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Cecilia Sun – Outdated textbooks

The start of a new school year and the debate over the textbook situation continues. Do we buy e-books? Where will we find the money to replace old and outdated books? Textbooks are given much value in the classroom. It … Continue reading

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Creating Accessible TEXT

Howdy, Hello, and Ahoy-hoy! My name is Jerry Mah and ETEC 540 will be my seventh course in my journey through MET. I am also taking ETEC 531 (Cultural and New Media Studies) this term. I currently reside in Calgary, … Continue reading

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Anne Beaumaster – Today’s Learner

Hello! My name is Anne Beaumaster and I live in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland. Although I am originally from New Brunswick, my family as lived in Newfoundland for 18 years and consider it our home. I currently teach kindergarten to … Continue reading

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Kym Francis – Shark Texts

Hello, hello! I am a middle school Language Arts teacher from Edmonton, Alberta who works best under the gun of deadlines and consider myself to be an expert procrastinator. (These superpowers combined with my inability to navigate this blog have … Continue reading

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Alicia – What did we do before iPhones?

Hello all! My name is Alicia and I am a middle school teacher from Chilliwack, which is about 90 minutes outside of Vancouver. I am in my fourth year of teaching and teach Math, Science and PE. I am currently … Continue reading

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John Lee – Feeling Like Charlie

I enjoyed Flowers for Algernon earlier in life, but have found new connections as I grow older, especially as I feel my mental abilities fading. I have a 4 year old and a 6 year old and have just regained … Continue reading

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Andrew Murray – Back To School

The comic above really speaks to my first few days at work this school year and to some of the tones towards writing and technology that I have experienced in ETEC 540 so far. New technological advances come with loses and … Continue reading

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Jody McKinnon – Architecture as text

Hello. My name is Jody McKinnon and this is my 4th MET course. I have found that I can really only do one at a time. I applaud those of you who are doing multiple courses! I just don’t have … Continue reading

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Jennifer Schubert – Developing Relationships Through Varied Text

Hello there fellow METers! My name is Jen; I’m a crazy American who is currently in London attempting to find a home to stay in for this term. (Hence my delay in posting… I left the morning this class opened … Continue reading

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The Impact of Technology on Literate Environments

This image and quote from Richardson is representing technology and how it is evolving the complexity of the changing spaces or reading and writing.  New forms of representation are developing with the use of new media and it changes the … Continue reading

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