I can’t believe it’s over

In ECMP 355 I have learned so many things, and have become open to more possible uses for technology in the classroom. Each week we explored new and exciting subjects that have helped me to explore more than I ever knew was accessible online. In this video, I go over some of the key points … Continue reading I can’t believe it’s over

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One moment, One decision, One mistake.

In my previous posts I talk often of my complicated view on technology. I love the possibilities and the connections, but I fear the side effects such as cyber bullying and blackmail. The online world can be a loving community or a horrible depressive leach. When used for good, sharing can be beneficial for yourself … Continue reading One moment, One decision, One mistake.

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Twitter to free speach

So, lets talk about something a little more complex, online social activism. I began my twitter account for my ECMP 355 course, and I have slowly started to love it. My favorite part is that you can see what others are saying about the same topics via hashtags and can comment, retweet and follow your … Continue reading Twitter to free speach

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Not everything is how it seems in the movies!

This week for ECMP 355 we were tasked with exploring the world of code. I personally have always wanted to learn to code but that won’t be happening, like ever. I feel the amount of time and the proper guidance are not reasonable for myself. Many of my favorite tv shows and movies involve a … Continue reading Not everything is how it seems in the movies!

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understanding is the first step to success

So, I need to talk about the idea of tech in the classroom; I have a very complicated view on this subject. In my opinion tech should only be used in the classroom after the teacher feels comfortable with the equipment and is ready to monitor the students’ activity online, and is able to do … Continue reading understanding is the first step to success

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I’m a cybersleuth; Sorry Molly this one is for you!

So, for this weekly post I have been tasked with cybersleuthing/cyberstalking a willing volunteer, thankfully miss Molly Yungmann offered herself as tribute. I decided just to use google for this one as it tends to give me the results I need. Also, because google keeps tabs of things I have searched so it knows I … Continue reading I’m a cybersleuth; Sorry Molly this one is for you!

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Padlet; a simple and usefull tool

So, lets talk about Padlet. Padlet is this amazing site that lets you create this page. You can choose the background and the template for how the posts will be organized and placed on the page. You can choose the setting for who can post and how, you choose who can see the page, and … Continue reading Padlet; a simple and usefull tool

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Youtube; a mixed point of view

For my class we were asked to watch at least the first 15 minutes of An anthropological introduction to YouTube by Michael Wesch. I will start by saying I watched the whole thing. I then decided to watch his ted talk. I cannot emphasize enough how great I found his ideas, his approach and his romantic idea of how … Continue reading Youtube; a mixed point of view

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