On Not Banning Laptops in the Classroom

This post has been percolating for a while as a series of op-ed pieces and studies announcing that handwriting is better for learning or that laptops or other devices are ineffective or that tech shouldn’t be used in the classroom continue to emerge.  I know I’ll get push back about this … Continue reading

Defeating the bystander effect and stopping a crime

In psychology there is a well established effect called the bystander effect. The bystander effect, is a social psychological phenomenon that refers to cases in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people are present.  It’s not that these are bad people it’s just that everybody thinks that […]
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Daily Creates Week 13

@ds106dc #dailycreate #tdc1556 #ds106 my own graffiti sign!! pic.twitter.com/f5mtuqFg4V — Sara (@Saralynn1606) April 13, 2016 @ds106dc #dailycreate #tdc1557 #ds106 Greece… somewhere I may never visit although would love to. pic.twitter.com/qESxPttd05 — Sara (@Saralynn1606) April 13, 2016 @ds106dc #tdc1558 #dailycreate #ds106 “I see that you already have several flowers in your left hand, but let me … Continue reading Daily Creates Week 13
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Webstorytelling

For this assignment, I decided to personalize a Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone book review, and add myself into this. This was kinda creepy to do in my opinion, editing myself in there, but I also thought it was really funny. I also really enjoyed doing an all Harry Potter themed Web assignments week, … Continue reading Webstorytelling
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