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Last Few Words

After the quickest six weeks of my graduate studies, I have now come to the end of my degree. I have to admit – I think this class has been one of the best ways to finish of my degree. … Continue reading

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Pulling out the VCR

Do you remember the teacher rolling the television set and VCR into the classroom and thinking ‘Oh, this is going to be a great class!’?¬†Didn’t matter if it was a documentary, a movie, a television show, or a 10-minute infomercial … Continue reading

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Towards Greener Pastures

So, I will admit, I have been a little bit of a Negative Nelly recently in regards to technology in my own Social Studies classroom – speaking both to the cons of technology last week and to examples of schools … Continue reading

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Let the distractions begin…

In some of our past EC&I classes, we addressed society’s dependancy on technology and cell phones, and this was personally put to the test this week when I forgot my phone at work. Now, most of us have faced the … Continue reading

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No-tech in a tech-world

When we initially decided in our first week that, after our introductory blog post, the first thing we would do is look into the cons of the use of educational technology, I knew that I would be able to speak … Continue reading

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And this makes 10

One last time – right? I will admit, when I didn’t see any tech classes for this Spring/Summer session, I was pretty disappointed – I really wanted to end my Master’s degree with one of these #edtech classes. That is … Continue reading

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Cheap-seat Tuesday is Back

Who else here loves movies? One our¬†favourite date nights is going to check out the new movies at the theatre, eating some popcorn, and seeing some trailers. All in all, a pretty good night. It also happens that I am … Continue reading

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