My approach to digital citizenship

When I am all finished with my degree and have gotten my contract, teaching lessons aimed towards digital citizenship will be a priority. Technology is a major part of our day-to-day lives, and this will only continue to grow as time goes on. Digital citizenship is about understanding how to use technology safely, responsibly, and respectfully. It’s important because we spend so much time online, and we need to know how to navigate that space effectively. Throughout my lessons, I…

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My thoughts on cyber safety

Cyber safety is something that I have had very little experience with. When I was in elementary school we did some activities that related to cyber safety; we had some short presentations about the subjects but apart from that there was really no time spent on the subject. Of course when you bring in some Saskatchewan roughriders or police officers kids are going to listen but like I said apart from these presentations there was nothing else. When thinking back…

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Reflect on our changed world and the new culture of participation as described in lecture and by Wesch – what does this mean for your future classroom? What does it mean for schools in general? How might we rethink the idea of schooling and education in our networked, participatory, and digital world? How can we balance the challenges of our new digital reality with the possibilities that it offers? This is an open question – react to what we talked…

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Diving into Canva

For this post I chose Canva as my designated tech tool. I chose Canva because I have heard so much about it; There have been many people trying to get me to use canva rather than something like google slides or PowerPoint but I could never get the hang of it. I took some extra time to go through canva and actually used it to create another assignment for one of the other classes I am currently in. Just like…

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Technology in day to day life

Technology is a major part of my day to day life, I do not think there has been a day in at least the last 6 years that I have not used technology in one way ort another. As a university student I spend roughly 4-6 hours a day on my computer, whether I am in class, working on homework or doing research my computer is my best friend. Apart from the time I spend on my laptop, I probably…

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A little About Me

If you have not already read my about me page be sure to give that a look as it gives pretty good insight about the things I am in to etc. I have very little experience with blogging, I have done things like journaling but I have yet to write a blog so this is a first for me. I believe blogging can be helpful and can help you just put your thoughts to words. Sometimes it is very helpful…

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