BONUS POST: Trying My Hand at Adobe Spark

For my final Summary of Learning project, I used the free Adobe Spark video editor. In order to explain its positives and negatives, I will be explaining how the service can be used through a simple video about an attempted skill with my left hand - drawing a little cartoon. Because I can, I drew …

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When One Hand Washes the Other

"One Hand Washes the Other" and other variations of the phrase all carry the same meaning: one cannot accomplish something alone. This simple idiom is reflective of many relationships that have taken place through this learning project. There was the support of digital resources in helping me best achieve my goals. There was the support …

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Need a Hand? Here’s How NOT to Become Ambidextrous

This week I decided to use the amazing Piktochart to create an infographic on the basic Do's and Dont's of Ambidexterity. The service is fairly easy to use and provides relevant templates based on the kind of user you are (teacher, business, student, and plenty of other options) so you don't have to spend hours …

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Hands Down a Calligraphy Career is Not in my Near Future

I've been thinking about my last blog post a lot and wondering how I could pull a performance aspect into my learning project that goes beyond 'performing' when I brush my teeth or open a door. I reflected on how I could make these events more high-stakes and lengthy so that I'm not just doing …

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Getting My Hands Dirty – An Update on the Thrilling Journey to Ambidexterity

I believe in the importance of consistently reviewing one's goals to ensure they are being properly met and altered if needed to reflect changes in the project. Overall, I would have to say the biggest change I have had so far was an increase in left-handed confidence. Eating supper last night was not an overly …

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Is Ambidexterity the HANDiest Skill I Can Learn?

Is ambidexterity the HANDiest skill I can learn? In short, no. In fact, there's evidence that it's actually a terrible skill to learn, but is that going to stop me? Nope. Finding a skill to use for my #LearningProject was simple. I've wanted to learn how to be ambidextrous since I was in middle school …

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