What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ writing and speaking about youth and digital media, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety, including the Obama administration’s 2009 Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which she co-chaired.

Their Space: Educating Digitally Ethical Teens #sxswedu #theirspace

EdTechSandyK

2009 - Meeting of the Minds - important work from Common Sense Media on perceptions of social media ethics. They are unaware of the digital tattoo - the permanence of data. A woman who works for a company that offers memberships to Tweens for movie editing noted that when they suspend accounts for inappropriate use, parents often step in and question the company''s actions. Digital identity is part of their total identity, not separate.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

At the time, I wrote about the importance of APIs; the issues surrounding data security and privacy; the appeal of platforms for users and businesses; and the education and tech companies who were well-positioned (or at least wanting) to become education platforms.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning2gether is a participant-driven professional development series that has produced over 420 podcasts since its inception in 2009. In the end, each page will be read aloud by the participating class and stitched into a single digital book.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

It’s also an opportunity – surprise, surprise – for lots of folks to try sell us some sort of “digital literacy” product.). The annual Gallup poll gauging the public’s confidence in public schools did reach its highest level this year since 2009.