Category: EDTC 300

Digital Literacy in an Elementary Classroom

“Digital Literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills” (Ed Week). Understanding digital literacy is very important in our society as our world revolves around the digital world and we need to be able to read and understand it. I…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 30, 2020 3

Cyber-sleuthing

Wow…the Internet is a scary place! It really is crazy how easy it is to find people on social media and that so many people have a digital identity, which can either be a positive or negative aspect. I have learned from this activity that it is crucial to make sure what you post on…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 8, 2020 8

Week 6 – Galaxy of Colors

This week I wanted to try something a little different with painting, so I decided to use a sponge, instead of a typical paintbrush. I was inspired from the website “13 Acrylic Painting Techniques” which mentioned the idea of dabbing or sponge painting. It described it as giving the painting texture that no other technique…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 1, 2020 7

The Twitter World

Twitter / Before taking this class, I did not realize Twitter was used so much in the Education world. I had a personal Twitter account for the past eight years, however, I rarely used it and didn’t ever know what to post! Over the past month I have frequently been active on my professional Twitter…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 7, 2020 0

The Digital World

The digital world is an amazing place, but it can also be very scary! Everything is literally at our fingertips with a touch of a button… As future educators we need to be cautious as the digital world can be helpful but it can also be very harmful. We need to teach our students that…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 3, 2020 1