As I look back at my major project, I am very happy with the learning that has taken place for myself, but more importantly, for my students. As noted in my first post, the aim of my project was to work with a group of grade 3/4 students on understanding[Read more]Continue reading
Each September, all staff and students of my division are required to sign an Acceptable Use of Technology Agreement. The agreement is vast in covering what technology is, privacy and tracing, and access to the division network. The agreement is in part to protect the division: “Inappropriate use of the[Read more]Continue reading
Please come check out the Top Ten songs from the past three months in my Summary of Learning.
I concluded last week’s post mentioning that I would go into the three surveys that we administered in this week’s post. So here goes…We developed three surveys to do some deeper digging with our students and families. We had a survey for our grade 1 and 2s, grade 3-8s, and[Read more]Continue reading
I am going to approach this post as it pertains to one particular area of Digital Citizenship – informational literacy. Christine’s article, What is media literacy, and why is it important? notes that kids “take in a huge amount of information from a wide array of sources, far beyond the[Read more]Continue reading
When initially thinking about digital identity, a few things come to mind: It is complex! What is my identity? Is it current/reflective of who I am today? How does it change over time? How do we help students really understand its importance and consequences for the present and future? What[Read more]Continue reading
It has been a busy couple of weeks for myself and my students as we undertake our mental health learning journey. Our initial weeks have been filled with understanding our emotions. As I had mentioned before, the students in our grade 3/4 classroom check in using the Microsoft Teams Reflect[Read more]Continue reading
I am a firm believer that there are lessons to be learned from everything that happens in life. How Covid-19 has altered education for the present and future is no exception. As Mme. Leah Bissonnette points out, we need to accept that there will be a new normal in education.[Read more]Continue reading