Digital Wisdom & Circumnavigating “The Algorithm”

In his 2013 essay “From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom,” author Marc Prensky claims that an important aspect of exercising digital wisdom involves actively seeking out alternative perspectives, and capitalizing on the enhanced access to these perspectives that technology affords. Though I agree that wisdom in any sphere of life is directly associated with actively …

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Incorporating Student Language into Literacy

During this semester of graduate school, we have been working with ISTE Coaching Standard 3. One of the indicators in this standard has to do […]

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Module 1 EDTC 6103 Video Integration into Google Classroom

During the Spring quarter in the Digital Education Leadership M.Ed. program at SPU we are investigating the ISTE Standards for Teachers. Our first module asked us to reflect on and investigate ISTE Standard 1. The standard led to the question; how can teachers use their knowledge of content, teaching, learning and technology to advance student … Continue reading “Module 1 EDTC 6103 Video Integration into Google Classroom”

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Module 2: Teaching Content Curation to Empower Students

I have found that most if not all intermediate elementary students really lack the skills to check the credibility of sources derived from the internet. Typically students will type a search term into a search engine, like Google and are then faced with millions of results. Here is a great example of a type of … Continue reading “Module 2: Teaching Content Curation to Empower Students”

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Digital Readiness Project: Study of a Public Middle School

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview my principal about the digital readiness of our middle school. The goal was to discover how my institution is ensuring that technology is being used wisely for teaching and learning. The infographic that follows is a visual representation of my findings.  Mike Ribble’s nine elements of digital citizenship, … Continue reading Digital Readiness Project: Study of a Public Middle School

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EDTC 6104: ISTE Coaching Standard 3 e & g – Digital Age Learning Environments

ISTE Coaching Standard 3 provides seven benchmarks for creating and supporting effective digital age learning environments to maximize the learning of all students. My focus is on benchmarks e & g:

e. Troubleshoot basic software, hardware, and connectivity problems common in digital learning environments

g. Use digital

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EDTC 6433 – Module 3 – ISTE Standard 3 -Collaborating with Peers

EDTC 6433 – Module 3 – ISTE Standard 3 – How can I collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation without making them feel insecure or giving up? My demonstrations have sometimes not gone over the way I would have like them to … Continue reading EDTC 6433 – Module 3 – ISTE Standard 3 -Collaborating with Peers

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