It is possible to build a positive digital identity

It is possible and important to build a positive digital identity and teach our student to do the same. To exemplify how I am doing both things, here are two of my previous posts on digital identity:

My digital identity: Past, present, and future

My lesson plan on digital identity

Update: You must read Brooke’s post on digital identity!


No online friends, no Snapchat party

I won’t give up (yet) on Snapchat since I am on a mission to understand two of the apps that my adult students use regularly. It has been only one week since I installed Snapchat on my phone.

Screenshot before installing Snapchat on my phone

I was very impressed by the numbers shown on my screen: 500 million downloads? 14+ million reviews? WOW!

Then, I pressed “install”, and I saw this:  Continue reading “No online friends, no Snapchat party”

From monitoring to mentoring – The new educational system

This post is an invitation: an invitation to reflection and to action. Regan’s last blog post was the answer I was looking for to Alec’s question on how we should educate our students. Regan mentioned this article, and two of its words resonated with me: monitoring and mentoring.

Since finishing my undergraduate program in Education, I have believed that educators are mentors. However, when technology became “an invader in my classrooms”, Continue reading “From monitoring to mentoring – The new educational system”