Category Archives: Blog Posts

Enhancing the Learning of Others

Being a lifelong learner does not only involve continuously growing and seeking out new information to expand your knowledge and perspective, but it involves supporting others through their lifelong journey as well. This blog post is dedicated to going over how I have contributed to the learning of others inside and outside of my EDTC… Continue reading Enhancing the Learning of Others Continue reading

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Summary of Learning Project

I teamed up with Alexa to create our summary of learning project for EDTC 300! Our video has two components. The first is our parody of “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars. We wanted to combine our learning projects, which were learning to play the ukulele and guitar, with our new knowledge about… Continue reading Summary of Learning Project Continue reading

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Don’t Fear, Coding Is Here!

I am going to be honest, when I realized that we were going to be doing an assignment on coding I got very scared. I did not really even know what coding was, I just knew that it was something that you dealt with in computer science classes. Hence why I never took a computer… Continue reading Don’t Fear, Coding Is Here! Continue reading

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Fake or Facts?

Fake news used to be something that could easily be identified. Ridiculous titles, pictures, captions, and news stories were easy to reject and label as fake news. However, in today’s digital world, combating fake news is extremely difficult. Students can struggle with the abundant amount of information, biases, internet scams, filter bubbles, and posts motivated… Continue reading Fake or Facts? Continue reading

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From Educator to Investigator

Let’s Start Investigating This week we were challenged to cybersleuth one of our classmates and then write about what we found out. This week I am going to put on my investigator hat and take a deep dive into Klair Karmazinuk‘s digital identity. Let’s start with a simple Google search. When I typed “Klair Karmazinuk… Continue reading From Educator to Investigator Continue reading

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Technology Talk

As a pre-service teacher, I have definitely wondered about how I would respond to parents that might disagree with something I introduce into the classroom. To prepare ourselves to respond to parents who are against or hesitant about technology use in the classroom, Alexa and I created a conversation between a teacher and a parent… Continue reading Technology Talk Continue reading

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Cree in the Classroom: Reviewing KOBE Learn Cree

This week I had to find an app or tool that I am unfamiliar with and test it out. I decided to find an app that was focused around Indigenous content. As a future educator, I have the professional responsibility to teach Indigenous content in every subject area, as mandated by the curriculum and the… Continue reading Cree in the Classroom: Reviewing KOBE Learn Cree Continue reading

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Change is Happening – Get on Board

  Technology and media go beyond simply just being content-based or a tool of communication with people around the world. As Alan Kay states, “technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born”. Not only does this quote show how massive technology can be, but it also links the evolution, advancement, and creation of… Continue reading Change is Happening – Get on Board Continue reading

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Tweet Tweet

Thoughts About Twitter I am going to be honest, I have had an unwarranted dislike of Twitter since high school. For what reason? I’m not totally sure. I think it may have mainly been because I am not a huge social media person. Compared to my friends I rarely go on social media. The only… Continue reading Tweet Tweet Continue reading

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Exploring Feedly

Before this class, I have never heard of Feedly. Throughout my university experience I have always felt behind on finding educational resources to use. I never connected with using Twitter regularly, and Facebook is not as big of a social media resource anymore. I do use Instagram regularly and follow a few practicing teachers; however,… Continue reading Exploring Feedly Continue reading

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