My first Wikipedia edit

This week was my first experience with editing a Wikipedia page. When I began to think of the topic I wanted to edit I was at a little bit of a loss. I finally landed on the TItanic, because my roommate is somewhat of an expert and knows every small detail there is to know […]

An online community

Social Media and the internet have inspired me to find new projects, as well as light a fire under me to crochet even more.  In my classes, digital media literacy included, we talk a lot about how algorithms affect the user experience and how they can be positive or negative. In this case, I have […]

Where to start…

My first exposure to fiber arts was at school in 5th grade. I went to a Waldorf School (I could make a whole post about that) where we learned skills through the experience of making, building and creating projects from gardening to art.  A required class for each year was called “handworking.”  Every semester’s curriculum […]

Piles of yarn

Last week, I received a remarkable contribution in support of my personal and artistic development. About a month ago my mother sent me a Nextdoor post from her neighbor in Cornville, AZ. The post showed a room full, floor to ceiling, stuffed with bags of yarn for sale. After finally getting in communication with the […]

A crafting saga

Now that I have this blog up and running I have a choice about the content that I want to post and have decided to let this be an outlet for the topics about which I am personally passionate rather than purely professionally oriented.  Right now my work is being a college student. To me, […]

Why is Media Creation Critical to Media Literacy?

Without media creation, there is no media literacy. As mentioned in Theorizing News Literacy Behaviors news and media creation is To my understanding media literacy is a fairly new standard, but it becomes a crucial part of everyone’s day-to-day life. So much interaction and learning happen online so it is important to be able to […]