Educators have a responsibility to use tech and social media to promote social justice.

What a time to be talking about social justice in the classroom. Many people in the world saw things through a different lens these past few weeks. Of course teachers should be teaching about social justice issues and it shouldn’t just be in the wake of such heartbreaking news either. In the article Alec sharedContinue reading “Educators have a responsibility to use tech and social media to promote social justice.”

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Should cell phones be banned in the Classroom?

This is a controversial topic with many teachers; as we saw with the results of the vote it is an even split with teachers that want them VS. teachers that want them gone. There were great arguments made by both sides. Skyler and Alyssa argued that cell phones were a positive addition to the classroom while Jill and Tarina took thatContinue reading “Should cell phones be banned in the Classroom?”

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Should we stop teaching things that are Google-able ?

If star trek/ star wars has taught us anything, its that they still need pilots in space. This tells us that there will always be a need for the human factor and computers can’t do everything for us. If you are asking the question “should we stop teaching google-able things in school I would counterContinue reading “Should we stop teaching things that are Google-able ?”

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Does Technology In The Classroom Enhance Learning?

It was a great debate and several great arguments from both sides. Thank you to those people that opened up the battles! In my humble yet accurate opinion, there is no scenario where the classroom is not made better by some form of technology. That being said there must be balance between digital and analogContinue reading “Does Technology In The Classroom Enhance Learning?”

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