EC&I 832 – Summary of Learning

This video is the final assignment for the course on Digital Citizenship and Media Literacies. Enjoy it!

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Your tweet is on the big screen!

In our last class, we discussed educators’ behaviours in public spaces and online relationships with the STF President Patrick Maze. I know some people may think the policies around online sharing, for educators, are too restricted, but I believe that the protection of the prestige of the profession must come first. I really enjoyed learning more about the teachers’ code of professional practice in Saskatchewan.

On the following day, I got this message from a friend:

Continue reading “Your tweet is on the big screen!”

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”

Digital dualism mindset

I am amazed by this week’s topic and required readings. I have just realized that we borrow certain beliefs and reproduce them in our daily conversations without really understanding some of them. For example, if it is not on Google, it does not exist, or “we have become obsessed with being offline more than ever before.” Nathan Jurgenson also affirms that “[w]e can’t log off” anymore. Really, Nathan? Continue reading “Digital dualism mindset”