A Conversation about Social Media

I read @edaigle’s post on Google+ about social media, and this started a very generative conversation – one that I hope keeps going! – that I am now taking back to my the hallways and offices on my own school. It centers around Rousseau Lake College’s Social Media policy. Rousseau is a smaller school than…
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Digital Citizenship: Overcoming Best Intentions

¬†Back in October, I launched my action plan, and even though Digital Citizenship Day is in the past for 2013, I am looking forward to the first week of October in 2014. There are some great conversations throughout Cohort 21, as well as the CIS Ontario community about online safety and the role of students,…
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Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The more I read and research, the more fundamental I see digital citizenship being to what we do as educators. However, I also get more and more curious about where this type of learning fits in with the Ontario curriculum. In my research, I came across a document by the Ministry of Education entitled¬†A Shifting…
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Vizify-ing your Digital Footprint

In preparing for my final professional development presentation, I stumbled upon “Vizify” where you can create a personal, professional visual resume that aggragates your social media to create a beautiful representation of your work online.     It’s a great tool to see what you talk about and when you talk about them. It’s also…
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