Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Sam and her love for technology

This digital youth portrait was over Sam, Sam loves the computer she even stated that if she wasn't in school she would be spending up to 12 hours on the computer. Her teachers think she is really creative, they have a lot of faith in her that she will succeed. Sam looks at technology as a trial and error type of thing, she doesn't give up if she doesn't get it the first time, she just goes back and tries something different. She has a good attitude for learning new things.

Sam uses media on a lot of her projects which sets her apart from the rest of her peers and giver her an interesting edge. She loves to do other things then just media, she enjoys being outside which is a good combo to have. But then again she loves being on the computer, she can create things, she can be a different person. She likes playing video games but she uses them to help her learn problem solving. Her friends think she is creative to.

I hope to have the attitude when I become a teacher like Sam's educator and parents. They don't look at world of war craft as a video game they look at it as a educational game, it is helping her build social skills and problem solving. Just because something is fun doesn't mean it is educational.