Category Archives: EDTC300

Summary of Personal Learning

I summarize my learning by making an interactive video on H5P. Here is the link to my artifact: https://yiquandongrx.h5p.com/content/1291812974680995148 In the summary, I autobiographically discuss my learning when I play the roles of a student and a teacher. The bookmarks … Continue reading

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My first experience in coding through Hour of Code

This week’s lesson lasted for only 49 minutes, which was great. We played games by using block coding and text coding. Oh, I might make a mistake here. I should say we learned block coding and text coding by playing … Continue reading

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Should educators have a double life online?

My answer to the topic is simple. Educators can have a different persona online and off school; however, that persona must be positive. This week we spent time exploring digital identity, online shaming, and cybersleuthing. Ahh, online shaming and cybersleuthing … Continue reading

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How to tie digital literacy in the secondary ELA curriculum?

“The ideal critical thinker is habitually inquisitive, well-informed, trustful of reason, open-minded, flexible, fair-minded in evaluation, honest in facing personal biases, prudent in making judgements, willing to reconsider, clear about issues, orderly in complex matters, diligent in seeking information, reasonable … Continue reading

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AutoDraw: Making your doodles into delicate paintings

  This week I tried another web-based software AutoDraw and did some artwork. AutoDraw belongs to Google and is known for integrating artificial intelligence into digital drawings. It can guess users’ sketches and pair users’ drafts with prepared images drawn … Continue reading

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Enhance students’ awareness of digital citizenship through integrating it into the curriculum

Dr. Mike Ribble first defines digital citizenship as a concept that helps teachers understand what students should know to use technology appropriately. In other words, digital citizenship exists for school teaching and learning at that time. He then revises the definition: … Continue reading

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An interesting resource of the color wheel for elementary teachers

This week I kept exploring the color wheel. The learning outcome is that I not only named 6 tertiary colors but also came up with a teaching PowerPoint for interested teachers. I will first talk about definitions of tertiary colors. … Continue reading

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Digital oil pastel painting on Sumo

I always try to make painting accessible, especially during inflation. In my EPSY 322 course, I learned the web-based app Sumo. It is said to be an alternative to Photoshop, which requires an expensive subscription fee. Sumo has many functions: … Continue reading

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Halloween Special Edition: Let’s paint a chubby pumpkin ghost

I painted a ghost for this week’s learning project. This artwork is also a treat for the grade 2 student who did the correct addition. If you are interested, please watch this slideshow which includes detailed instructions. Materials📃 for this … Continue reading

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My so far stories with the online world and recommendations for parents

I was born in 2000, which was a year when personal computers were rare. The common communication devices were beepers and shared computers. Arcades played loud music to attract pedestrians, while video stores rented DVDs and cassettes for profit. People … Continue reading

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