Wow! This semester has just flown by. I have very much enjoyed my time throughout this course learning about Digital Citizenship and Media literacies. I have learned many practical things that I can take with me as a person, a learner, an educator, and…Continue reading
Moral, Ethical, and Legal Issues Surrounding Social Media In the Classroom
Social media is by far one of the most popular words now a days, especially in a classroom. Students of all ages are singing up for accounts on all sorts of platforms and are eager to discuss the latest trends. Many teachers (and other adults) also hav…Continue reading
Everyday, I am someone who wakes up and immediately scrolls through their phone. I always follow the same schedule: check emails, check messages, scroll through Facebook, quick check on Instagram, and sometimes a scroll through Twitter. This “mor…Continue reading
What Is Literacy in 2022?
Our blog prompt this week asks us : what does it mean to be literate today? Well, let’s start with the first idea that people tend to have when they hear the words “literate” or “literacy.” Often times, our first thought i…Continue reading
It Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better
What a conundrum for this week’s post – what exactly is, or should be, the teacher’s role in educating students about digital citizenship? Much like any other emerging need in education, there seems to be this tug of war between society’s needs and what education can do to attempt to meet it. In the middle of this challenge are educators and time. Do not dismiss me just yet, as it sounds like I am going to rant about the plight…Continue reading
Show Me the Meaning of Digital Citizenship… Is this the Feeling of Good Teaching?
Teaching Digital Citizenship: The Role of Schools & Educators The Role of Schools & Educators This week I was lucky enough to present on this topic with Durston, Gerry, and Gunpreesh. If you’re interested in how each of us summarized the articl…Continue reading
Our Roles in Digital Citizenship Education
Every year, teachers are asked to cover a certain amount of minutes per subject. Here is the breakdown according to the Ministry of Education in Saskatchewan for grades 1-5: There is one subject that appears to be missing from our curriculum : digital …Continue reading
My Digital Identity- Past, Present, and Future
This post is coming at y’all quite late so I apologize if my thoughts aren’t as coherent as usual. However, being able to finally take my first vacation in two years has done wonders for my mental health and is well worth the last minute wo…Continue reading
The Future of Schools
After class last week, Alec asked us to write a post expressing our thoughts the generational, cultural, and societal changes that may be ahead in education. These were some of the guiding questions given to us to ponder: Do schools really need to chan…Continue reading