ECI832 Major Project Wrap Up: Curtis Bourassa EdTech Reviews

Over the course of the semester, I have created and curated a project that allowed me to explore three apps TikTok, Seesaw and Wakelet. In each of the apps, I provided an overview of the app, a look at the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, a personal review, and educational review, key features, and … Continue reading ECI832 Major Project Wrap Up: Curtis Bourassa EdTech Reviews

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Major Project Update: Seesaw Interviews with Leigh Tremblay and Sarah Ross

Over the course of my project, I wanted to interview classroom teachers on how they are implementing Seesaw, Wakelet, and TikTok in the classroom.  I had the opportunity to interview both Leigh Tremblay and Sarah Ross on their use of Seesaw in their classrooms. I believe that it is important to get classroom opinions on … Continue reading Major Project Update: Seesaw Interviews with Leigh Tremblay and Sarah Ross

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April 4, 2020: Major Project Reflection… and Some Poetry

Well, it has been quite the semester! Definitely one to remember. Aside from the major changes that are happening in our professional and personal lives, I feel that I have learned SO much this semester. Honestly, I don’t think I would have been as prepared as I was for these changes without the knowledge andContinue reading “April 4, 2020: Major Project Reflection… and Some Poetry”

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Major Project Update: Digital Breakout

As I mentioned in my last post, for my second breakout I explored the digital option that Breakout EDU offers. While creating a digital breakout was certainly different from the physical experience that I created earlier, there were still quite a few lessons I learned in part one that I was able to apply this time around – which definitely lowered my frustration levels!  What was the Focus of my Game? Just as I did with the first breakout, I wanted this breakout to be centred around  […]

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Exploring Digital Breakouts on Breakout EDU

As I highlighted in my updated plan for my Major Project, in addition to a physical breakout, I also wanted to explore the digital breakout option that Breakout EDU offers.  As the name indicates, these breakout experiences are drastically different from the physical ones as they are designed (and played) on the Breakout EDU website or mobile app.  While I would like to begin designing my next breakout experience right away, I feel that it’s important to explore digital breakouts a lit […]

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Major Project Update: Educator Resources

While there aren’t a ton of exciting things to do while stuck in my house, one positive was that I’ve been able to dedicate a lot of time to finish up my Major Project. In my last post, I explained the process I used to create a fully developed Breakout EDU game centred around Digital Security. While the majority of that post focused on the process I used for creation, as well as exploring the finished product, one thing I didn’t spend a lot of time on was the educator side of the resource. Duri […]

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March 7, 2020: Project Update #4 and Digital Citizenship in Schools

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly time passes. We are already a month out from our final class… Where did the time go?! With that being said, over the past few weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about my major project and how I plan on summarizing my learnings at the end ofContinue reading “March 7, 2020: Project Update #4 and Digital Citizenship in Schools”

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