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Students are loving their work going up on our blog. They are extremely appreciative of comments people have made. It certainly encouraged I_eat_7_pancakes to put his second one up. Check out Skyelarox’s post on creating a trade centre for goods. … Continue reading
Minecraft brings about so many opportunities.
If we as teachers are to ensure new literacy skills are taught to our students we need to be immersed and proficient in them ourselves. This means moving out of our comfort zones, developing an identity in the online environment, … Continue reading
Copyright is a hotly contested debate in an ever-changing digital landscape, where we celebrate the political power of practices such as the remix and appropriated images and texts. What do we tell our students to best foster creativity without breaking … Continue reading
What kinds of ethical considerations should be a factor for students using new media? Levison (2009) discussed the importance of being aware that an item or tool by itself is neither positive or negative, it is more about the way … Continue reading
In what ways can online communities foster knowledge, learning, understanding and citizenship? Over the last couple of years we have seen social media used to develop community connections and subsequent learning. I personally am part of a PLN (Personalise Learning … Continue reading