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?
Are you guilty of saying some of these things or have heard colleagues mutter these? "I'm not a computer person." "It's easier to just not use technology at all." "These kids don't know how to act when they go online. They are always off task." "I'll show that #digcit video on Friday if I have … Continue reading DigCit State of Mind
Much like most of us did after sleuthing on strangers last week, I did some searching on my own name and came across very little except some news articles and profile pictures regarding some sporting accomplishments I had when I was in my prime (mostly under my maiden name). As much as I was glad … Continue reading Digitized Identification
Is it betterIs it better now?Are we betterAre we better now?Is it betterIs it better now?Are we betterAre we better now? All we needed was a lifeline (is it better, is it better now?)We swore we'd be better than the last time (are we better, are we better now?)Tell me, tell me that you're all … Continue reading Digital Generations- Controlling the Gap
I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Mary Beth Hertz speak to our class this past week on the topic of technology in school. As she brought forth her insight and knowledge on the topic, I was constantly looking up terms for which she was using, such as FOMO, digital natives, and COPPA. I also did a … Continue reading Digital Natives and Parenting
This semester marks the downhill portion towards completing my master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction, and I am stoked about this! Raise the roof! I have been teaching for 15 years, which is insane to think about. I started in grade 7/8/9 in rural Saskatchewan in my first year and was fortunate enough to get … Continue reading Hello, again!