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Lesson Plan: Social Studies

In my Theories of Instruction in the Teaching of Secondary Social Studies (ESST 350) course in Winter 2022, my partner Paige and I created a 5 Day Lesson Plan for teaching the Levels and Branches of Government in Canada for a Social Studies 10 course.

Contributing to the Learning of Others

Throughout this course, we have explored what it means to be connected to others digitally. This course presented the unique opportunity to stay active and involved with classmates digitally by interacting on our personal learning networks including Twitter and our educational Blogs. The Google Slides presentation linked above includes how I was actively engaged with

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How to Approach Teaching Students the Importance of Increasing Our Collective Digital Literacy

It is important to increase our collective digital literacy so that we as a society are better able to effectively understand and evaluate the information we find as well as communicate with others. An issue that can arise if we aren’t able to distinguish between what online is truthful information is fake news which is

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My Experience with Cybersleuthing

Cybersleuthing is when someone searches the Internet for information about someone or something. You can use keywords in searches, such as a person’s name, to find information about them on various websites such as social media, work or school-related profiles, and any other sites or areas where information can be found. 🕵🏼‍♀️ When cybersleuthing Delaney, I

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Incorporating Digital Citizenship into the Classroom

One of the documents I read through while exploring the Saskatchewan Curriculum website was a link to a Policy Planning Guide for School Divisions and Schools to Implement Citizenship Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12 which was under one of the Quick Links for Student Safety and Wellbeing. The document explores the need of students

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