Stand with Common Sense: Take the Digital Citizenship for All Pledge

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Take the Digital Citizenship for All Pledge to join Common Sense Education and thousands of educators across the world addressing internet safety issues this year. As a bonus for taking the pledge, you will receive our Back-to-School Guide, which provides tips and tools on everything from engaging students to bridging the home-school connection, all while empowering students to be good digital citizens.

Making Digital Citizenship a Key Component of Back-to-School Time

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That's why we've worked with California Assemblymember Ed Chau to introduce a resolution, ACR 203, to declare October 16–22 Digital Citizenship Week. The goal of Digital Citizenship Week is to raise awareness about the importance of digital citizenship as a set of defined, teachable skills for kids in the 21st century. Interested in learning more about our advocacy efforts around digital citizenship and media literacy?

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Educational Leadership for Social Good

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EdTechTeam is a California Benefit Corporation , dedicated to effecting positive change in schools, and currently supporting a number of advocacy programs including the Our Voice Academy and the nonprofit Student Voice Foundation. Jennifer has been doing her part to get all hands on deck, working with the UN since 2016 to connect schools to these goals in meaningful ways. Leadership Digital Citizenship Social Emotional Learning

Technology Resources For Early Childhood Learning

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She will sit with her letters making words and then, the best part, she can create a digital story using the words she learned. ( ) Now, my background isn’t in Early Childhood. It’s never too young, for example, to work with kids on the aspects related to digital citizenship. Early Learning Network -Part of my advocacy work revolves around helping educators discover the power of connected professional learning. I am the father of 2 daughters.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information?

A letter of support

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April 29, 2016. These new collections support new literacies and leverage the new bounty of open educational resources (OER) supported by the White House’s #GoOpen initiative, as well as streamed media, and software for creating and sharing powerful, effectively, ethically produced digital stories. We curate new forms of digital texts. As it continues to shift, school librarians teach and model strategies for digital workflow.

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Acceptable Risk

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Blogging, social media, and other forms of digital communications are becoming a necessary part of an educator’s life. As you make plans for the next school year, put “digital presence” on the top of your list of goals. The minimal risk will lead to many rewards, including improved family communication, teaching students digital citizenship, and having a bevy of artifacts to support our own instruction and leadership.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product ? Impero Education Pro ? at ISTE 2018

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It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

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” Instead, librarians can help families learn how to maintain a healthy balance and become good digital citizens. Step 1 – Student Outreach: Develop and implement a digital citizenship plan that spans grades K-12; as students move up, the plan should reflect the changing needs at each level. Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

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In addition to providing software to schools, Impero is also supports for digital citizenship education in schools. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Austin, TX, May 18, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools, today announces Philip Walters as its new board chairman.

Impero Education Pro v6.3 wins Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show Award

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In addition to providing software to schools, Impero is also supports for digital citizenship education in schools. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Austin, TX, Feb. 28, 2018 – Impero Software’s flagship product , Impero Education Pro, has won a TCEA Best of Show Award from Tech & Learning magazine.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.

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In addition to providing safeguarding software to schools, Impero also promotes good digital citizenship. The company has partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits. Simi Valley, CA, Feb. 19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. In the U.S.,

Impero Software Partners with Mental Health America to Help Identify Mental Health Concerns in Schools

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In addition to the partnership with MHA, Impero also supports digital citizenship education in schools. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

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

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Yet, from my vantage point in the education policy arena (in leadership roles, for instance, at the National Association of State Boards of Education and the State Educational Technology Directors Association), the book and prediction drove widespread advocacy for changes in policy and practice. Tagged on: August 22, 2017 A Textbook Dilemma: Digital or Paper? | The Hechinger Report → Do we learn better from printed books than digital versions?

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

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Yet, from my vantage point in the education policy arena (in leadership roles, for instance, at the National Association of State Boards of Education and the State Educational Technology Directors Association), the book and prediction drove widespread advocacy for changes in policy and practice. Tagged on: August 22, 2017 A Textbook Dilemma: Digital or Paper? | The Hechinger Report → Do we learn better from printed books than digital versions?

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What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools. ClassPad.net helps kids brush up on their math skills all year-round by offering digital scratch paper students can use to help them solve problems.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Blackboard Ally is an accessibility solution that helps make digital class content in a learning management system (LMS) more accessible for all learners. EDMODO AND CLEVER ( www.edmodo.com/integrations ) & ( www.clever.com ) Edmodo announced a new partnership with Clever to give teachers, students and parents immediate access to fully rostered digital classrooms. STUDYSYNC ( www.studysync.com ) StudySync now offers over 100 Spanish titles in its digital library.

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Digital Citizenship ? Steve Steve Hargadon steve@learningrevolution.com [link] @stevehargadon CURRENT SESSION LIST: Abigail Ekangouo Awanga : Emoji grading a fascinating effect on low proficiency learners AERO : Yong Zhao Keynote at the 2016 AERO Conference AERO : Peter Gray: Self Directed Education. Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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2016 was such a terrible, terrible year, and as I composed my reflections on it for this annual series, I wanted to start by recognizing the pain and the loss. It’s taken on multiple meanings too: first used to identify the misinformation that had occurred online surrounding the 2016 election, it was later embraced by President Trump to denigrate and dismiss “the mainstream media.” Google launched a “Be Internet Awesome” digital citizenship campaign.