The End of ECMP 355!

It’s been a great semester and I’ve learned so much about Ed Tech through this class and research done in writing my blogs and video blogs. I will definitely keep reading and learning about Ed Tech. I feel like we are just at the beginning of the creation of curriculum that incorporates digital citizenship and … More The End of ECMP 355!

A Stolen Moment (Why my Creative Writing Class finally Paid off)

This week we took a look at digital story telling and as much as I wanted to post a video about it. I feel like that will take away from the simple stories created by using Five Card Flickr. For those of you who don’t know Five Card Flickr is a great way to practice digital story telling. … More A Stolen Moment (Why my Creative Writing Class finally Paid off)

#SJW and The Risks of Teacher Neutrality

Here is my Vlog about Social Justice and Social Media:   Here is Jonathan Mann’s Social Justice Warrior Song (*Warning there is some adult language in the song*) Check out The Canadian Journal of Education article Shifting Out of “Neutral”: Beginning Teachers’ Struggles with Teaching for Social Justice And in case you missed it you can always … More #SJW and The Risks of Teacher Neutrality

Maybe I Could’ve Created Super Mario Brothers®…

Hey guys here is another ECMP 355 video blog for you! This week we’re looking at Coding. If you want to take the easy way to Master Ed Tech you can play my Scratch game here. Video Links: Check out Mashable’s 10 Programming Languages You Should Learn Right Now View the full Mario Maker Video Cave photo … More Maybe I Could’ve Created Super Mario Brothers®…

Journeys in the Space-Time Continuum… No… Wait… I mean the SK Curriculum and Digital Citizenship Continuum!

Recently I have been looking Saskatchewan Curriculum and Digital Citizenship Continuum. As a future teacher, it is important when thinking about planning lessons to think about including digital citizenship. Especially as we look at the next generation of students who are “digital natives”. This generation of students and ones to follow will be more technology-based then any generations have been before. In this regard it is important as teachers that we educate the students on how to be good digital citizens. … More Journeys in the Space-Time Continuum… No… Wait… I mean the SK Curriculum and Digital Citizenship Continuum!

You Can’t Put My Kid on the Internet (Defending the Classroom Blog…)

This post is a joint blog written by myself and Maria Brockman, it also appears on her blog. Taking the role of an educator and a concerned parent we look at the fears, and the benefits of blogging in today’s classroom. We have included links to several great educational blogs. Thanks for reading!
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Digital Citizen Kane…?

Here is video #4 for ECMP355. Curious about Digital Citizenship? Check it out: Links to video content: Digital Citizenship.net Digital Citizenship.net: The Nine Elements List Mike Ribble photo courtesy of: Mike Ribble’s Edtwist CBC Documentaries: Sext Up Kids The Sextortion of Amanda Todd Brittney Spears Videos: …Baby one more time I’m a Slave 4 U Christina Aguilera … More Digital Citizen Kane…?

Feed(ly) the Beast…

Hey Gang Check out Video #3 of my Ecmp 355 Blog. It’s about my RSS feeders namely “Feedly” and a couple of the Education based blogs I follow. Check it out: Here is the TedEd video about what Orwellian really means. It’s worth a watch. Quick Links: