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Net-WORK-ed Learning

Net-WORK-ed Learning

Arguably one of the largest parts of EDTC300 was our network learning project. We were tasked to interact with our peers and other professional contacts online providing support, answering and asking questions, and engaging in meaningful conversations …

Mastery of Dungeon Mastering

Mastery of Dungeon Mastering

The purpose of being a Dungeon Master is not to beat the adventurers. There are no winners or losers. Your challenge isn’t to kill them, or torture them. Your goal is to facilitate, bend the rules so they accomplish their goals all while finding …

Fake News

Fake News

The internet is a magical place where you can find endless amounts of information! University students no longer need to spend hours in an archive to pull up a dusty research article, there are thousands of hours of cat videos for your entertainment. I…

Wizarding Schools of Coding Abilities

Wizarding Schools of Coding Abilities

I have been vert fortunate to have the opportunity to work for an organization that has allowed me to learn basic coding skills. When it came to this project, I was stumped on what to use! I have invested hundreds of hours into programs like Hour of Co…

Book Creator

Book Creator

This week the tool I chose to explore was Book Creator. It is a free web program and app that allows people to create books with their own photos, media and content. I found the program itself a little confusing. To change the look of the page, you had…

NonWhaleJonah

NonWhaleJonah

Jonah is a tough man to sleuth. Currently, we follow each other on twitter and are Facebook friends, so I used incognito mode in Chrome. Incognito mode is an Internet browser setting that prevents browsing history from being stored. Normally, when you …

DnD Power Hour Guest Blog: Harvey Time

DnD Power Hour Guest Blog: Harvey Time

Hail and well met, travellers! You might know me as Harvey Homobabadook—Megan’s friend who plays DnD and takes over the EDTC300 hashtag every other Friday. What’s good! In Megan’s last blog post, she talked about how I offered to DM a session during ou…

Facebook- Teaching Tool or Total Nonsense.

Facebook- Teaching Tool or Total Nonsense.

Jonah and I got together and debated whether or not Facebook can be viewed as an effective classroom tool!! I have never edited video footage before, so please bear with me. Let us know what you think! Do (or will you) use Facebook in your classrooms?

Power of Participatory Culture

Power of Participatory Culture

I love the participatory culture that social websites. At any point in time, you can collaborate with classrooms and professionals from across the country without concerning yourself with timezones, oceans, or language barriers. Sharing sites like YouT…

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