Module 3: Building Digital Bridges Across the Divide

Introduction EDTC 6101 ISTE Standard 7a: Inspire and encourage educators and students to use technology for civic engagement and to address challenges to improve their communities. Question: As technology continues to move our knowledge building, learning and interactions online, how do we re-frame our understanding of the role that schools play in our society by making it …

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Module 2: How do schools color in the digital lines?

Introduction EDTC 6101 ISTE Standard 7c: Support educators and students to critically examine the sources of online media and identify underlying assumptions. When schools are looking to protect their students in their digital environments, administrators start with the laws that are in place that their teachers, schools and districts have to follow. CIPA, the Children’s Internet Protection Act, …

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Module 1: Why Technology has Forced us to Share

Question: What are the ethical underpinnings of teachers creating curricula for schools for free? #EDU6101 “The information society is like a tree that has been growing its far-reaching branches much more widely, hastily, and chaotically than its conceptual, ethical, and cultural roots. The lack of balance is obvious and a matter of daily experience in …

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Digital Innovation & Problem-Solving in an IB Classroom

Standard: ISTE 6c: Create learning opportunities that challenge students to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems with computational thinking. Question: How can my IB MYP Individuals & Societies students use digital platforms as a part of the design cycle to innovate and solve problems with computational thinking? As part …

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Ann K. Gilcrease

Written & Compiled by Ann Katherine Gilcrease. Educator & Lifelong Learner. Digital Education Leadership participant. Seattle Pacific University. Ann Gilcrease is a student in the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University. She received her Bachelors in Music with a minor in Cultural Anthropology from Transylvania University and is in the process of completing …

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