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sdeighton on December 2, 2018

I have had almost zero exposure to augmented reality in a teaching or learning context.  From what I’ve read and looked at online it looks like it would be beneficial in my teaching practice going forward.  Virtual reality could be used in almost any educational area, as a science teacher I could see using it […]

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sdeighton on November 25, 2018

  In the education field, technology is constantly changing and placing demands and stress on educators to keep up with these changes.  It’s been my experience that we tend to jump on board with these new advancements in the classroom without much thought as to the benefits versus the drawbacks.  For me, one of the […]

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sdeighton on November 10, 2018

Here is a solubility assignment on my webpage: https://spdeighton.wixsite.com/website  

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sdeighton on November 1, 2018

Grade 9 Humanities Lesson Plan Class: Grade 9 Humanities Task: Introduce students to issue of plagiarism Learner Outcomes: Determine how information serves a variety of purposes and that the accuracy or relevance may need verification Organize and synthesize researched information Practice responsible and ethical use of information and technology Include and organize references as part […]

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sdeighton on November 1, 2018

Background:  The program I am exploring is called Powtoons.  https://www.powtoon.com/my-powtoons/?#/  It is a web based animation software that lets you create an animated presentation.  You are able manipulate objects, import various images, use a voice over and use music in your animated video.  Powtoon is a free online resource, but with certain restrictions. Ease of use: I […]

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sdeighton on October 30, 2018

HTML Practice Here is a website that I use all the time: Google A list of my favourite movies: Unforgiven Shawshank Redemption Goodfellas No Country for Old Men   Boiling Point and Melting Point for Copper and Nitrogen Element Boiling Point(degrees celsius) Melting Point(degrees celsius) Copper 2560 1085 Nitrogen -195.8 -210    

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sdeighton on October 25, 2018

My Mind Map I could see myself having the students make a mind map as a review for a science unit exam.  This would be a good way of having them organize and review their concepts within a structure that seems to mimic how their brains work.  This might enable them to retain more information […]

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sdeighton on October 18, 2018

I have to admit that I’ve infringed on copyright laws on numerous occasions throughout my teaching career.  I know ignorance is not a great excuse, however, I have paid almost zero attention to copyright laws and any guidelines that I would have to follow to avoid infringement.  As an example I’ve shown Bill Nye videos […]

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sdeighton on October 17, 2018

To be honest, until now I haven’t given the issue of Cybersafety much thought.  The times I use our school computers or the students are allowed to use their phones for research, I’m assuming they are using their technology appropriately.  I know our school board has a system that blocks access to “bad” websites so […]

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