We had a blast at the Science Centre! The EPRA gave us a great overview of recycling electronics. The students then played trivia and some other games before having the opportunity to explore the rest of the science centre! Lots of fun!Read more "October 19th 2016"
Agenda: 1) finish social studies booklet 2) please bring school supplies, indoor shoes. 3) see notesRead more "September 23rd"
Over the course of this brief, but info-jam-packed term, a consistent theme has come out again and again: Technology is a tool that can be used for good or evil, and the more educated you are in using said tech safely and effectively, the fewer negative things will occur. Moving into this week’s discussion, […]Read more "Learning to Love the Machine"
What a crazy quick class! I was glad to have the opportunity to make another video, and although time was a crunch, I think it turned out pretty well. As promised, here are the links to all the clips/audio I used: Video Fensler GIJoe PSA: Carnival Fensler GIJoe PSA: Dance If Google Was A Guy […]Read more "ECI830 Summary of Learning"
Growing up in Regina, I can think back to the time when our high school received a new scoreboard in our gym; the Coca-Cola logo brightly emblazoned above, taking up a third of the scoreboard overall. I remember at that time as well, hearing parents and teachers grumbling about the decision to accept the sponsorship, […]Read more "Let’s Iron Out the Details Before We Throw Our Educational System to the Wolves"
Is social media really ruining childhood? I would say that this is an overblown belief. While certainly we as a society are continually playing catch up with learning how to use social media in a socially appropriate way, we as teachers, do have the tools and curriculum to help make a change in how the […]Read more "Use Some Logic: Social Media isn’t Really Ruining Childhood"
Tonight’s first debate offered a wonderful way of looking at how technology has or hasn’t created a more equitable playing field in education. The agree side had great points, all of which had me considering my own position as a teacher making every effort to meet the needs of the many students in my classroom. […]Read more "Is Technology Truly Creating An Equitable Landscape in the Classroom?"