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Transforming Teaching and Learning in a Knowledge Society

It’s amazing to think that a year ago, when I started my graduate diploma, (on my path to an Interdisciplinary Med) I hadn’t written a paper in over 20 years since my first degree.  Even though our first on campus … Continue reading

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Storytelling in the 21st Century

Storytelling has been around since the dawn of time.  People have always shared stories with each other.  Cave drawings, oral storytelling around campfires and during family time, writers creating stories with written word, now, people are moving into using digital … Continue reading

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Connected yet alone?

This is the second or third time in our set of four courses that I have come across work by Sherri Turkle.  I have watched her ted talk, read her opinion based short articles, watched the Front Line story and … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship is so much more

When we begun our class three months ago, I thought that digital citizenship entailed making sure kids knew about safety on the internet, copyright and “netiquette”.  Now, I understand that it encompasses so much more.  As Ribble, Bailey, & Ross … Continue reading

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Can technology bring about environmental stewardship?

This week in our class we have been reading about and discussing contemporary environmental concerns.  Many years ago when I was vacationing in Hawaii, they were working on passing a bill about plastic bags.  When they showed photos and video … Continue reading

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How can we support our students to “Be the Change”

This week, we have been reading about students around the globe that are learning to use social media and Web 2.0 to interact with, learn about and begin movements with others from around the world.   A project started in Costa … Continue reading

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Engaging our Learners… Looking out for the Future

Students in the 21st century require many skills for heading into the workplace.  As educators we need to support students in gaining the necessary abilities to be self driven, collaborative thinkers.  “As our students head into a fast-paced, technically-driven, innovation-demanding, … Continue reading

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