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Our Changed World

Our Changed World

Reflecting on the changed world and the new culture of participation, as discussed in our lecture and by Michael Wesch in his video “The Machine is Us/ing Us,” we see a significant shift in how we approach education and schooling. The integration of technology and digital tools into our daily lives has transformed not only how we access information but also how we interact with it and each other. Future Classroom Implications In my future classroom, this means embracing a…

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Two and Three Strand Braids

Two and Three Strand Braids

In my last blog post, I shared how I renew my childhood passion for braiding hair and embarked on a journey to master this intricate art. Since then, I have made significant progress and learned a lot along the way, today I want to share my next steps and the exciting new techniques I am exploring. Mastering Two- and Three-Strand Braids Starting with the basics was the best decision I could have made, focusing on perfecting two- and three-strand braids…

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Exploring Animaker

Exploring Animaker

In the ever-evolving landscape of educational technology, finding innovative tools to enhance classroom experiences is crucial. This week, I delved into Animaker, an intuitive online animation tool designed to help users create professional-quality animations. This blog post will provide an overview of Animaker, basic instructions for using it, tips for maximizing its potential, and a discussion on its application in the classroom, specifically how it aligns with the SAMR model. Overview of Animaker Animaker is a cloud-based animation software that…

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The Role Of Technology in Our Daily Lives

The Role Of Technology in Our Daily Lives

Balancing Technology in Daily Life Given the significant role that technology now plays in our day-to-day lives, it’s crucial to understand how it influences our routines, both personally and academically. As a fourth-year student in the Faculty of Education, managing my tech habits has become an essential part of staying organized and productive. Here’s a look at how I navigate my digital landscape. Frequently Used Websites and Apps, in my daily life, I find myself frequently using a mix of…

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Hello!

Hello!

Hello everyone, My name is Nikol Ostrovski, and I am excited to share a little about myself and my journey with educational technology as I begin my fourth year in the Faculty of Education Who Am I. Currently, I am taking the last few classes I need to complete my degree, and I am eagerly looking forward to starting my internship. After the internship, I will be ready to begin my career as an educator. In my free time, I have…

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Introduction To Learning Project

Introduction To Learning Project

Deciding on a project was a real challenge for me. I cycled through several ideas, but none of them felt quite right. I wanted to choose something I was passionate about, something that would push me to learn and grow. After much contemplation, I finally found inspiration in an unexpected place: braiding hair. When I was younger, I used to braid my friends’ hair during recess. We would sit in a circle on the playground, and I would weave simple…

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