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  1. Oct 2018
    1. Pedagogical Knowledge

      Deep knowledge about a subject

    2. Email does not afford synchronous communication in the way that a phone call, a face-to-face conversation, or instant messaging does. Nor does email afford the conveyance of subtleties of tone, intent, or mood possible with face-to-face communication

      In a similar way texting does not allow people to convey tone, so there are often misinterpretations

    3. are not even considered to be technologies

      Students don't always realize what kind of technology they have because it is almost second nature

    4. specificity (a pencil is for writing, while a microscope is for viewing small objects); stability (pencils, pendulums, and chalkboards have not changed a great deal over time); and transparency of function (the inner workings of the pencil or the pendulum are simple and directly related to their function) (Simon, 1969)

      Specificity, Stability, and Transparency of Function

    5. effective teaching depends on flexible access to rich, well-organized and integrated knowledge from different domains

      Teachers must always be flexible and able to adapt to any situation that may arise in the classroom

  2. Sep 2018
    1. Evaluate Comparing and evaluating information

      Making sure what you have found is reliable by comparing to other sources

    2. Synthesize Integrating separate and unique information from multiple online sources.

      Taking what you know and applying

    3. Navigate Understanding the basic structure of the web

      Being able to use the web

    4. Using and revising keywords to make web searches to find information more efficiently. Discover information on a given topic spread across a website. Detecting information in a website using the internal search engine. Evaluating questions and search keywords while considering the purpose of search and obtained results. Finding real-time or time-sensitive information using a range of search techniques.

      These are all important parts of how to find the info you need. Keywords, multiple sources, how to search, finding new and current information.

    1. exposure to violent video games increases aggressive thoughts, angry feelings, physiologic arousal, hostile appraisals, and aggressive behavior and decreases prosocial behavior

      It can teach them to become violent

    2. violent video games can also have negative effects on players.

      violent video games can lead students to become desensitized to violence

    3. Video games in particular have increased in popularity, with some teenagers reporting that they play ≥40 hours per week

      video games have become more prevalent over the years, with an increased growth in violent video games

    1. Eating while viewing is one important way that screen media exposure increases children’s energy intake.

      I know that im always hungry when im watching TV

    2. Over the 7 months of the trial, children in the school that received the screen-time reduction curriculum significantly reduced their television viewing, video game use, and number of meals eaten in front of the television

      This is a reason to reduce technology use in schools.

  3. Aug 2018
    1. Digital Storytelling (also affectionately known as ds106) is an open, online course that I’ve been teaching at UMW since Spring 2010