Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. She was in the classroom for many, many years. It’s a digital citizenship and safety course for adults.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies.

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5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

Waterford

While it can be hard to keep up with every trend in educational technology, the mindset you have when it comes to classroom tech matters just as much as which ones you use. So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? Stronger digital literacy.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

MindShift

The students’ personal learning networks of friends, forum users, Twitter followers and Facebook friends provide a rich source of knowledge gathering when they are at home, but use of such networks is excluded from their classrooms. Getty By David Price.

10 Things to Think About Before You Post

The Daring Librarian

Common Core State Standards ) We''ve been using their Week in Rap news feature in our MHTV school TV studio since they landed on the hip hop education scene in 2008 ! common sense media digital citizenship facebook flocabulary twitter vine week in rap

Social Media in Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

A 2008 ASCD article says , “When student work culminates in a genuine product for an authentic audience, it makes a world of difference.” Their parents actually knowing what is happening in the classroom for a change?

4 Ways Students Can Plan Their Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are basics for brainstorming in the classroom: There are no wrong answers. Outlines are a tried-and-true approach used inside and out of the classroom to organize knowledge on a topic. Digital note-taking. Click here for a complete lesson plan on digital note-taking.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). ’ This is a far cry from the evidence we should be seeing if the 2008 prediction was even approaching accuracy.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). ’ This is a far cry from the evidence we should be seeing if the 2008 prediction was even approaching accuracy.

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2011 Edublog Award Nominations

EdTechSandyK

Here are my Edublog Awards nominations for 2011: Best Individual Blog: Cool Cat Teacher by Vicki Davis - Vicki has been nominated for best teacher blog in the past and won the award in 2008, and she deserves every nomination and win.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Edmodo was one of the early stars of the most recent resurgence in ed-tech startup founding and funding (circa 2008 onward, that is). platforms are digital infrastructures that enable two or more groups to interact. ” “ How Google Took Over the Classroom.”