Last week I blogged about my progress in ECI 831 and how I thought I was slowly getting a handle on some of the things that we were trying to do. That was last week... before I sat in on a class with Scott Leslie and Brian Lamb and their discussion on remixing education. I… Continue reading Copyright or copyleft?
When I first started ECI 831 I felt a bit like I had been thrown off the side of a cruise ship and I was trying to find a life-preserver. I have enjoyed the course since day one, but it made me reach so far out of my comfort zone and I wondered If I… Continue reading Am I starting to understand?
Once again we had a very interesting ECI 831 class last night on the topic of understanding media literacy. I was a bit late getting back from teacher convention in Regina, but when I came in the topic of discussion was filtering or blocking websites at school. This caught my attention immediately, because it was… Continue reading Does filtering solve our problems?
http://www.freedigitalphotos.net I recently started a blogging project with the grades 4/5 class in my school and I was intent on protecting them and keeping them safe from the outside world. I went to a lot of work to set up the site so all of their posts and comments run through my gmail account and… Continue reading How safe is too safe?
Once again, I walked away from my computer last Tuesday feeling full and over flowing with new ideas and information. I can't help but sharing my experiences with my staff at school, especially my principal. We are in close quarters, so she gets to hear it whether she wants to or not. I can't say… Continue reading Open Education, Are we ready or are we being left behind?