Pre-departure

Nine more days till I leave for England on my study abroad adventure! This is crazy, I remember going into the International building spring term of my Freshman year to talk Ermie, my study abroad adviser, about going abroad. The time has came in a blink of an eye. At first, I was very nervous,…

Final Post

1-  What you know about your students’ prior knowledge and conceptions (either a real class, one I gave you, or a hypothetical example)? I know the general amount of how many students are in my classroom, the number of boys and girls, their technology competencies, learning styles, students that have accommodations, the general race of…

Fostering Student Creativity with Multimedia

In recent discussions of technology in the classroom,  a controversial issue has been whether media  should be used as a tool in classrooms.  On the one hand, some argue that the paper and pen is the best way to teach students. From this perspective, they believe that the media is a distraction and unnecessary in the classroom and takes away…

Teaching with Web 2.o & Social Media

Webtool4u2use 1. One site I looked at was Webtool4u2use, this site is used to help teachers “find the right tool” for using the internet. It is a very helpful tool that shows many different charts and pictures for teachers to look at. 2.  This website will help the teacher work with the students to become digital…

Promoting Digital Citizens

What does copy right mean? Copyrights write means a reader needs to have the authors permission to use their work in a project. The author would have to agree that the reader uses the information to help protect the right of the author of the article, song or movie. What the four tests for fair…

Standards Base Digital Critical Thinking

To be information literate is to be able to pull out the information from an article and to know if the source of the article is credible and reliable to use. I believe that we can teach our students the essential skills to get information for literacy. like he article said. We need to teach…

Defining 21st Century Learning

In recent discussions of if Wikipedia should be used or band, a controversial issue has been whether it is a reliable source of information.  On the one hand, some argue that it should be used because the information is valid, but should have other sources as well to use.  From this perspective, they believe that students should be a…

Introductory Concept

Turning on the Light By: Marc Prensky In recent discussions of Turning on the Light, a controversial issue has been whether technology should be used in the classroom.  On the one hand, some argue that that it would be beneficial.  From this perspective, it help the students in gage more because they are interested in the material and it…