*ALERT* FAKE NEWS *ALERT*

In a world where fake news and information is everywhere, it becomes more important than ever to teach students about digital literacy. What is digital literacy you ask, Western City University describes it as, “Understanding how to use web browsers, search engines, email, text, wiki, blogs, Photoshop, Powerpoint, video creation/editing software, etc. to showcase learning. Evaluating online resources…

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Cybersleuthing & Digital Identity

Cybersleuthing, how fun! Looking someone up and seeing what I can find out about them! Honestly, looking at my partner was kind of creepy. Not because there was anything bad that I found but because I felt like I was being a creep.  The first thing I did was a search on google, I simply just…

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Testing Cricut Life Hacks

Welcome to my learning project post #5 where I put Cricut Life Hacks to the test!  Using a Cricut can be kind of challenging and very expensive so I’m hoping that these life hacks will make crafting a little easier and affordable! Life Hack 1: Cleaning my mat After using your mat the stickiness starts…

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Digital Citizenship in My Classroom

This week in class we learned about Ribble’s nine elements of digital citizenship. Digital citizenship refers to the use of technology in appropriate and responsible ways. In Ribble’s post, he shows teachers how to educate their students to use technology to its maximum capacity. Since technology is used for mostly everything, I think it is…

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The World of Technology

In this week’s lecture we talked a lot about internet identity and viewed an interesting video by Michael Wesch. The video talked about how we as humans have a huge power right at our fingertips, we can become famous or set trends or been seen by the whole world in literally the click of a button.…

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My Thoughts on Tweeter ;)

During out first zoom session for EDTC 300 Katia mentioned that we would be using Twitter. My initial thoughts were “oh great, the website for old people” (no offence to anyone :)), however, my mind has changed for the better. After using twitter for about a week now, I have quickly learned to love the…

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