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Tech Task#10

21st Century Learning We now live in a technology saturated global society. Children need to learn the skills to become functioning citizens such a society. According to Tony Wagner there are seven survival skills we need to help students achieve. … Continue reading

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Final Project

For our final project we complied a blog pertaining to media literacy. We included videos of lesson plans, resources, and a diary. To see our final project click here.

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

There is one thing I will never forget that Ken Robinson said in this video. He said “we need to recognize that creativity is as important in education as literacy”.  I can’t agree more! I never knew where the belief … Continue reading

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What is the Role of Openness in Education?

  I came across David Wiley’s Open Education and the Future presentation on YouTube. His video really got me thinking about the shift from a more closed education to an open one and how this is going to affect me … Continue reading

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Should Students be Able to Use Their Cell Phones in Class?

  I was on the fence about whether cell phones should be used in class. It wasn’t until Dean Shareski mentioned how Craik School was using cell phones successfully in the classroom that I thought cell phones many be able … Continue reading

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Participatory Culture

While searching for videos about media literacy for my final project I came across the video Participatory Culture by Henry Jenkins. According to Wikipedia participatory culture is when individuals are not only consumers but also contributors and producers. Henry Jenkins … Continue reading

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Skype in the Classroom

I believe Skype will become an extremely useful tool in schools across Saskatchewan. I unfortunately haven’t always thought this way. I thought Skype was an awesome tool but never really gave it much consideration for it usefulness in the classroom. … Continue reading

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