Media Literacy

Should we teach digital citizenship?

I had  difficulty getting started on my blogs this week, mainly because I was suffering from what I call WAD-Web Attention Disorder.  I am so easily distracted from my cause.  I can't help myself, I go to search and read about something and pretty soon I am web miles away from my starting point and… Continue reading Should we teach digital citizenship?

Digital learnng, Uncategorized

Technology and theory-am I stuck?

My first thoughts on this topic were... "I am a constructivist of course."  Most of my learning beliefs are based on the constructivist theory.  Learning is  making connections to what we already know.  I learned this in some of the first teaching training courses that I took... start by finding out what they know and… Continue reading Technology and theory-am I stuck?

21 century learning, Digital learnng, Media Literacy

Are we powering up?

On Saturday I decided to work on ECI 832, but block 4 was not posted yet.  It all worked out,  because I took the opportunity to start my on-line professional development.  One of my favorite things to is surf the web and stop wherever something catches my eye.  I rarely get time to do this,… Continue reading Are we powering up?

Digital learnng, Media Literacy

Is It Really That Simple?

While trying to decide what blog(s) I was wanting to follow this term in ECI 832, I came across a post on the "Cool Cat Teacher" blog on making a case for cell phone use in class. This caught my attention immediately, because I am always expressing my wish for students to have access to… Continue reading Is It Really That Simple?

Blogging, Digital learnng, on-line learning

You’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

Wow, I can't believe that I am writing my final blog post for ECI 831.  One thing we can count on is time traveling quickly.  As I am contemplating what I have learned in my journey this term, it occurred to me that I have moved from not knowing how to set up a blog… Continue reading You’ve Come a Long Way Baby!