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. I came into this course thinking I knew a lot about technology. I was quickly proved wrong. This course has taught me quite a lot.I feel that I have learned some very useful teaching strategies throughout this course as well. Before this course I had no idea how much technology can help in the…

Copyright Laws

Before this unit I was pretty much completely ignorant to most copyright laws seeing as how I have always tried to pretend they don’t exist. When I heard the amount of unreasonable and potentially insatiable laws that exist regarding creative content I was a bit discouraged. The amount of laws that we have surrounded ourselves…

Social Media and School

Social media is a rapidly changing form of collaboration which can be extremely useful amongst teachers and students. I personally use social media for a wide range of reasons. The main reason I use social media is as a creative outlet. I am the annoying person who posts pictures of my food on instagram, but…

Technological Tools

The tool I chose for this assignment was Quizlet. On the Quizlet website you are able to do a number of things including creating flashcards. Creating flashcards on Quizlet¬†is quick and easy especially if you have the Quizlet App. I feel that in the future this site and many like it may become increasingly popular…

Cloudware

Cloudware is a vastly growing form of technology that allows users to store things on a remote server and download them to various devices. Cloudware also allows for an enormous amount of collaboration between users. Cloudware is an all-encompassing ¬†term for various different forms of software available to the public. In our current class we…

PBL

PBL: Project Based Learning Project based learning is a unique style of teaching that is very interactive. PBL is different from most traditional style of learning because rather than memorizing information through listening to lectures, students have a hands-on experience while creating projects and having discussions. When I was in elementary school is when this…

Cyber Education

First of all I want to apologize for not publishing this blog sooner, there are just not enough hours in the day. My initial response to Mitra’s experiment was that I was very surprised. I was shocked and how much and how quickly children will learn if something actually interests them. I liked what Mitra’s…

Evolution of the Globe

Technology plays an enormous role in our day-to-day life. As I write this I am using a symphony of hardware and software that are allowing you to read this very post. All these forms of technology are also allowing us to create one global culture that is more or less uniform. We are able to…