Tag Archives: Digital responsibility

Integrating Synergy

Our Grade Five class just wrapped up a unit on Advertising & Media. As the technology integration specialist my role was to support students in the creation of a collaborative website demonstrating their conceptual understanding of the Central Idea as … 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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I’m Flipping OUT!

No doubt there are those out there who would argue there is only one “true way” to define a flipped classroom effort. To those of you (and you know who you are) who find offense at what I am about … Continue reading

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Yes, another Twitter tips blog post

Well as I sit down to type some new notes to add to the eBook, Deepen Your Digital Footprint: A Beginner to Intermediate Guide to Increasing Online Traffic and Web Presence, I think to myself, why not make this into … 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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Taking Care Of Your Digital Self

Talk about being caught off guard. I uploaded a review of one of the readings thinking I’d get back to the focus questions later and Jamie  already commented on it! Oops. Thanks by the way Jamie. I also enjoyed your … Continue reading

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