Summary of Learning EC&I 830

What are highlights of summer holidays? Pairings of your favourite things! Thus in the spirit of pairing, in combination with an enjoyable classic song, Sweet Caroline written by James Taylor, as well as exceptional debate video references, my summary of learning highlights my learnings of key terms, concepts and stance on technology as a tool, […]

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Cellphones in the Classroom – Yay or Nay?

This issue has been debated so often. Almost as often as hats in schools or gum chewing.  Yet as digital citizenship education and approaches change and improve and more educators gain confidence teaching using online tools, cellphones in my experience serve as additional tech options when limited school computers arent available. Both teams debated this […]

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Growing Up as a Child in the 21st Century

  Is Social Media ruining childhood or are the current realities of raising children in this day and age just not being accepted by older generational minds? Laurie and Christina chose a personal, vivid photographic approach to their presentation, reminding us of the value of quality, face to face relationships, interactions outdoors and family time […]

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Google? Helpful or Hurtful?

I feel we all agree with the statement posted on the left.  Now what?  As educators, knowing the power of technology holds,  how can we incorporate it well to engage youth yet continuously drawing attention to the enhance technology has on learning? It is a hope that Saskatchewan Education programming takes the pandemic progression of […]

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Can Access to Technology be truly Equitable?

I have to say the debates are truly my favourite part of each week! I look forward to learning and considering the viewpoints of others on topics that we as educators are considering daily! Can Access to Technology be truly Equitable?  Though the debate topic focused more on Technology and Equity in general, to me, […]

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