the new tool? Some aspect of the tool? Concerns about audience reception of public annotations?

    1. We need to find ways to build community among learners and build personal relationships with individual students even if we can’t see them. Or at least encourage young people to create their own.
      • This is so important - showing students how to create autonomous, supportive spaces, especially for high school students who often don't see online spaces as safe or supportive.
    2. We need to remind ourselves that treating everyone the same way as an attempt to be fair does not achieve equity for all.

      This relates to conversations happening in schools that use outcomes or standards-based learning. This pandemic has exposed the ways in which these standards fail to be equitable, even in mastery-based schools where teachers are designing choices that don't exist on a wide-enough spectrum.

  4. Dec 2019
    1. Don’t go on a run at night, don’t reach into your pockets too quickly, be polite in front of them

      Lessons for life from his dad -- how to live your life when you are always seen as a suspect.

    2. I spend a lot of time trying to pinpoint how fear is learned. Or, rather, how we decide that fear is a necessary animal that grows out of our expectation to survive at all costs, and how I have been afraid and feared at the same time.

      He is interrupting the narrative to share his perspective and what he learned from this experience.