Journey into Media App Review: Sworkit

When I began using this app the goal was to evaluate its merits as a tool to be used along with the Wellness 10 curriculum.  The second criteria I was investigating was whether the app could facilitate a healthier approach to technology use.  The app took off after an appearance on the hit show Shark …

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Summary of Learning

How have I been engaged both professionally and personally and how have I made technology engaging with others? I’ve learned to ease into the process of digital identity so I don’t overwhelm myself or lose the interest of those I’m trying to engage. I believe engagement through technology takes perseverance. I believe that my continued … Continue reading Summary of Learning

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App Review: Remind

At the outset of this masters course we were tasked with using and reviewing a suite of apps that were either used by youth to connect with others or by teachers as pedagogical tools. One of the apps I chose to review for my main project was Remind, formerly known as remind 101.  In essence …

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Summary of Learning ECI 832

It’s hard to believe that I am doing my final summary of learning for my Masters Degree.  I feel as though I’ve learned a great deal during the course of my years in the Med Program and this class was no exception.  The course included discussions of key topics in Educational Technology such as ethics …

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A Day in the Life of a Media Consumer…

When we were presented with the task of cataloging our daily internet use, I got a little worried about a true reflection of my time spent online on a daily basis.  I wasn’t sure what this might reveal about me but in a way I also was excited to reflect on how I was using …

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Reading Fluency and ClassDojo – A Review

So for my final project, I’ve been trying to find ways to engage students, teachers and families as a Learning Resource teacher. 1). Recording students using the simple voice recorder on my iPhone is the easy part.. and btw they LOVE hearing themselves read! Please click on the page below to hear the student reading … Continue reading Reading Fluency and ClassDojo – A Review

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What does Community have to do with Digital Citizenship?

Although much has been said about digital citizenship in education, what does it look like when it is truly introduced in a cross-curricular manner?  Although there is a great framework in place for Saskatchewan teachers as Krista and Kelsie pointed out in their recent video on the subject of digital citizenship, it is at times …

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall: What’s your Digital Reflection?

How do you define yourself?  Digital identity can be described as the digital representation of a physical entity.  This could be a person, an organization or even a school district for example.  In today’s world of new and emerging technologies, managing one’s identity online has become a crucial and necessary skill to have.  Some have …

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You’ve Reached Your Goal: Digital Citizenship in Health/Wellness

I have recently been exploring the idea of using technology in my Health and Wellness classes to promote a healthy lifestyle.  The idea is to explore apps that would allow integration of Health and Wellness concepts into class structure and into the students own personal lives.  The end goal being to evaluate these apps for …

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