Summary of Learning in ECMP355

Well, as the ECMP355 comes to a close I find myself reflecting on the knowledge I have gained through the course.  In my summary of learning, I talk about the importance of digital citizenship, the uses of social media, and the highlights of the course.  Most importantly, I believe it is important to think and

A Never Ending Journey

Prior to the course, I have attempted to gain my PLN by sharing education articles, and tweeting about education.  I had previously used my blog for posts in other classes as well as sharing my experiences in internship and pre-internship.  However, I always felt that blogging in this scenario was a chore.  Now, I use

What You Missed at #EdcampYQR

Today was my first day of experiencing Edcamp.  For those of you who do not know what Edcamp is, it is a PD event for teachers by teachers.  Teachers are able to express what they want PD on.  For example, Minecraft in the classroom, Genius hour, or classroom management and establishing a routine.  Through edcamp,

Coding? How can I use code in the Classroom?

According to an article by International Business Times, “Coding is basically telling a computer what you want it to do, which involves typing in step-by-stepcommands for the computer to follow”. Through my experience in coding using both Code Academy and Hour of Code I began to learn the basics of coding.  Through Code Academy I was

Life in a Hyper-Sexualized World

After watching the CBC documentary Sext Up Kids.  I didn’t find it over surprising to see how sexualized our society is becoming.  A simple Google search of “girls” shows just that.  I decided to do a quick experiment what would show up if I typed in “girls” and hit the image search.  This is a screenshot