Course 2

Privacy is Relative

My husband’s grandmother was born and died in a tiny coal mining town called Athens, Tennessee. She lived there her whole life. The one and only time she ever left that town was when she took a bus to Texas to visit her…

Kids vs Lab Rats

This blog post has been lingering in the ‘draft phase’ for the past 3 weeks. I don’t know why, but it’s been one of the hardest topics for me to put my thoughts into words. However, our course deadline looms…

Cyber Philanthropy

I took a big risk today with our fourth grade students. I gave them my gmail account name and password. Ok, not my main one, but a new account I create for them so they could access their new class…

Responsibility Hot Potato

“How do you think you would react if the school called us in for a meeting because our daughter had been caught engaging in cyber-bulling behavior and they were threatening to suspend her?” My husband blinked. “Theoretically, right? She’s only in kindergarten.”…