Life

Instructional Design Models

Instructional design models are vast in instructional design regardless of the domain. These models provide guidelines or blueprints of steps for designers to follow to achieve the result and goal. “ID models break down the phases of instruction planning to support” the systematic process and relationship of each phase (Johnson-Barlow, & Lehnen, 2021). All are… Read More Instructional Design Models

Books, Movies, and Entertainment

Podcast Book Reviews

I am podcasting book reviews and recommendations for a more personal approach! Click the link below to see all the segments for my podcast titled, ‘It’s Lit- Book Talks!’ Books reviewed: Favorites Middle-Grade Non-Fiction Graphic Novels Young Adult Caribbean Inclusion Mystery/Thriller Romance Education-related

Life

Joy vs Happy (1 min. read)

These two words are not synonymous, regardless of how many ways you use it. A person can be joyful while lacking happiness and be happy without joy. Joy I define this as a higher feeling that begins internally and is long-lasting. It is something that is marked on your soul and heart rather than your… Read More Joy vs Happy (1 min. read)

High School and University

Is Social Emotional Learning (SEL) a Waste of Time?

An excerpt from my psychology literature review. Social-emotional learning (SEL) promotes psychological health and, in turn, better learners. The implementation of social and emotional learning determines students’ well-being or the lack thereof. While not globally or nationally accepted, only eleven states administered this within regular teaching practices; the SEL approach differs from traditional instructional strategies.… Read More Is Social Emotional Learning (SEL) a Waste of Time?