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7 digital citizenship resources for educators and parents

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More children than ever have easy access to mobile devices at home and in school, making it critical to impart strong digital citizenship lessons to students. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning digital citizenship

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

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We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Today’s youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an abundance of on-demand information sitting in their pockets.

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Do mobile devices stunt social-emotional skills?

eSchool News

As more of our lives are consumed with digital technology — social media, texting and smartphones — is it any wonder that our children are growing up with electronic gadgets as companions? I knew what Tessa wanted wasn’t a phone but a minicomputer — a smartphone.

Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

Learning with 'e's

Many teachers are left wondering whether personal technologies such as smartphones actually have a place in education and what risks and threats accompany them. They bring their smartphones into the classroom, and will use them whether schools ban them or not.

How to sharpen students’ critical thinking skills online

eSchool News

With smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, students have 24/7 access to news, information, and opinions—not all of which are well-informed or well-intentioned. Monitoring students’ internet access in school won’t help them once they leave the classroom.

More Smartphones Than Usual: How To Deal with Teens and Phones After Winter Break

Gaggle Speaks

While parents are rejoicing that kids are back in school, and they survived winter break, teachers and administrators might be noticing more students with smartphones. Preparing Students For Smartphone Ownership. Preparing A Classroom For A Smartphone Invasion. Mobile Learning

Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. students now own a smartphone by age 11.

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4 Factors to Consider When Debating Cell Phones in Schools - Guest Post

Educational Technology Guy

4 Factors to Consider When Debating Cell Phones in Schools Hilary Bird is a digital journalist who writes about the things that fascinate her the most: relationships, technology, and how they impact each other. Related: Smartphone related articles Technology I use on a Daily Basis -.

Turnitin Launches Feedback Studio

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It’s a revamp of their flagship product, with some twists: Today, Turnitin announced a new version of its flagship product with a focus on ease-of-use, accessibility for students, and new mobile features to support instruction in the modern classroom. Accessibility improvements.

Hour of Code: How Students Can Build Their Own Apps

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Websites like Code.org have a great approach to making coding accessible to all kids but still, too few students think they are smart enough to do these jobs. Wouldn’t you love to experiment with 5G on your smartphone or play with Samsung’s foldable phone?

Tech That Won’t Survive 2018

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Today, smartphones and tablets are cheaper than ever; moreover, their prices are going to decrease which means that desktop computers, as well as computer labs, are about to become extinct in schools. As mentioned above, mobile devices are going to become essential inside the classrooms.

The Wild and Amazing World of Augmented Reality

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You’ll need a smartphone or tablet with a back facing camera, an augmented reality app (many free), a trigger image (you create yourself, probably for free), and an Internet connection. Then, scan the trigger image with a mobile device app and see what happens!

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PleIQ: the interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through Augmented Reality

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Ask a Tech Teacher sponsor, PleIQ is launching its Kickstarter campaign , offering a revolutionary tool that blends the physical and digital world into one that is irresistible for kids.

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Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

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But Robo Wunderkind seems more accessible and a good way to try robotics before switching to Arduino and Raspberry Pi when your kid grows up. The code symbols are a bit small for a smartphone screen and become hidden under the iPhone’s lower coping. .

How we turned around our wireless network performance and security

eSchool News

Biggest challenge: Like most school districts, EGUSD is part of an increasingly mobile world. In recent years, the district also added 50,000 Chromebooks to improve equity and support objectives for curriculum, digital citizenship, media literacy and state online testing.

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5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

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Now, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. Here are five tools that will make you look and act like the Diva of Digital: Google Maps.

“If that’s where they are, it’s where I must be, too.”

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” by Dawn Casey-Rowe , Smartphone Owner And User Of Analog Clocks. And even though most of us pay a few hundred dollars for a smartphone that brings us status, the truth is, in most countries, you can get a decent one for fifty to seventy-five bucks.

19 Ways Students Keep Learning Fresh Over the Summer

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Share it in a teacher-provided summer activity folder (this should be quick to use, maybe through Google Drive if students have access to that). Kids will love having a valid reason to use Mom’s smartphone camera.

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Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools

Neo LMS

By allowing kids to bring and use their mobile devices in the classroom, schools can make learning more fun and engaging. A BYOD Acceptable Use Policy is meant to ensure safety for users and keep the use of mobile devices “in the name of learning”.

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How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Take a few weekends this summer to set up a class blog and class website and get comfortable with the digital side of your school. erasing is easier on digital devices. Digital textbooks.

Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

Not long ago, mobile devices were considered perfect for any past-time activity, and had no place in the classroom. Sometimes school IT architects underestimate the need for bandwidth, or how many users can access the internet at the same time, so the IT infrastructure must also be scalable.

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Go Paperless for Earth Day

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To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Take a few weekends this summer to set up a class blog and class website and get comfortable with the digital side of your school. erasing is easier on digital devices. Digital textbooks.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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Let students create their own digital portfolios of their favorite work. Design more mobile learning experiences for your students–in higher ed, for example. Encourage digital citizenship via peer-to-peer interaction that is documented. Administer digital exit slips.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

Graphite Blog

How can digital citizenship lessons help me get the most out of teaching with technology? One way to do this is by encouraging students to learn how to use digital creation tools. An internet filter that blocks student access to risky apps that might be collecting students' data or lack effective platform and content moderation. Procedures should be posted and visually accessible to all students and, if possible, should utilize mnemonic devices to help them stick.

Nearpodize Your Classroom with Your iPhone – From Sabba Quidwai

EdTechTeacher

The world of mobile teaching and learning seems to be getting smaller and smaller and Nearpod is no exception. When opening the app, you are presented with three options: My Library – access and launch presentations that you have created from your computer.

Summer Reads for Teachers

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As you think about how to continue helping students navigate their digital lives, these resources can enrich that work. The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life. Anya Kamenetz, lead digital education correspondent for NPR, cuts through the noise with practical, research-backed advice in this clear-eyed take on parenting in the digital age. An Urgency of Teachers: the Work of Critical Digital Pedagogy.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. Mobile Learning.

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

Doug Levin

The debate is on | News-Sentinel.com → As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. 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)

Doug Levin

The debate is on | News-Sentinel.com → As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. 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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