Category Archives: EC&I 830

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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Can we live without it?

Technology is making our kids unhealthy What an interesting debate this one turned out to be during the second half of our class Tuesday night. The agree team – made up of Aubrey, Jayme-Lee, and Jennifer – debated against an … Continue reading

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#tlap, but #knowyourfacts

The first of two debates this week focused on the topic of schools not teaching anything that can be googled. To convince us of this argument, Luke, Ashley, and Andrew teamed up and presented a wide variety of arguments that really … Continue reading

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64 to 36

Technology is an area of controversy and debate, where opinions range from extreme to mild in both the positive and negative side of the argument. I find myself on neither end of said spectrum, but rather somewhere in the middle, … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Status – In Progress

If you have followed my blog previously, you would know that I am no educational technology expert. In fact, last semester’s introduction and subsequent dive into educational technology in EC&I 831 was a completely new experience for me. A daunting, … Continue reading

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