Sharing Resources

This week our debate was about a semi controversial topic, should teachers openly share resources online? I was one of the ones in the debate this week and in my opinion I had the argument that was harder to convince people of, and that is the argument that teachers should not share their resources and…

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Social Media and Surveillance

Our last debate was an interesting one to consider, the topics being social media is ruining childhood, and surveillance of student data and online activities by school systems is necessary to ensure student safety. These are some pretty big topics and I enjoyed hearing both sides of both arguments. And for this post I am…

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Tech and Memorization

We had two debates this week in class, one being whether or not technology should be used in the classroom. And the second being whether or not googleable facts should be taught in class. I am going to go over the first debate first, whether or not technology should be used in the classroom. I…

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Creating a Lesson Plan

This project was an interesting one because up until now I had never created a lesson plan. So I was very glad that I had a partner Kara, to work on this new concept with. Kara and I are both secondary Ed. students which made it easy for us to choose a grade for the…

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The Reality of Technology

With the technological reality we live in, there are so many new things introduced. And as educators, we need to figure out what exactly we are responsible for teaching to our students about these new technologies. Although even I have grown up with this technology, I did not get my first cell phone until I…

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Twitter as a Tool

After an eventful last week or so to say the least, I am finally getting caught up on my blogs for the class. This blog was to focus on the Saskedchat we participated in, as well as Twitter as whole. The main focus on the chat was about mental health, which was fitting because the…

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Digital Identity

This may be a little late but we were tasked with exploring our own digital identity and finding out what about us is online. After going through my social medias, I found that I do have a few accounts people could find me through. I have a account for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and of…

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Start to the Semester

Hey! My name is Brandon Rumford and I am in my second year of secondary education. I have a major in math, and a minor in Phys. Ed. And this feels like deja vu because I just took EDTC 300 last semester. To repeat a little bit about myself from last semesters introductory post, I…

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Summary of Learning

For our final summary of learning project, I grouped up with Kara Miskolczi and Paige Hamann. With all of us working together on Google Docs, and video chatting on Google Meet, we put our brains together to create this awesome video! Kara showed us Biteable which we used to make the animations and make our…

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Final Networked Learning

Our final post is about how we have contributed to the learning of others in the class this semester. Whether it be on twitter, slack, through blog comments, or some other mean. To start I have commented on blog posts throughout the semester. Some comments include commenting on Jesse’s coding blog post, commenting on Logan’s…

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