The Great EdTech Debate Round 4: “Surveillance of students data and online activities by school systems is necessary to ensure student safety”

Summary Last evening ‌‌in my EDTC 400 class was the second of the Great EdTech Debate. The 2nd debate of the evening was: Surveillance‌ ‌of‌ ‌student‌ ‌data‌ ‌and‌ ‌online‌ ‌activities‌ ‌by‌ ‌school‌ ‌systems‌ ‌is‌ ‌necessary‌ ‌to‌ ‌ensure‌ ‌student‌ ‌safety.‌ Jordan Wenger v. Jesse Ducharme Wenger agreed with the statement. She states that surveillance is necessary to protect … Continue reading The Great EdTech Debate Round 4: “Surveillance of students data and online activities by school systems is necessary to ensure student safety”

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The Great EdTech Debate Round 3: “Social‌ ‌media‌ ‌is‌ ‌ruining‌ ‌childhood”

SUMMARY This evening in my EDTC 400 class was the second week of our The Great EdTech Debate. The 1st debate of the evening was: Social‌ ‌media‌ ‌is‌ ‌ruining‌ ‌childhood. Caleb Lueck v. Sarah Molly Yungmann. Lueck agreed with the statement. He argues that social media is ruining children’s childhood based on three reasons. 1) Influencers … Continue reading The Great EdTech Debate Round 3: “Social‌ ‌media‌ ‌is‌ ‌ruining‌ ‌childhood”

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The Great EdTech Debate Round 2: Schools should stop teaching “googleable” facts and information

Summary This evening in my EDTC 400 class was the first day of our The Great EdTech Debate. The 2nd debate of the evening was : Schools should stop teaching “googleable” facts and information. Sarah Stroeder v. Sarah MacCaskill. First of all what is a google fact? A google fact is are trivial facts that can … Continue reading The Great EdTech Debate Round 2: Schools should stop teaching “googleable” facts and information

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The Great EdTech Debate Round 1: “Technology in the classroom enhances learning”

Summary This evening in my EDTC 400 class was the first day of our The Great EdTech Debate. The 1st debate: Technology in the classroom enhances learning. Logan Fettes v. Jocelyn King Fettes agreed with the statement. He stated that technology DOES enhance student learning in the classroom. His agreements were it helps close the achievement … Continue reading The Great EdTech Debate Round 1: “Technology in the classroom enhances learning”

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Mini Lesson March 11

This week Sarah McCaskill and I taught a lesson on digital rights and responsibilities and digital access. We chose to teach digital rights/responsibilities and digital access because both were elements in Digital Citizenship.  Digital access (universal access) is a digital right. According to Canada’s Digital Chater Canadians have 10 Principle Rights. I went over the … Continue reading Mini Lesson March 11

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