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Digital Citizenship: The Everything Intro for Elementary Students

The title sounds like a pretty tall tale but I promise you, is isn’t. As an introduction this project is nothing if not ambitious. It is the culmination of many thoughts, lessons, study and based on my work with international … Continue reading

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Real Communication: Animated Infographics

If you want something to be remembered you have to frame it in a narrative. Visual Literacy, which can be broken into further subsets like infographics and digital storytelling, encompasses a skill set of increasing importance in a world where information grows … Continue reading

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Interested in Serious EdTech Professional Development?

This blog post will cover many topics. I wear many hats. In brief, I will discuss how I have recently employed technology: as a homeroom teacher an ICT specialist a school promoter a teacher trainer an MYP Technology teacher I … Continue reading

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Social Learning Theory, Digital Citizenship & Acceptable Usage Agreement Screencast

I wanted to share the webcast/website for my first webinar. I hope you find it useful. Please just click the screen capture of the website for access.

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THE BEST Intro to Copyright and Fair Use EVER!

I don’t know how many hours this took to make but it was worth every second! Please share this gold. Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University provides this humorous, yet informative, review of copyright principles delivered through the words of the … Continue reading

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Backwards Planning Post: A Project Based Learning Unit, Explained Backwards

The End Result This is one of the documentaries produced by one of the groups in my grade six project based learning unit. It represents the median, based on our rubric. I am quite pleased with all of them as … Continue reading

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Acceptable Usage Online Seminars, Policies & Agreements for Students & Teachers

This is the final project post for COETAIL course 2. I realized I misspoke at the end. What I meant to say was that, “I wish to produce professional quality screencasts and videos not like this amateurish first attempt! The “real … Continue reading

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Digital Responsibility: Where does it lie? As the Beatles sang, “Here, There & Everywhere”

What is a good man but a bad man’s teacher? What is a bad man but a good man’s job? Tao Te Ching The relevance of this Taoist profundity for me in relation to questions about who should teach what … Continue reading

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Copyright, Fair Usage & Our Obligation as Educators

Copyright As many have pointed out copyright is largely an outmoded legal concept created before the proliferation of the Internet. Organized forward-thinkers, like those at Creative Commons, have started the ball rolling on a freer version of some rights reserved … Continue reading

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