My Technology/Social Media Audit — Part Two

Yesterday I shared that I have undergone a personal technology/social media audit in recognition that I need to model some healthier patterns of technology use. You may read about the basic premises I established for this audit here. As for the specific strategies have adopted, along with some reasons for them, here is the list: …

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My Technology/Social Media Audit — Part One

The last two years I have noticed a difference with the majority of my students in the classroom -- one that I anecdotally attribute to social changes due to COVID-19. My students, even the best and most self-aware ones, are tied to their phones even more than they were before. Most can articulate how this …

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My Three Words Guiding 2020

Several years ago the #OneWord movement began in education. This is where educators select a word that will guide them in the coming year -- a focal point for their work in their next trip around the sun. Twitter is a common place for these words to be shared with other educators looking for support …

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Malala and Helping Students Find Their Voice

I am no doubt behind the times, but over the past month I have become very interested in the remarkable story of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist for education and woman's rights who was shot in the head by the Taliban at age 15, survived, and continues her crusade today. With her father as her …

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