After taking a look at the readings and videos that were shared with us this week, and thinking about the different tools that were mentioned this week in the class presentation, I think there are many different tools that people are just not aware of, so in turn I wasn’t made aware of them. When … Continue reading “Do You NOT Find This Difficult?”
This week, after reading and thinking about the integration of productivity suites, like Google and Microsoft, into the school scene, I really had to think about the ideas that were brought forward in class. The idea of us preparing students for the work force was one that stood out. Then I thought about how it … Continue reading Productivity = Based on a Computer?
To Postman, Sesame Street undermines the traditional idea of school. But I then ask, what IS the traditional idea of school? When I think about a child starting kindergarten, I think about the energetic teacher who teaches the letters, numbers, and basic schooling skills in fun and creative ways. Many of the Kindergarten teachers I … Continue reading A Walk Down “Sesame Street”
This week in class, we spoke about the different theories of learning. My task for this blog is to look specifically at which theories I use when teaching and how its changed while I have taught so far. Speaking of the different learning theories made me think about each decision I have made and will … Continue reading Are my Theories actually THE Theories?
write a blog post exploring your personal understanding of educational technology. What might a contemporary definition of educational technology look like? How has your own understanding and practice of using educational technology been shaped (consciously or not) by the rich historical and philosophical contexts? Educational technology – a word that I have had to explain … Continue reading Week 2 – My Understanding of Educational Technology