Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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I nstructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Learn about AR and VR.

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

NeverEndingSearch

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?

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 3rd, 2014 Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgi The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 14th, 2014 In some cases we learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. Lloyd Alexander The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. Digital Citizenship Week.

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The reality is this is a real-world skill and can be a very important and authentic learning experience for students of all ages. Check out all the Dynamic Learning blog posts. Shake Up Learning 2017.

Where Will You Go? Get Global with your Students

EdTechTeam

Teachers don’t need “one more thing,” they need a learning opportunity that integrates several skills, a variety of entry points, and something that is of interest to students. With thoughtful integration and preparation, your learning journey is just getting started.

Introducing Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection

Digital Promise

Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning are excited to introduce Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection —a web app designed to connect members of the Verizon Innovative Learning schools community to each other and to key resources.

How Instructional Technology Coaching Can Help Teachers Create Powerful Learning Experiences

Digital Promise

“Technology use must, first and foremost, be designed to support learning goals, not the other way around.”. Ottenbreit-Leftwich in their 2013 study of authentic technology-enabled learning, highlights the main challenge coaches face when trying to support teachers using technology.

Must Read Educational Sites for Summer

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Edutopia – Edutopia was founded by the George Lucas Education Foundation to provide a place to share evidence-based practices and programs that help students learn. They cover topics from professional development to digital citizenship initiatives. They may cover school policies, digital equity, or teacher pay disparities. MindShift KQED – MindShift focuses on innovative practices in teaching and learning.

Must Read Educational Sites for Summer

Indiana Jen

Edutopia – Edutopia was founded by the George Lucas Education Foundation to provide a place to share evidence-based practices and programs that help students learn. They cover topics from professional development to digital citizenship initiatives. They may cover school policies, digital equity, or teacher pay disparities. MindShift KQED – MindShift focuses on innovative practices in teaching and learning.

Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Since then, access to personal computers and the internet as well as other advancements in technology have supported esports’ growth into a substantial industry with professional teams, high-stakes competitions, team sponsorships and more.

Integrate OUR Curricula into Your Kiddom Digital Platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m a big believer in online web-based curricula that can be accessed from any browser, any digital device, any location. It makes learning organic, part of life rather than something that must happen from a certain book or room.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all.

An Open Letter to Teachers About Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

This means learning online has become one of the most popular approaches to education. Done right, you don’t have to give up the collaboration, camaraderie, and new friends to get the passion of learning, the huzzah of amazing knowledge, and the high of improving yourself.

Preparing Students with Technology Skills

edWeb.net

Digital literacy is the ability to understand, use and interact with technology, media and digital resources in real-world situations. So as early as kindergarten, digital literacy skills should be embedded in the everyday curriculum and instruction.

edWeb.net Announces the Launch of edWeb.TV, a new PD-on-demand service for educators

edWeb.net

edWeb.net , a professional learning and social network for the education community, today announced the launch of edWeb.TV , a PD-on-demand service that makes it easy for educators to search and view edWeb’s exceptional archive of more than 500 professional learning webinars.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. Designed by Freepik.

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Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

They have to be developed together in order for a student's learning experience to be engaging, effective, and relevant. Edtech can be used in traditional classrooms, at home, and as part of learning in almost any setting." Learning what constitutes effective edtech is essential.

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Design Your Digital Self

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Explore the use of rich media tags to tell your professional story and introduce yourself as you Design Your Digital Self. Design Your Digital Self Rationale To engage students in learning, it's important to help them make connections to their own world.

What BloomBoard is and How it Energizes Professional Development

Ask a Tech Teacher

BloomBoard is a professional development website for teachers and administrators. On the teacher side , educators learn, share, and discuss teaching ideas. On the administrator side , BloomBoard offers the ability to look at reports and recommend resources for professional development.

5 Great Websites to Make Spring Sparkle

Ask a Tech Teacher

If it was recommended by a colleague in my professional learning network, I gave the site about twice as long but still, that’s harsh. Is it easy to access ? For more complicated tools, how steep is the learning curve ? Last year was a boom year for edtech web tools.

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How to Insert Audio in Google Slides (Step-by-Step)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Insert Audio in Google Slides (Step-by-Step) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. We can now insert audio in Google Slides–this can be voice, music, narration, sound effects, any type of audio you have access to or want to create. Learn More About Google Slides!

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

We’ll be updating this list as new ideas come in, the platform changes, and we learn more about its subtleties on our own. Share data with professional learning community. Let students create their own digital portfolios of their favorite work.

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Summer Reads for Teachers

Graphite Blog

It's when many of you have the breathing room to reflect on your teaching practice, gain new skills and approaches to your work, and connect with peers to learn from them and share your expertise. " As you start to plan your professional learning for the summer, take a look at this recommended reading list from the Common Sense Education team. As you think about how to continue helping students navigate their digital lives, these resources can enrich that work.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

Ask a Tech Teacher

Digital devices, be they iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, Macs, or PCs, give students access to endless amounts of web-based resources for research, inquiry, collaboration, sharing, and more. They learn these topics and then demonstrate competency via varied forms of assessment. .

How One District Is Transforming Digital Learning

Leadership Lounge

While pedagogies, learning tools and technology have evolved over the 20 years I’ve worked in the industry and 14 years as a leader in educational technology, the belief in digital equity has remained a constant for me. Building the Digital Dream.

How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Editing the images gives you the ability to add a professional touch to your presentations and documents. This is digital citizenship baked right in! Want to Learn More?

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

I have presented several workshops over the past few years which introduce folks to using Twitter for professional learning, but have also wanted to share other tips and tools that have made my use of Twitter more productive.

What Happens When Teachers Connect

TeachThought - Learn better.

Digital and social media have replaced the landscape for education. Everything–the tools, the audiences, the access to content, the data, the opportunity. What can I learn from there? What can they learn from me? They can learn from people with specialized knowledge.

How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

Graphite Blog

But opportunities for connected learning aren''t always available at school, where students are often asked to disconnect and power down. Fortunately, an increasing number of districts across the country recognize that for student success, we must allow them to learn with the tools they love. On March 2nd, 2015, they are lifting their cell phone ban and empowering schools to make instructional decisions regarding the use of personal devices for learning.

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Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

edWeb.net

It’s a time when parents feel like they are losing control of their kids, yet the kids still have the capability to learn good technology habits. Parents need to learn what privacy really means in the digital world. Reputational Harm and Digital Footprint.

18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 © (FREE eBook!)

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This is Shake Up Learning’s annual 18 Challenges for Teachers for 2018! This is about transforming the learning in your classroom and trying new ideas in 2018! Learn about new and emerging technology. Learn more about the course.

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State and District Leadership Discuss Digital Learning Opportunities

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SETDA’s latest research, Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities , highlights how state policies are supporting the transformation to digital learning. Of course, schools can’t make the switch to digital overnight.