ello and welcome to my blog for EC&I 834! My name is Matt Bresciani and I am a Middle Years Teacher at St. Kateri Tekakwitha in Regina, Saskatchewan. While my primary assignment over the past nine years has been Grade 7/8, I've also had the opportunity to teach a variety of subjects in some of the lower grades as well. These experiences have allowed me to work outside my comfort zone and realize the curriculum connections that exist for students in primary to middle years. I enjoy learning new curriculums and discovering ways to creatively implement them in different classroom scenarios.
I'm very excited for the format of this class, as I'm looking forward to learning more about blended and online learning. As I'm sure was the case with many of my classmates, due to the pandemic, we all were thrown into the deep-end of online learning in the spring. I look forward building off those experiences and applying the knowledge I gain from this course to give me a deeper upderstanding of planning and teaching in a blended or online environment. Three goals I have for myself this semester are: