Digital Citizenship · Reflection

Reflection on Digital Citizenship

Over the past five weeks I have been learning about different aspects of digital citizenship. Overall, I feel like I grew in my depth of knowledge regarding digital citizenship. I was already familiar with Ribble’s Nine Elements but enjoyed diving deeper into the topics. One of my weakest aspects in regards to digital citizenship was,… Continue reading Reflection on Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship · Reflection · Significant Learning Environments

The Costs of Cyberbullying

This week we have focused on Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is defined as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices” (Hinduja & Patchin, 2015). In a society where most people have access to some form of social media via their cell phone, cyberbullying has reached a new level.… Continue reading The Costs of Cyberbullying

Digital Citizenship · Reflection

Can we really expect privacy on the Internet?

After Google-ing myself this week and reflecting on my digital footprint it got me thinking. How much privacy do we really have? And do we really care? After reading a bit more, I think privacy on the Internet does not truly exist unless extreme measures are taken. Social media is perhaps the number one culprit… Continue reading Can we really expect privacy on the Internet?

Blended Learning · Leading Organizational Change · Reflection · Significant Learning Environments

Focusing on the WHY

Upon reflection I realize we, as a leadership team, have focused on our goals with blended learning based upon the what rather than the why. I want to re-center my focus on the why of our goal…because at the end of the day that’s what matters. Below you will find our WHY for doing what… Continue reading Focusing on the WHY

Reflection · Significant Learning Environments

A Growth Mindset in the Classroom

As a child, I was very smart but very insecure about my intelligence. I was afraid to fail and “disappoint” my teachers–even though they would not have been disappointed in the least. I am grateful that my mother, also an educator, recognized this fear in me fairly early on and helped me learn to work… Continue reading A Growth Mindset in the Classroom