EDTC 300

The Effectiveness of Games in the Classroom: A Conversation on Kahoot

Retrieved from: https://sites.google.com/site/technicallymiddle/kahoot This week we were asked to conduct a theoretical conversation between two parties regarding technology use in the classroom. My partner Katelyn and I created a  (completely fictional and intentionally humorous) conversation around the use of Kahoot as a learning tool in the classroom. The conversation was instigated by a seasoned, old fashion… Continue reading The Effectiveness of Games in the Classroom: A Conversation on Kahoot

EDTC 300

The Power of the Internet: The Importance of Responsibility and Compassion in the Online World

The internet is a beautiful place, but it is also a very, very dark place. At the tips of our fingers, we hold so much power to put something out into the world forever, whether it be for good or for bad. I was very honored and grateful for Carol Todd (@c_todd) coming to our EDTC… Continue reading The Power of the Internet: The Importance of Responsibility and Compassion in the Online World

EDTC 300, My Learning Project

More than Simply Gestures and Signs: A Look into Deaf Culture

Photo Credit: romanboed Flickr via Compfight cc For this week’s #LearningProject post, I decided to dig a little deeper into the Deaf culture rather than just learning the signs and forgetting about the history that goes with it. With the SignLanguage101 resource, each lesson gives you a brief look into the Deaf culture which I… Continue reading More than Simply Gestures and Signs: A Look into Deaf Culture

EDTC 300

Teacher, Detective, Cyber-sleuth Extraordinaire: Investigation into Online Presence

              Photo Credit: Flооd Flickr via Compfight cc Challenge: Cyber Sleuth a partner of your choice (with permission, of course) and find out everything you can about them. Status: Accepted. Before being a part of my EDTC 300 class, I never really thought about digital identity in any length.… Continue reading Teacher, Detective, Cyber-sleuth Extraordinaire: Investigation into Online Presence