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Week #2 – Post 2 – Tools For Online & Distance Education

Week #2 – Post 2 – Tools For Online & Distance Education

During my interview with Regina Catholic Schools four years ago, if I had been told that I would be teaching through my computer from my home office during a global pandemic, I would have looked at them with complete disbelief. And here we are, slowly progressing out of Covid-19 restrictions in Canada more than aContinue reading “Week #2 – Post 2 – Tools For Online & Distance Education”

Week #2 – Post 1 – Is the Internet really a productivity tool or merely an endless series of distractions?

Week #2 – Post 1 – Is the Internet really a productivity tool or merely an endless series of distractions?

Before I watched the video “Single-tasking is the new Multi-tasking,” I took a quick reflection of myself as either a single or multi-tasker. I frequently do multi-task; however, if the task is difficult or time-sensitive, I can usually put distractions aside and focus on one thing. As I began to watch the video, my firstContinue reading “Week #2 – Post 1 – Is the Internet really a productivity tool or merely an endless series of distractions?”

Blog #1 – Define Educational Technology

Blog #1 – Define Educational Technology

What is your personal definition of educational technology, and what connections can you make between this definition and the historical and philosophical origins of edtech? Which theories of knowledge and/or learning underpin your own teaching philosophy and classroom practice? How have your beliefs shifted or changed over the course of your teaching career thus far?Continue reading “Blog #1 – Define Educational Technology”

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