What a conundrum for this week’s post – what exactly is, or should be, the teacher’s role in educating students about digital citizenship? Much like any other emerging need in education, there seems to be this tug of war between society’s needs and what education can do to attempt to meet it. In the middle of this challenge are educators and time. Do not dismiss me just yet, as it sounds like I am going to rant about the plight…Continue reading
Time For a Change… But Why?
Finding out what purpose schools are meant to serve in society is a great place to start when considering if schools really need to change. A quick Google search allows anyone to practice some digital literacy skills, in addition to refreshing yourself with one of the Ministry of Education’s favourite curricular outcomes – determining if information is coming from a reliable source. I chose to go with the Government of Saskatchewan for my answer. I figured that going to the…Continue reading