Navigating social media and social networks as an educator is to say the least…challenging for many. Whether it be managing your own personal accounts or integrating social media with your professional role, it can be difficult to understand where the lines are drawn and what is acceptable. This blog post will share my own personalContinue reading “Ethical & Moral Dilemmas in a Digital World”
Category Archives: Weekly Reflection 832
Making Sense of Media
When I reflect on my own interpretations of information, media and the world around me, it is easy to forget how many years of learning and experience have gone into establishing the critical thinking skills I now have as an adult and professional educator. Growing up with the internet wasn’t always a walk in theContinue reading “Making Sense of Media”
Oh boy. What does it mean to be literate? Well, the basic and straightforward definition traditionally means to be able to read and write. A more in-depth thought on someone who is literate can also be the ways in which we think about reading and writing. But there is so much more to it. InContinue reading “Literate Eh?”
Educators Role in Digital Citizenship
Teaching digital citizenship in schools is currently part of the hidden curriculum. Just like teaching manners, social cues, how to tie your shoes, and so much more, digital citizenship falls under that umbrella. Many believe that teachers should only have to teach outcomes however, we know that we don’t teach just subjects, we teach children.Continue reading “Educators Role in Digital Citizenship”
Our Digital Identities
The idea of having a digital identity is fluid and it consistently grows with you as your personal identity changes over the years or even decades. We often like to assume that digital identity looks the same for everyone. However, for some, it can be a very crucial aspect of their daily lives, whereas othersContinue reading “Our Digital Identities”
Hear Me Roar.
Do schools really need to change? If so, in what ways? I apolgize in advance if this blog post sounds like a soap-box, however; it feels great to type out my feelings on my own personal philosophy of the education system and our schools. To begin with, if schools didn’t need to change it would meanContinue reading “Hear Me Roar.”
Great To See You Here!
Hello everyone! Welcome to my blog space for this course, Digital Citizenship and Media Literacies. I am excited to share this learning journey with you as I further my development in digital media and authentically utilize technology in the classroom. I currently teach grade 6 students in Regina, Saskatchewan. This is my fifth class inContinue reading “Great To See You Here!”