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Debate #6: Is Openness and Sharing in Schools is Unfair to Our Kids?

Debate #6: Is Openness and Sharing in Schools is Unfair to Our Kids?

June 9th’s debate was on openness and sharing in schools is unfair to our students.  We had Melinda and Altan on the agree side, and Sherrie and Dean on the disagree side.  I tended to lean on the disagree side of the debate (With some reservations, find out more below). Melinda and Altan did a great job … Continue reading Debate #6: Is Openness and Sharing in Schools is Unfair to Our Kids?

Ed Tech Debate #6

Ed Tech Debate #6

I did not know what to expect from this debate. The topic was openness and sharing in schools is unfair to our kids. I came into this debate not really sure how I felt. Both teams did a fantastic job of arguing their sides and brought some really good …

Openness and Sharing – Fair but Unfair

Openness and Sharing – Fair but Unfair

Tonight’s discussion debated on two different aspects of openness and sharing in school being unfair to our kids. Sherrie and Dean argued the benefits of openness and sharing with regards to learning and connecting with others across the world in a meaningful, purposeful way. Melinda and Altan argued the concerns of openness and sharing with … Continue reading Openness and Sharing – Fair but Unfair

Debate #5: Should Cellphones be Banned in the Classroom?

Debate #5: Should Cellphones be Banned in the Classroom?

June 4th’s topic was on Should Cellphones be Banned in the Classroom? Jill and Tarina on the agree side and Skyler and Alyssa on the disagree side.  In this debate, I voted on the disagree side.  I firmly believed that cellphones in the classroom can be used as a tool for learning. Jill and Tarina highlight the … Continue reading Debate #5: Should Cellphones be Banned in the Classroom?

ED. Tech Debate #5

ED. Tech Debate #5

I think this was the debate that shifted my thinking the most. The topic, cell phones should be banned in classrooms. As a primary elementary teacher I have little experience with students in my classroom carrying a cell phone or using one for educatio…

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