App Review: Self Control

I have chosen to review an app that is completely new to my life: Self Control. I found the app because I was searching for something that I personally needed, an app to help me focus on the computer. This one came up right away, and had great reviews (also… free!), so I tried it out […]

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Screencastify, Yes Please!

These last few days I’ve been trying out a few google chrome extensions & apps. Now, out of all the apps I’ve looked at, there is a particular one that stands out which is, Screencastify. Coffee-Channel.com Flickr via Compfight cc Scree…

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Couros and Wesch- An Internet Education

This week our class was given the opportunity to watch a presentation by Dr. Alec Couros on Educating the Selfie Generation. We also watched a Youtube video created by Michael Wesch titled An Anthropological Introduction to Youtube.  The idea of participation in a classroom traditionally was thought of as students who would raise their hand, … Continue reading Couros and Wesch- An Internet Education

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Tweeting Away … Slowly

While I did have a personal Twitter account that I created in grade eight then immediately quit using, I really had no clue what to do or tweet on Twitter. Getting into the habit of tweeting regularly has been a bit of a struggle for me, especially as …

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this app drop (task) the mic

Deciding what app to talk about this week was much harder than I thought it would be. When finally stopping to decide I instantly had a long list of apps that I have used in class or just myself that I absolutely love! Things like Kahoot, google drive and all the extensions, google classroom, onenote learning tools, seesaw, factile, and the list goes on and on. However, I wanted to share something that I didn’t know too much about. So this is how I ended up diving into DropTask!I first hea […]

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