As I write write write this week, I am trying hard to get to some of the blogs written by my classmates that I have not visited yet. It is hard to reach everyone! I started by checking out Kayla Brodner's blog and she bought up a good point, that "with all the inequalities in our … Continue reading Is Social Media Ruining Childhood?
Photo Credit: mcschindler via Compfight cc Lets talk about equality and educational technology. Looking at Canada specifically, I think that our best example as to how technology may be a part of the answer, but not the whole answer; lay in the calls to action listed in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. If you take … Continue reading Equal Equality?
Ashley shared a blog post that started off my brainstorming on the right foot. She shared a insightful analogy on her take on sharing, illustrated as the good, the bad and the ugly. Just like any controversial idea, there were examples she wrote of for each. However, it is one small sentence at the end … Continue reading It’s never too late to be mindful
Yes, I do agree that right now, technology is making us unhealthy. But it doesn't have to be that way, and I have a great deal of faith in technology and in humanity to find balance between health and technology. Hence I will maintain my position, sitting here on this fence. "Technology will be part of our … Continue reading The Pursuit of Health in a Modern World
That is this blog entry. Both agreeing and disagreeing with the question: should schools teach anything that can be "Googled?" As I enter week 2 of debates, I am learning a lot about myself in a way that has nothing that has to do with technology. I used to think that I was somewhat sound in … Continue reading Embrace the Mess
Technology in the Classroom Enhances Learning: Agree or Disagree....? Hello, my name is Nicole, and I Agree and Disagree. One of the most difficult situations I have with EdTech comes from the place where my personal and professional identities collide. I worry about the physical and emotional "results" that when my student engage heavily with technology … Continue reading Questioning the “Results”
I have been thinking about starting a classroom blog for quite some time. I am happy and excited to be able to begin blogging and to share this new and modern world of narrative with my students, and others. I am a married, mother of two (my son is 2 and my daughter is 1) … Continue reading My first blog post