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Welcome to Digital Literacy!

Welcome to the spring semester of Digital Literacy! This blog will provide you with updates about what students will be learning in the course. Assignments will be distributed and collected via Google Classroom. 64 more words

Digital Citizenship

The Big Disconnect

This article was posted in the last NAIS newsletter we received and I thought it was worth re-sharing. It explores the contradictions between the values we strive to instil in our students at school and the norms that rule the online world. 190 more words


End of MS Clip Art Means Educators Need to Pay Attention

I recently got the news that Microsoft Office will no longer have Clip Art (see more here http://blogs.office.com/2014/12/01/clip-art-now-powered-bing-images/ ). What will happen now is that your search for images to embed in MS Office documents (Word, Excel, Publisher) will be handled by Bing (a search engine owned by Microsoft) using a filter to identify Creative Commons Licensed materials. 657 more words

edtechmentorship reblogged this on EdTech Mentorship Network and commented:

BC Educator Julia Hengstler (who blogs at https://jhengstler.wordpress.com and tweets as @jhengstler ) has given permission to share this useful information about the correct use of creative commons materials.

Digital Citizenship: Are You Having These Conversations With Your Students?

Over the past 2 years, I have had the chance to visit many other classrooms and during these visits I have also had many conversations about digital citizenship with various students throughout grades K-12.   908 more words

Classroom Research: Be intentional about the process

The most important lesson I have learned this week is to “be intentional about this process.”  The first week was exciting but a little chaotic for me as I had to get organized for all of my courses; this course was intimidating because I have yet to conduct a “real” action research project by myself.  886 more words


Reading Review Blog Post 2: Digital Citizenship

For Part B I decided to explore the digital citizenship in more detail with the hopes of piloting a digital citizenship orientation program for a group of grade 8s in my secondary school Library Learning Commons. 758 more words

In Kindergarten, Writers Are Making The World A Better Place For Everyone!

This past week in Kindergarten I began a new writing theme, persuasive writing. In Kindergarten this is a very fun and engaging theme because children get to write about real things that matter to them.   628 more words

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