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Author: Tammy Friesen

Digital Assessment – Quizziz and Formative in the Classroom

Digital Assessment – Quizziz and Formative in the Classroom

Assessment has been one of those things that I feel I can always do better for my students. I often feel the shadow of report cards looming behind me and expectations to meet the demands of reporting periods. Sadly, this is often the driving force behind assessment, and I don’t think I am the only… Continue reading Digital Assessment – Quizziz and Formative in the Classroom

Social Media – A Moral Panic or a Real Dilemma?

Social Media – A Moral Panic or a Real Dilemma?

When I started watching The Social Dilemma, I felt a tight knot developing in my stomach. My mind was whirling with questions like “how could we get to this point?,” “how can we stop this craziness?,” “is this really the case or is there another side to social media?” My thoughts then turned to my… Continue reading Social Media – A Moral Panic or a Real Dilemma?

My Journey from a Distance – Wading into Distance and Online Learning

My Journey from a Distance – Wading into Distance and Online Learning

According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, “Distance education or distance learning commonly refers to formal education offerings where instructor and learner are physically separated and where learners can study appropriately designed materials at a place, time and pace of their own choosing.”  We were certainly thrown into this situation in March of this year.  However, instead… Continue reading My Journey from a Distance – Wading into Distance and Online Learning

Educational Technology – Friend or Foe?

Educational Technology – Friend or Foe?

Over this past week, I have taken some time to reflect on my experiences of educational technology as student and as a teacher. I was completely mind boggled as I journeyed through the decades of my educational lifespan – as a student, filmstrips and film reels, language labs, and books on cassette, Comodore 64s, and… Continue reading Educational Technology – Friend or Foe?

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