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TPCK Ch.3-K-6 Literacy Education

The beginning of this chapter begins with what I consider to be obvious. With the integration of technology, it would seem necessary to make accommodations for it in an English teacher's lessons. However, not all schools have the same resources and I am not referring to just the computers, but the support needed to make the suggestions stated in the chapter. And I will quickly be a part of the problem:How do we as a society be sure schools who are already struggling, now be further behind the… Continue

Added by Kelly Roath on April 19, 2009 at 7:09pm — 1 Comment

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As a teacher, what range of Web 2.0 applications do you need to integrate into your web presence? What are your goals? What are your students’ needs? How best to facilitate communications with your students and their parents? What about your principal’s expectations and/or concerns?

Web 2.0 Applications:

I hope my applications are useful and user-friendly. Students should be able to access and use without too much outside help. I want them to be content-specific. Sites… Continue

Added by Kelly Roath on March 8, 2009 at 6:52pm — No Comments


After reading the article in combination w/ our classroom discussion, I am reminded of story I watched last night. The AP news is suing the artist who created the Obama posters. The AP insists the artist violated copyright laws because the artist used a photo taken by a photographer working for AP news. Before class and before reading the article, I agreed w/ the Associated Press. If the artist has made money from this photo, I believed the photographer and AP news deserved a portion of the… Continue

Added by Kelly Roath on February 23, 2009 at 7:23pm — No Comments

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Well I thought I would make comments as I read the assignments.

Chapter 4: I have seen on some websites that I visit, people "tagging" their photos/content. When Braun takes the opinion this could help literacy, I thought it absurd (I still need a bit more convincing). I continued to read on and try to follow her examples and feel nothing but old. I visited the websites discussed for clarification and quickly realized . . . I need someone nearly half my age to explain. I continue to read… Continue

Added by Kelly Roath on February 8, 2009 at 8:31pm — 1 Comment

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