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EdTech 541: Course Reflection

Part One: Reflection As I look back on this semester, I am impressed by the amount of knowledge I have acquired by taking this course. This has been one of the most practical, thought provoking classes I have taken in … Continue reading

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EDTECH 541: Accessible Computer Labs

Creating an accessible technology center in a school setting requires the application of universal design for learning principles. “Universal design means that rather than design your facility for the average user, you design it for people with a broad range … Continue reading

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Edtech 541: Obstacles for Integrating Technology in a Math Curriculum

Whenever people try to change up the traditional method or approach, there is usually some objection and dispute in response. The typical remark of, “but we’ve always done it this way” seems to be enough justification for the opposing party. … Continue reading

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EdTech 541 Relative Advantage of Technology in the Different Content Areas

The advantages for integrating technology into the curriculum have been discussed and agreed upon by many throughout this semester.  The integration of technology in the classroom engages the student, offers unique opportunities for learning and makes learning authentic and relevant … Continue reading

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Edtech 541 Walled Gardens Reflection Please view my voicethread presentation link above to listen to my reflection on walled gardens and social media use within schools. The following is the list of resources that were referenced for this reflection. Resources: Davis, … Continue reading

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Edtech 541 Internet Safety Guidelines

As a teacher, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of your students. This used to just involve keeping your classroom door locked and keeping tabs on how many students you allowed to leave your room at … Continue reading

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Edtech 541 Relative Advantages of Hypermedia VLOG

This is my Video Blog discussing the benefits of using multimedia in the classroom.

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