Change the Curriculum?

This week it was time for Sushmeet and me to debate! We spent almost two weeks preparing for the debate, but lots of our classmates wrote diverse arguments for both sides with perspectives that surpassed my limited lens and subjectivity. So, lets get started! Debate 3: Schools should no longer teach skills that can be … Continue reading Change the Curriculum?

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Time for TikTok – Update (Part 2)

In this post I am applying Dr. Mike Ribble’s 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship to my personal application of TikTok and Flipgrid in the classroom. To keep things organized for my final project I’m going to investigate the themes I feel most relatable to each platform separately. Even though they are both video based platforms, … Continue reading Time for TikTok – Update (Part 2)

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Teaching to the Tech

Often I’ve heard that teachers will “teach to the test”. In a time where tests are being assessed for their validity and authenticity of student learning, I sometimes see technology being substituted as an “end point”. We teach technology because we feel like students “need” to know it. However, I feel that technology can be … Continue reading Teaching to the Tech

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Teachers Can Do “Virtually” Anything

My venture into online learning was sudden, as any teacher in 2020 can attest to. In March of 2020 all teachers and students in Saskatchewan were moved to an online model due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those first months went by rather uneventfully. Learning opportunities were limited to English Language Arts and Math for elementary … Continue reading Teachers Can Do “Virtually” Anything

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