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Resistance to Embracing Technology in the Classroom, Then and Now

Resistance to Embracing Technology in the Classroom, Then and Now

Being someone who did not grow up watching much “Sesame Street”, I admit that I had to do some digging around to try to understand why someone would state that “Sesame Street” undermines what the traditional idea of school represents”. From what I could remember, this television program focused on preparing children for preschool. They …

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One theory, two theories, three theories…four

One theory, two theories, three theories…four

I found the readings this week very interesting and thought-provoking. Source When I sat down to read, I knew that I was trying to identify what theory of learning most closely resembled my own teaching philosophy and classroom practice. So, I started with Ertmer and Newby. The first theory that is discussed is behaviorism. As …

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Educational Technology- What does it look like to me?

Educational Technology- What does it look like to me?

Image credit I was sitting beside my partner in the computer lab. The teacher asked if we had chosen our floppy disk for this class. It was those 5 ¼ inch ones, not the smaller version that my teacher called a “diskette”. There was a box of these floppy disks, and each one of them …

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