Hi all! Laura Gaboury and I created a podcast: “Geeky Gurus: Janeen and Laura’s Edu-Tech Extravaganza!” for our summary of learning — take a listen! You can find our resources below. Resources Abe, P., & Jordan, N. A. (2013). Integrating social media into the classroom curriculum. About Campus: Enriching the Student Learning Experience, 18(1), 16–20. … Continue reading "Summary of Learning"
I get the frustration teachers have with the freeloaders — people that just take, take, take resources, and don’t share (or create) anything themselves. We’ve all experienced that frustration, and to be honest it’s really difficult not to fall into the trap of selfishness. I won’t share anything because you aren’t sharing anything with me. … Continue reading "Open education and the lessons we learned in kindergarten"
I wrote another post a couple of months ago on social media activism. You can check it out here. In a nutshell, here is the essence of my previous argument: I hate the idea that the way we do the work – the work of social justice, the work of engaging in creating equitable spaces … Continue reading "Social Media and Social Activism"
So, I am choosing to explore Reddit. A number of people I know talk about Reddit, and I’ve been on it before but I don’t understand how it works, or who it is for; nor do I understand how to navigate the platform. My initial sense is that people seem to talk about it like … Continue reading "Reddit… I read it"