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    Navigating the World Wide Web

    A digital footprint? What's that? Recently, I was on my personal Facebook page, and the "On This Day" feature proudly displayed that it was my 10 year anniversary on Facebook. I have been a member of the social network for 10 years. Taking a look at
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    Making Connections: Technology's New Role

    John Locke believed that we all come into the world as a tabula rasa, a blank slate. We are neutral, neither good nor evil, and the type of personality and nature we develop is ultimately due to the environment we grow up in. In the continual Nature
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    What's up with these Digital Natives?

    I find it interesting that the students I am teaching today are called "Digital Natives", a term originated from Marc Prensky. Even though they are at the youngest years (Grades K-5), they grew up feeling comfortable being around and using various d
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    Expanding Thoughts and a Mystery Image

    To continue the theme in my previous post, as a digital native, I don't believe my thoughts are changing so much as they are evolving, developing, and becoming more tangible. Taking the image of a mind-map, I feel like new bubbles are appearing and s
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    Digital Natives

    Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. Henry Ford said that. And as I sit here, at 10pm on Sunday evening writing this post for Week 1, I know I will strive to better organize my time next week. I am also very thankful that I