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Summary of Learning

Summary of Learning

I can’t believe we’ve already reached the end of this semester. It wasn’t so long ago that I was preparing for the first debate against Nancy and Amanda. Reflecting on this semester, there were so many things that I learned over the past 6 weeks. Turns out, there are very few simple answers when addressing … Continue reading Summary of Learning

Is openness and sharing unfair to our students? The Great EdTech Debate

Is openness and sharing unfair to our students? The Great EdTech Debate

Lucky for us, we were treated to another great episode of The Great EdTech debate. Debating the issue, “Openness and sharing in schools is unfair to our students” both sides put up a strong argument on topic. Starting with the agree side, Melinda and Altan presented some thought provoking thoughts about this topic, especially in … Continue reading Is openness and sharing unfair to our students? The Great EdTech Debate

Schools should not focus on things that can be easily Googled – Debate

Schools should not focus on things that can be easily Googled – Debate

In this week’s Great EdTech debate , we received a double dose of support as to why we shouldn’t be teaching things that can be easily Googled. All four debaters, Curtis, Lisa, Dana, and Jocelyn did a fantastic job of presenting their thoughts and opinions on why we should focus on other vital skills in … Continue reading Schools should not focus on things that can be easily Googled – Debate

Is Technology a Force for Equity in Society?

Is Technology a Force for Equity in Society?

In this week’s episode of the Great EdTech Debate, the debaters focused on the question, “Is technology a force for equity in society.” With Nataly and Kalyn arguing the agree side and Victoria and Jasmine arguing the disagree side, I knew we were in for a great performance that night. As expected, they did not … Continue reading Is Technology a Force for Equity in Society?

A Day In The Life – Technology Use for Supplemental Learning

A Day In The Life – Technology Use for Supplemental Learning

It’s crazy to think that we are approaching two months of school and most of our province being closed. What’s even crazier to me is that three months ago to the day I was flying into Orlando for my first Disney World experience. As this was my first experience with Disney, I don’t think I … Continue reading A Day In The Life – Technology Use for Supplemental Learning

Major Project Reflection – Coding in the Classroom

Major Project Reflection – Coding in the Classroom

I can’t believe we’ve already reached the end of this semester. It’s crazy to think about how much our personal lives have changed since the first class on January 7. In the first two months of this semester, I was still coaching sports, teaching in my physical classroom, going to the gym, shaking hands with … Continue reading Major Project Reflection – Coding in the Classroom

Exploring the Robotics and Automation Curriculum

Exploring the Robotics and Automation Curriculum

As part of my major project, I wanted to spend some time exploring the Saskatchewan Robotics and Automation Curriculum. Although this is a high school curriculum, I thought it would be valuable to see how my students can continue using the skills learned in the middle years when they move to high school. In addition, … Continue reading Exploring the Robotics and Automation Curriculum

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