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    Course 2 - Final Project

      My COETAIL journey. 2 courses down, 3 to go. So where am I with my new learnings and discoveries? I enjoy the art of blogging and reading and responding to the insightful ideas and perspectives of people in our cohort and my new and in
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    Digital Detectives

    Digital Archeaology is a thing now. I thought that was at least 5 years out, but obviously I was wrong. Along those line, last year my co-workers and I put together a video to show kids about being good digital citizens (please don't judge me too har
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    A Tale of Snapchat and Service Learning

    I am not a fan social media (for personal life). I think I last updated Facebook 6 months ago, but I have been toying with the idea of posting that I just paid off my student loans (shameless brag). I didn't have Twitter until 2 years ago, and I didn
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    Dancing with the Dinosaurs

    [caption id="attachment_44" align="alignleft" width="194"] Creative Commons copyright by Randal Droher[/caption] I attended cotillion as a young teenager. Supposedly I was going to learn to dance, have proper table manners, and be a nice young lad
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    Melania, Richard, Vanilla, and Kylie, oh my

    [caption id="attachment_41" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo credit: ArtsyBee via Flickr and CreativeCommons[/caption] I am a big fan of simulations in my own classroom, and my first thought on teaching copyright was how I could do a simulatio
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    Whoops...I'm not perfect

    I think it is increasingly obvious that "online privacy" may be a bit of an oxymoron. While I embrace the possibilities of the internet and technology and a more networked and globalized world, there is always the specter of my loss of privacy and so
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    Share with Care

    How do I model and share my limited knowledge on online privacy? I teach my second graders Common Sense Media lessons on keeping personal information private and creating strong passwords when they are cruising the web.  I should probably apply
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    Poor Ken Bone

    Of all the memorable things that happened in the US presidential debates this year, one man stood out. Not Donald Trump, but Ken Bone of the second debate. He became an adorable internet sensation overnight and, almost inevitably, a quick fall from g
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    Empowering Connections

    [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/128544605[/vimeo] As a mathematics teacher, I find it very interesting that the critical piece in the development of any unit I plan is my choice of title. From The Changing Face of Mathematics, to With Both Magnitude and
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    Course 2 Final Project - Digital Citizenship Through A Mathematical Lens

    [caption id="attachment_275" align="alignleft" width="380"] Mathematical Walk in CPH - Ellipses Staircase by Olga Caprotti CC via flickr[/caption] Digital Citizenship has been front and centre in my thinking throughout Course 2 so I was very happy
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    The Responsible Use of Technology (RUA)

    E&A Publishing House bring you the 3 Keys to the Responsible Use of Technology! [caption id="attachment_224" align="aligncenter" width="595"] E&A's Responsible Use Agreement is perfectly suited to Primary & Middle School Students[/captio
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    Finish line - Course 2

    The internet is slow here in Yangon, and I find these courses difficult to navigate.  I don’t seem to know where to look for things.  Part of it is on me.  I admit, I am have not been staying on top of my blog posts.  It's been a doozy of a
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    One step.

    The internet is constantly changing the world.  The internet has already changed how we gather information, how we stay in touch with others, and how we view the world around us. Recently I was in Kuala Lumpur.   I woke up in the middle of the n
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    Please like me.

    [caption id="attachment_183" align="alignright" width="353"] Like?[/caption]   Please.  Please.  Don't post things you wouldn't want your mother to see.  Or your teachers.  Or your boss.  Or your crush/best friend/grandmother/dentist/
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    Copy that.

    Hey, Miss.  Do we need to do citations?  I mean, we know how to do 'em.  We did 'em last time.  Can't we just skip 'em? This is a conversation I have at least once a year, as students inevitably campaign to forego proper citations since we
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    Shane Gower wrote a tagged post :

    Black Hole Surfing

    pics-about-space.com “I heard someone mention something about Lalique Glass, Im just going to do a quick search to check it out, and then we can go out.” 2 hours later; “hey, did you know dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties a
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    Wrapping up Course 2!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWg487_ICEM
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    Mathematical Remixes

    [caption id="attachment_255" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pure Mathematics Formulae Blackboard https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pure-mathematics-formul%C3%A6-blackboard.jpg[/caption] As I reflect on creativity, copyright, plagiarism and o
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    Privacy, Piracy & the Private Eye

    [caption id="attachment_177" align="alignleft" width="575"] A connected world requires us to travel in different digital dimensions.[/caption] There is a strange coincidence I noticed as I inserted the image above into my blog post entry about pri
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    Do not disturb?

    The pragmatist in me understands that by enrolling in an online media platform,  I am consciously relinquishing some of my privacy. Facebook is, in its essence, severing the privacy barrier between myself and the greater online population.  I t
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    Making the Invisible Visible

    [caption id="attachment_236" align="aligncenter" width="475"] Dancing With Invisible Light by Audrey Penven CC via flickr[/caption] Of all the articles I have read this past month, one of the ones that struck me the most was Digitally Speaking / Pos
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    Blazing Embers

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="454"] Embers of Coal wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Embers_01.JPG[/caption] This past week in my Grade 10 Extended Math class our tech integrator came into my classroom to get students started with the creation of
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    Benjamin J Sheridan wrote a tagged post :

    Online6 Slack-ers

    Hey everyone! Course 2 is cruising by! Tons o' stuff to learn with respect to privacy, digital citizenship, and copyright. I wanted to share a pretty in your face movie focusing on privacy and what you are agreeing to when you click "agree to terms o
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    Going Deep

    It was very exciting to read the blog posts this last week, mainly because I can really see minds ticking and thinking being pushed. To me, that equals COETAIL SUCCESS! The first step in any kind of change or pedagogical shift is awareness, and it's
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    Course 4 Week 3: The Present

    [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="441"] flickr photo shared by Lauren PM under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license( BY-NC ) license[/caption] I think what is important when thinking about course 4 is to choose pedagogies or teaching philoso
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    Course 2 Week 4

    Hello all! Well a bit of a hectic week with spammers, blogs disappearing (Layla we're working on it!), and COETAIL access being blocked in certain countries. Never a dull moment around here! If you haven't noticed... Course 2 can get a bit heavy a
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    Course 2 Week 3

    [caption id="" align="alignright" width="333"] Photo by me.[/caption] Great to see blog post rolling in the past week and weekend. Keep up with your writing! Even if you just create a draft post at the beginning of the week and spend ten minutes a d
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    Digital Tattoo!

    In todays tech centric world it is virtually impossible not to leave a digital footprint. But a footprint can be erased. A digital tattoo is more interesting way to think about the trail you leave online. A tattoo can also be erased surgically bu
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    Kristen Ahlers wrote a tagged post :

    Personal Space in Cyberspace?

    I recently had a child.  With this came a great deal of consideration about digital footprints, as I am very concerned about the images of my daughter available to the public.  I have stayed away from Instagram for the most part, and post 1-2 p
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    Course 2 Off and Running!

    [caption id="attachment_237" align="aligncenter" width="526"] By User:FedericoMP (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Hello fellow Coetailer's! After a fast and furious Course 1 we are on to Course 2. I've gone through the cours