Final Blog Post: PLN

Throughout this semester, part of our learning was directed towards developing our Professional Learning Network. This refers to interacting with fellow students and colleagues within the educational world through digital platforms. The final blog prompt is : As your final blog post for the semester, please reflect on the process of mentoring this semester. Were… Continue reading Final Blog Post: PLN

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Is Social Media Ruining Childhood?

This was the topic of the big debate this week: Is social media ruining childhood? Right off the bat the majority of us voted that we agree with this statement, and for obvious reasons. The youth of today are so infatuated with their social media that they see the amount of likes that they get… Continue reading Is Social Media Ruining Childhood?

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Is Technology a Force for Equity?

This week’s debate: Is technology a fore for equity? Agree or Disagree? If you have been reading my blogs, my stance on technology in the classroom should be clear. Generally, I love the opportunities that technology provides us, but I also believe in the traditional approach at points. Basically, there is a time and place… Continue reading Is Technology a Force for Equity?

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The Dark Side of the Web

This week we are given the opportunity of writing about something that interests us about edtech. Originally, we were supposed to have a presentation from Carol Todd. She is the mother of Amanda Todd, a young girl who committed suicide in high school because of cyberbullying, sexual harassment, and blackmail. This is a difficult realization… Continue reading The Dark Side of the Web

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The Gap From Technology: Is It Good or Bad?

This weeks debate topic: Schools should not be teaching anything that can be googled: Agree or disagree? I had the pleasure of arguing the ‘agree’ side for this statement. I spent so long trying to understand on my own how someone could actually agree with this. I created various scenarios, some of which went to the… Continue reading The Gap From Technology: Is It Good or Bad?

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