Course 2: Final project

Thinking about the options for the Final Project, I decided to work on the “Social Media Policy’ because is an area of my interest and a huge challenge for me as I haven’t done one before. I have experience writing library policies but a Social Media Policy involves all the school community, it’s a challenging…

About empathy, empowerment, social media and change

I was thinking a lot about the readings of the 5th. week. At first impression, empathy and school social media policies policies doesn’t ring the bell to me. After doing some research and keeping on reflecting, everything comes to be connected. Many questions… Have you ever thought about our power and responsibility as educators to…

It’s all about critical thinking

On this post, I will be reflecting on misinformation. As I went through the readings, I started to connect them to ‘Fake news’, ‘Critical thinking’ and the ATL skills. As you can see, most of these concepts belong to the IB program, but I should also connect them to the subject TOK. But, what is…

In the end, it’s a matter of balance…

When I was going through the essential readings of the 3rd week, I found interesting topics like protecting data of students and teachers, safety on the internet, your digital identity and the business of data. We all have a role if we are involved in education but also the government in every country. As the…

The challenge of being a creator

Intellectual property is a critical topic nowadays. We are surrounded by information and just pressing ‘enter’, we will be directed to millions of sites trying to solve our doubts. It’s really easy to just take and use whatever comes and finish our work. But,  are we aware of the quality of information, is true or…