Taking Tech Beyond the Tool

“The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies” by mrkrndvs is licensed under CC BY-SA Often when supporting teachers with the integration of technology, it is easy to start with a notion that people are beginners. This leads to a process of unpacking applications bit by bit. I wonder if rather than knowledge, the challenge associated with…

Getting Work Done

This post is in responses to the Edublogs Club prompt associated with classroom or office spaces. I am not sure I have that much to say in regards to the aesthetics of open planned working environment. However, I do have some thoughts on the digital spaces which I use to ‘get work done’. As I…

Copying the Web

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I have lost track of the amount of applications and programs that are sold as the solution to getting students coding. The problem that I have with many of these is that they lack purpose and authenticity. One answer is to ‘Steal…

A Blog For All Seasons

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Different blogging platforms enable different possibilities. Here is an account of some examples that I have created over time and the intent behind them. A blog is not a blog. This was the point that I tried to make my last post.…

Why use Open Badges? #OB101

This is my second post in regards Open Badges in response to the course offered by Think Out Loud Club. My first post can be viewed here. There are so many different ways that you can create and allocate Open Badges. Whether it be high or low stakes learning, badges offer a flexible form of micro-credentialling…