Changing Your Mind; Not Likely While Online

The Internet is a wonderful place for becoming more knowledgeable about our world. In the age of access to information, we can learn about nearly anything that exists or has previously existed. However, the nearly boundless information (of sometimes dubious quality) has an awful tendency to cause us to look for what we believe to … Continue reading Changing Your Mind; Not Likely While Online

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Exiting the Echo Chamber

  Freedom. Now unless you’ve had your head under a metaphorical (maybe even literal) rock for the last few months, you will have heard that Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. As a Canadian, I usually am not very enthralled with our own fascination at what seems to be going on south … Continue reading Exiting the Echo Chamber

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The Enormous Elephant in the Room; 70% of the Internet?

Now I’m certain at least a few readers will remember “the talk” from grade school, perhaps even high school. Maybe some were shielded from it entirely and you didn’t receive that rumoured discourse until much later. The last trend may be a thing of the past for future learners. You’re gonna hear things about today’s … Continue reading The Enormous Elephant in the Room; 70% of the Internet?

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Evolution in Curriculum; Introduced to Students vs. Constructed by Students

As I was working more on the online curriculum, I had an Earth shattering revelation. Maybe it wasn’t quite as big as what may have killed the dinosaurs, but it nevertheless took me down memory lane for a quick trip. Expect changes in your scheduled programming. I was filling in bits of the Archive with links and descriptions … Continue reading Evolution in Curriculum; Introduced to Students vs. Constructed by Students

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Creating Content; Never Pass up a Good Opportunity

Starship Trooper quotes aside, we really have to make use of every instance we can in education to create valuable memories for students. Memory is a huge part of learning, and few things are as memorable as learning projects or experiments and experiences. My learning project in ECMP 355 is something I will remember whittling … Continue reading Creating Content; Never Pass up a Good Opportunity

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