Being a Mentor.

Wow! When I look back over this semester, and see all of the progress that my mentees have made, all that I can say is, "wow!" If you're not sure what I'm talking about, let me explain. Over the course of the semester, as part of an assignment in EDTC 400, I was to mentor …

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Do Educators Have a Responsibility to Use Technology and Social Media to Promote Social Justice and Fight Oppression?

When it comes to social issues people are always going to take different sides. Unfortunately, these sides have divided society into different groups-- those who support an issue, those who don't, and those who call themselves neutral. Because eduction is an inherently political environment, it comes as no surprise that this divide has entered itself …

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Summary of Learning!

Once again, another semester and year of of university has come to an end! This is always a bitter sweet time for me as I leave my friends and head back home to work for the summer. This semester's end has been extra bitter sweet as I end my university career and prepare for my …

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Were ‘The Good Old Days’ Better Than Today’s Technological Age?

Recently I wrote a post about whether or not modern childhood is being ruined by social media. In it, I compared childhoods past and present and discussed why older generations believe it was better 'back in their day'. This week's debate in EDTC 400 followed closely behind that previous week's topic, however, this week we …

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