Monthly Archives: June 2016

I am dependent. Are you?

We have become too dependent on technology and what we really need is to unplug Agree or disagree? For our very last debate in this spring session, I feel as though I may (finally) be taking a side. Not without some … Continue reading

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Stop-Motion Summary

Can it be? Is it already that time? I feel as though we just began this course, and yet we have covered so much in such a short amount of time. I have truly enjoyed the debates every week, particularly … Continue reading

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Critical Friends or Critical Frenemies?

Public education has sold its soul to corporate interests in what amounts to be a Faustian bargain.   Agree or disagree?  Quite a loaded statement! Although in the end I understood just how loaded it truly was, at the onset, … Continue reading

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Define: equity

Is there such thing as true equity? I’m really not sure, and I think that is why I am still torn about the debate on Tuesday, Technology is a force for equity in society. Bob and Katherine debated against Ian and Ainsley … Continue reading

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Another day, another debate to ponder… Oh wait! It’s mine this time!

So… I debated this week. I was so nervous! Debates in a normal setting – you know, the ones with non-verbal communication that indicates when one can speak? – make me nervous. The idea of jumping in and out of a … Continue reading

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So… What does this mean for us?

The Great EdTech Debate lives on, this week under the controversy of Openness and sharing in schools is unfair to kids. After a great debate in which Kelsie, Danielle, and Shannon argued for the agree stance and Lisa, Haiming, and … Continue reading

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