Category Archives: Course 2

Final Project 2 – RUA’s and How They Keep Us Safe Online

“We may have been great fools to develop the post office, to invent the newspaper and the railway; but the harm is done – it will be our children who will see it; we have created a Frankenstein monster at whom our … Continue reading

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Empower – Inspire – Impact

The title of this blog is a play on my schools tagline “Inquire – Inspire – Impact” But why did I change it?  I’m talking about Technology and young people, I really don’t think we need to encourage them to … Continue reading

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Google Digital Citizenship and Safety Course – A Review

This blog will look at the Google’s Digital Citizenship and Safety Course, reflecting on it’s strengths and weaknesses.  It will also consider where responsibly lies for teaching these important skills to students. Unit 2: TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT INTERNET SAFETY AND PRIVACY … Continue reading

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Brave? Foolish? Private?

Online privacy is something that people take very seriously.  Reflecting on a previous post ‘Footprints – Tattoos – CVs‘, it is clear why people want to look after their privacy – especially teachers! How would you feel being open to … Continue reading

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Beg – Borrow – Steal

Copyright and Fair Use: did you ask for permission? Have you just borrowed it without the owners knowledge? Did you steal it? Do you know? This is a hot topic in schools, especially as our students can be worldwide published … Continue reading

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Looking for Option 2 collaborative partner!

“Option 2: In a small group that contains at least one person outside your school, create a unit planner (using the UbD template) on the enduring understanding of this course that helps teach students about 21st Century Literacy Ideas, Questions, and Issues. … Continue reading

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Footprints – Tattoos – CVs

Digital Tattoo As an international educator is is key to have a professional brand.  I went to a workshop last year about branding yourself and getting your educational philosophy out there to be seen by future employers and of course your … Continue reading

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Autonomy – Mastery – Purpose

When considering the how technology is changing the learning landscape of global education we must first look at what we think is happening within our schools.  Life is a series of problems to be solved, however are we giving our … Continue reading

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