Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been debating the topic idea I had originally chosen for my major digital project. Initially, I had planned to design and implement an open classroom blog. As explained in my very first blog post in EC&I 831, I love to blog and for numerous reasons! Although I do … Continue reading Project re-route!Continue reading »
Back in the good old days, news information was mainly delivered in the form of paper, magazines, radio and television. Now, as to whether the information was false or accurate, it seemed easier to detect fake information when its delivery was simpler. For instance, tabloid magazines will often feature stories using a silly headline in … Continue reading Extra! Extra! Read All About it!Continue reading »
Gone are the days of the “Most Trusted Man in America“, Walter Cronkite. No longer do media consumers have someone who they trust as the voice of the news. Media outlets increasingly are subject to their own bias, due to parent companies’ agendas, of which, there are fewer and fewer (ahem, PostMedia). The world of media is … Continue reading So Long, Mr Cronkite. →Continue reading »
via Clark Bell When it comes to teaching students about dealing with Fake News and Digital Identity, I have not been proactive due to the sheer fact of: How do I tackle this? This week’s assignment provides me with the opportunity to build my “arsenal” or update my toolbox to get me thinking about … Continue reading Fake News & Digital IdentityContinue reading »
So I googled myself- turns out I’m not super exciting! That being said, I didn’t find anything that would give me cause of alarm either. I am a pretty private person, I have good friends that I enjoy spending time with, and they know most everything about me, but there aren’t many of them. … Continue reading To be or not to be…Digital IdentityContinue reading »
What do I think about learning from resources on the web? When I first started this project, I found it frustrating to follow the first set of directions I found, but taking the time to find a site where the steps were broken down and there were pictures to follow, it became easier. I appreciated … Continue reading Making ConnectionsContinue reading »
via: Laura Fleming Teaching in classrooms today can look very different than it did even five years ago. In my classroom half a decade ago, I remember the … Continue reading ILT the Importance of Social Media in the ClassroomContinue reading »
How does a school system that was created hundreds of years ago, and remains basically unchanged meet the needs of the students of today? Credit When I was born, there was no such thing as a mobile device, let alone any of the other applications listed. Why then is the school I teach in so … Continue reading social kids- anti-social schools?Continue reading »
In which I begin my coding adventure by using Screencast-O-Matic to document my learning.
**In my video I mention (a few times) that the viewer wouldn’t be able to hear the audio. Not the case.
This past week has been interesting. Wednesday afternoon I had tendon surgery on my (non-dominant) left hand. This has left me a bit immobilized but made an opportunity to see how good Read&Write is (spoiler: SO much better than Siri). My #coding journey is on a brief hiatus while I recover from #tendon surgery #ouch … Continue reading Moving Backwards →Continue reading »