THINKING CLASSROOMS AND DIGITAL LITERACY As many of my fellow classmates live in Regina, the name Peter Liljedahl or the concept of “Thinking Classrooms” might ring a few bells. Liljedahl frequently hosts PD in Regina (three of which I thoroughly enjoyed attending last year). If I may make a shameless plug for my Division Curriculum…Continue reading
Family note home
At-home component for families – family pledge and school-home journals
Overview of activities for Days 1-3
Day 1: Introduction to Digital Citizenship (2 days)
Day 2: Exploring Online Identities (2 days)
Day 3: Interpe…
Quick overview of purpose and outline.
*I always have the best still frame captures of my face…just wait and see!
Like many a Xennial, reflecting on the transformation of my digital identity makes me cringe. My carefree childhood and awkward teen years are relegated to dusty photo albums, shoddy VHS home movies, and a Hotmail account with a questionable – but thankfully anonymous – username. In my early 20s, my husband asked me out on…Continue reading
When I became a teacher, I was prepared to wear many hats – mentor, manager, motivator, counsellor, coach, and even social liaison (the list seems infinite). Technology was rapidly evolving; Smartboards were the latest “must-have” Edtech, and elite schools flaunted their solitary laptop cart. Despite my interest in these advancements, I had yet to acknowledge…Continue reading