As citizens, we all must be ethical and share integrity, whether online or in real life. I always thought of myself as an informed citizen with ethics and integrity as part of my upbringing. Until this course, I truly understood what it meant to be a digital citizen. I am still afraid to post online, […]Continue reading
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Connecting with reading and technology!
I enjoy reading the typical paper literature; however, I have begun to notice that I am reading more articles on the internet than on average. I often check to see what’s happening and can easily find it online. I have become more aware of the type of literature being out online but always revert to […]Continue reading
Gathering Language Through Mentimeter…
I am an advocate for the revitalization of Indigenous languages, particularly the nehiyawe (cree) language. In my role as coordinator of Indigenous education, I would place a nehiyawe word on the wall outside my office. My co-workers would come by and attempt to say the word on the wall. My wife shared with me this […]Continue reading
what does it mean to be literate?
As an Indigenous person and educator, I am literate in the Indigenous ways of knowing; literate comes in many forms. I share this knowledge with various people, including scholars, adults, colleagues, and students. I used to think that being literate meant being well versed in reading and writing and understanding worldviews. I am learning a […]Continue reading
What is digital citizenship? Why is it important?
I asked myself these questions before entering this class. I became aware of the topic a while back and often thought this topic didn’t refer to me or my teaching style. What Is Digital Citizenship? According to Tech Target, digital citizenship is “when a person responsibly uses and accesses technology to engage with their community.” […]Continue reading
A new chapter
Good morning; as I sit and drink my coffee this fine Sunday morning, I had just wanted to share how exciting this class has been for me thus far. I was a little nervous about stepping outside my comfort zone and entering the digital world. I come from interactive activities that involve Indigenous connections and […]Continue reading