Category Archives: Course 2

Learner Profile

This is a learner profile we developed for our CoETaIL course. We used the technology policy of our school as a base to work from, and incorporated the NETS standards for students, teachers and administrators. Its imperative to include the … Continue reading

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The Web We’re Weaving

I am stunned by the amount of video uploaded to YouTube according to Margaret Gould Stewart in her TED talk “How YouTube thinks about copyright.” She says twenty hours worth are uploaded every minute, and that works out to 100 … Continue reading

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Wooly Bully!

We played outside or with toys for hours on end as kids because that was about all there was to do before the digital age. If we had had the internet and all the digital toys that are around today … Continue reading

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My Bonkie

My bonkie was my childhood security blanket. When I see Linus of the Peanuts gang I sympathize. Things to be afraid of were a lot fewer and farther between back then, but the need for a feeling of security was … Continue reading

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Hitting the Wall

Is concern for online privacy generational? To an extent I’d imagine it is. The computers and internet we had in the 70s were pretty fast, but dinosaurs compared to today’s models. Talk of Big Brother, Mother can I build a … Continue reading

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He sees you when you’re sleeping…

Today’s essential question is: When and where should we be teaching students about their digital footprint? I think the “when and where” are relatively easy to answer- whenever and wherever we can in today’s world. My own is not so … Continue reading

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Border Crossing

I just couldn’t see sticking this project into the other post on transformative use. Its creation is transformative for me personally and I want it to have its own feet. Border Crossing involves stepping into new territory and re-establishing ways … Continue reading

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Fair’s Fair

How many times have you heard as a teacher or parent the old refrain “That’s not fair!”? I know I used it more than once myself as a child. We all knew how to call it out, and my version … Continue reading

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What’s new?

Are there any original ideas left, or have they all been thought of before? Its almost a tad arrogant to claim that you have exclusive rights to an idea or words. “I thought of it first!” is easy to say, … Continue reading

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