How Reliant Are We on Technology?

It's sad to think that whenever someone talks about the dangers technology can have on a person, I immediately go on the defensive. I have become so attached to my phone and my life on social media that I feel the need to somehow prove to people that it is good and healthy. After watching …

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My Presence on Social Media

Like literally everyone else, I have multiple social media accounts. I always try to make sure that everything I post online is not something I will regret in the years to come since my digital footprint will last for years. I use Facebook, Twitter (educationally), Instagram, and Snapchat. My Facebook is very blah, to say the …

The Tyler Rationale

As a student, I became accustomed to the Tyler Rationale without being aware of its presence. It was established to ensure that all students reached the same goal after they finished a class. It uses "curriculum as an attempt to achieve certain ends." (Smith, 2) In theory, it makes sense. Students should gain a set …

Against Common Sense

In the chapter, Against Common Sense, by Kevin Kumashiro, Kumashiro mentions his time teaching in a school in Nepal. He notices some differences between Nepali and American classrooms quickly and is able to notice that those differences are considered "common sense" in both countries. A definition of common sense in the classroom given by Kumashiro is "common …