This final blog post is a combination of information about using social media for professional learning and resource collection, as well as links to resources for teachers to use, which have been collected using social media tools. Firstly, I’d like to take you through some information outlining the benefits of using social media tools for … Continue reading
On The Global Citizen Meets Popular Culture page, I mentioned various authors, academics and researchers who have investigated the nexus that exists between popular culture and activism. While this is an interesting topic to explore from an academic point of view, in this post I will attempt to show the connection between popular culture, activism … Continue reading
“A representation of texts which are currently popular with a targeted selection of six males under the age of twenty” http://kidztheezdayz.tumblr.com/ Please note: some of the content takes a moment to load. Enjoy!
I consider myself fortunate to have six males under the age of twenty under my roof this evening. After being fed and watered, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to interview them about the texts they like to read, watch and engage with. Here are the questions: 1. Tell me about the books you have … Continue reading
…and in the end, there was Cushla Kapitzke The beguiling, fluid, addictive and overwhelming nature of Popular Culture (a la Darcy Moore) was the topic of a belated Week 8 post. In this Week 9 post, I would like to explore the circuitous journey which took me from Darcy Moore to Cushla Kapitzke. Starting with … Continue reading
In the beginning, there was Darcy Moore…. This week, I am of the opinion that Popular Culture is beguiling, fluid, addictive and overwhelming. Popular Culture, accessed via the internet, has wooed me with its charm, has caused me to jump around from one great thing to the next for over three hours, by the end … Continue reading