Should Schools Stop Teaching Things That Can be Googled?

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Have you ever found yourself googling things such as "how to multiply fractions", "how many ml in a liter", or "what is the capital of ___"? Or maybe you've found your self googling things like "how to lose weight", "how many days in a year", or "how many countries are …

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Technology in the Classroom Enhances Learning: Does it or Does it Not

  The debates have begun! Each week, from now until April 12th, two students from EDTC 400 will participate in a debate.  This week's debate topic was "technology in the classroom enhances learning." In one corner, fighting for the topic, was Ashlee! In the other corner, fighting against the topic, was Raeann! Who won me …

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Social Media: Friend or Foe?

It all Started with Likes I remember the first time I paid attention to Facebook likes. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when I came across a friend's profile picture that had just been added. Because she was my friend, I thought I'd better give it a like. As I moved the little arrow …

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My Digital Identity

First of all, do I Even Have a Digital Identity? Like nearly everyone in the world today, I do indeed have a digital identity. At the most, I post to social media maybe once or twice a month, which for some people, that might seem like an awfully low number, but despite my lack of …

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Introduction!

Hey there EDTC peeps! Thanks for checking out my blog. In the following video I will introduce myself, share a few of my favourite hobbies, and list my three goals for EDTC 400. Also, since I literally just re-installed Twitter on my phone, feel free to check out my Twitter profile! https://youtu.be/HYMPr4GUVKo