#DigCit

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term Digital Citizenship, (and/or do not have the time to read the linked article), it can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behaviour with regard to technology use, and according to Mike Ribble can be broken down into nine key elements (the following nine…

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What Would You Do?

For this blog post, I worked with the wonderful Megan Gurski (check out her blog and Twitter if you haven’t already!). We decided to create a couple of case studies, that address some of the problems with technologies in the classroom. We created case studies for each other, and then provided hypothetical responses to the…

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Sleuthing Sidekick

I wouldn’t quite say I’m Inspector Gadget with the information that I found, but maybe his niece/sidekick Penny. via GIPHY For my cyber-sleuthing activity, I searched for Megan Marie Gurksi. I started with a simple Google search, and then progressed to searching all of the other social media platforms. One of the first things that…

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FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

The prompt for this blog post is in relation to participatory culture, communities and networked learning environments. We were instructed to watch the first 15 minutes of An Anthropological Introduction to YouTube (Full video). I ended up watching the whole thing, because I was so enthralled by the video and the message. The keynote, Michael…

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#SaskEdChat

I participated in my first #SaskEdChat last Thursday evening, and it wasn’t at all what I expected. To be completely honest, I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I figured it would have felt more like “work” than it did. I checked in an hour early, but people were already preparing for the chat,…

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Feed Me Feed-ly

I’ve chosen to explore the wonderful world of Feedly (although so far, I am really not a fan). I have been fooling around on the site and app for the past week, and have found it somewhat difficult to navigate. I don’t know if my frustration is with the site/app itself, or from learning to…

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