Unmasking the Digital Self

Living in the digital era means our online presence isn’t just a reflection but often a defining factor in how we are perceived and treated. This reflection delves into the complex issues of cyber-vigilantism, digital footprints, and the right to manage our online histories—topics that resonate deeply in today’s interconnected society. Cyber-Vigilantism and Cyber-Shaming Cyber-vigilantism,…

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Becoming a Video Game Creator

I decided to chose one of the Hour of Code  options on Code.org. I was intrigued right from the start as there were countless options to choose from. For me I have always been interested in code and how it works. This site does exactly that and presents it in a way that can be […]

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True or False

I believe when we are teaching students about digital literacy it is important to teach our students what is true and what is fake when it comes to looking at news pages. Just because a website is put on by a news company doesn’t mean it is true or that some of the information is…

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Riptide in Space!

The Hour of Code project I decided to do was the “NASA Space Jam” in which you make a song (or honestly any noise) out of orbiting planets! I immediately thought of trying to recreate the song Riptide by Vance Joy since I have been learning some Ukulele songs. Initially the website walks you through…

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Learning to Code

This week we explored code. I used Scratch as I had heard a little bit about it before and seen it used in a classroom I thought it would be a good tool to know how to use so I can incorporate it into my student’s work. To start I just watched the original tutorial…

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Week 6: Lets Talk Science

I hate to say it folks…my old friend injury has come back to haunt me. While battling machinery at work that was roughly twice my weight, my back lost the battle. This week I was able to partake in a 3 hour Volleyball practice in which my movements were slower and certain jumping/swinging motions were…

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