Monthly Archives: July 2017

What specific policies will help your district prepare students for current and emerging technology use? How can you help lead your district in creating these policies?

Background The district for which I am proposing policies is located in northern New Mexico. The district is currently comprised of a little more than 3,100 students from ten sites, including five Native American pueblos. There is some economic disparity … Continue reading

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How are electronics viable additions to “crafting” for today’s young person?

In 1989, Back to the Future II was released, and the world got a glimpse of the fashion of the future. The most striking thing about the fashions shown in the movie was how much electronics were integrated into nearly everything. … Continue reading

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Does Every School Need a BYOD policy?

BYOD in Theory The acronym BYOD stands for “bring your own device,” and BYOD is a current trend that is gaining popularity in many schools. Those who support BYOD do so for a few different reasons. First, they see it … Continue reading

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Collection III Index

IP, Friend or Foe?  Collaborate (a Little) Making Sense of Copyright Fair(ish) Use The (Creative) Commons Work Together Weave It Wing It Get Productive  

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Collection III: Weave It

Introduction For this assignment I am interesting in seeing how my classmates approached the “Fair(ish) Use” assignment. I particularly enjoyed this assignment because although it allowed me to show what I had learned about fair use, it didn’t especially feel like … Continue reading

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Collection III: Work Together

Here is a video I helped to create with Jessica, Misty, and Colton. We each supplied two or three videos and Jessica helped mash them all together. She did a great job as organizer and leader. Digital Literacy and Digital … Continue reading

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Collection III: Get Productive

Bullet Journal Because I work from home and am also taking classes online, much of my day, nearly every day, is spent in front of the computer. As much as I appreciate the many tools available on the world wide … Continue reading

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Collection III: Wing It

Objective The objective of this assignment is to encourage dialogue between students. The dialogue can be verbal or visual, but should pertain to the course in some way. Task Create an account on Padlet. Once you are on Padlet, use … Continue reading

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The (Creative) Commons

Overview For this assignment I chose to use a Creative Commons license for my blog post “Fair(ish) Use: All Hail the Green Chile.” This is the license I chose: Fair(ish) Use: All Hail the Green Chile by Carolyn Stice is … Continue reading

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Fair(ish) Use: All Hail the Green Chile

[This informational post was developed as an exercise in fair use.] All Hail the Green Chile Before I moved to NM, I had only a vague understanding of chilies and of their uses. Even when I lived in El Paso, … Continue reading

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