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ScreenCastify: Another Google Extension in our Lives

ScreenCastify: Another Google Extension in our Lives

Welcome back for another enlightening blog post everyone! Today I want to talk about Screencastify, which can be discovered while using Google Chrome. Screencastify is one of the main browser extensions I use and not just in university classes either but also in my classroom.  My main use of Screencastify has been to record and … Continue reading ScreenCastify: Another Google Extension in our Lives

Cognitivism to Connectivism: A Pedagogical Shift

Cognitivism to Connectivism: A Pedagogical Shift

Looking back on the beginning of my teaching career, my teaching pedagogy mirrored the way I was taught in high school. The majority of my teachers primarily taught using Cognitivism, which Ertmer and Newby describe as “knowledge acquisition is described as a mental activity that entails internal coding and structuring by the learner. The learner … Continue reading Cognitivism to Connectivism: A Pedagogical Shift

Personal Snapshots of Educational Technology

Personal Snapshots of Educational Technology

My personal understanding of educational technology is best examined by taking what I know now and looking back at snapshots of my educational past to see how technology has evolved and grown. Snapshot #1: Elementary School – All the Right Type When I think back to elementary school and the technology we accessed, my mind … Continue reading Personal Snapshots of Educational Technology

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