Navigating Digital Citizenship in the Classroom Part I

Arsalan, Lucy showing their facebook profiles and comments from classmates. Faisal is holding signage that we have put up around our school with information about Digital Citizenship found here: http://www.publications.gov.sk.ca/redirect.cfm?p=74447&i=83322 Welcome to Grade 4/5 at Douglas Park school in Regina, Saskatchewan. It is a beautiful time to be a student, but also a challenging one. … Continue reading Navigating Digital Citizenship in the Classroom Part I

Why we all need to unplug!

In preparation for our debate, which can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPz7hzA6-Mk&feature=youtu.be   I discovered that there was actually a lot to learn in the arguments for or against plugging in. Among the most interesting, I found to be the arguments of Nathan Jurgenson and Sherry Turkle. While Jurgenson advocates in an augmented reality, Turkle argues that digital and … Continue reading Why we all need to unplug!

Summary of a very steep learning curve

Here is a link to my summary of learning: https://vimeo.com/171248856 [Song Credits:    “We’re Going to be Friends”  by The White Stripes, “We Didn’t Start the Fire”  by Billy Joel, “I Won’t Back Down”  by Tom Petty, “Stressed Out”  by Twenty One Pilots, “Don’t Worry Be Happy”  by Bobby McFerrin, “Fly By Night”  by Chilliwack, “Doin’ It Right”  by April Wine, “A Hard Days … Continue reading Summary of a very steep learning curve