May the Force Be With You…When You Have Access and the Skills to Use Technology

Technology means equity? Tonight's debate, was once again, was very informative and brought forth some valid points on both sides. However, I must say that I sided more with the disagree side for a couple of different reasons: As stated in the article posted by Jasmine and Victoria, other equity issues still remain such as … Continue reading May the Force Be With You…When You Have Access and the Skills to Use Technology

Technology in the Classroom Enhances Learning….Or Does It?

Source I was floored by the debates that were presented today and definitely scared of the work I have to do with my partner, Jocelyn, to prepare for our argument next week.  However, I was so glad that Matt and Trevor as well and Amanda and Nancy set the bar high for what the rest … Continue reading Technology in the Classroom Enhances Learning….Or Does It?

Being literate? What does it mean to you?

Source The concept of “being literate” today has a bit of a different definition as time goes on. During my exploration of a definition of literacy, much to the same findings as Catherine, I also came across a few different definitions that focus on a socially constructed viewpoint on literacy. "Literacy is a social construction, … Continue reading Being literate? What does it mean to you?