5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

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It installs on apps (or on phones and devices across the board, so Windows, Macs, Android, all of that). 5 Idea Friday All Grades Chromebooks Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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An Easy, Reliable Way to Check for Plagiarism

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That means you can use it on desktops, laptops, Chromebooks, iOS, and Android devices. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum (including plagiarism). Building Digital Citizens (an online class). Digital Citizenship Writing

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5 Ways to Become a Better Writer Using Android Apps and Tools

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Luckily for us due to the evolution of technology, everyone with an Android device or access to the internet can get the help needed to write and polish a paper. Evernote is one of the most downloaded apps on the Android market. Android apps are easy-to-use and save time on editing.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

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Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives. So the goal of Help at Home was to help connect parents to their students’ digital lives.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

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Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is currently available online with iOS, Android, and edmodo apps coming soon. Digital Portfolios.

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Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

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This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Improving Self Concept & Digital Identity with Selfie Activities from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Create a selfie comic video with Lomics iOS/Android app.

PlayMessenger: Supervising Children on the Digital Playground – From Sabba Quidwai

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As adults, we can try to shelter students from these growing forms of communication or we can give them the digital citizenship skills they need to successfully navigate their digital world. PlayMessenger is available on iOS and Android platforms.

Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

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Students can make digital slideshows with Photopeach. Students can make a digital book with web tools, like Storybird, Little Bird Tales, and ToonDoo. Challenge: Get students to create one of these digital gifts.

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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?

uKnow.com: Keep your Kids Safe Online

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uKnowKids is your digital dashboard to what your kids are doing and where they are. What you do online will live with your forever with your digital footprint. Smart Tools. Safer Kids.

Animoby: Animated Learning for Anybody

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Android App Apple App Similar to other whiteboard screencast tools, Animoby lets users create multipaged screencasted videos. BYOD digital citizenship education flipped flipping teaching technology whiteboards

Navigating Social Media as a Parent

Tech Helpful

In March of 2017 android users had the opportunity to choose from 2.8 The truth of the matter is, teens want a virtual place they can be themselves but they know about the long reaching impact of their digital footprint. E-parenting is not an easy task.

Kudos Wall: for building that first portfolio

NeverEndingSearch

When it comes time to examine a student’s academic digital footprint before they apply for college, the search often unveils an unbalanced profile of party pictures. We’ve done a fine job obscuring stunning works of art, powerful digital stories and the science fair triumphs.

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

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In some cases, I even let a few groups use my Android phone to record. assignments BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipping speaking

Capturing Classroom Videos

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Smartphone And while this isn''t a screencast, I used my android cellphone to record a quick video of students reviewing the site No Red Ink.

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#EdTechTidBits of the Week (April 27, 2015)

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A new programming app for the iPad, an educational game to teach Digital Citizenship, a Google Glass update, a lesson in reading the fine print, and a new Chrome extension. The goal of Digital Compass is to teach students about the consequences of their online decisions.

25 Websites for Poetry Month

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Students drag-and-drop from a collection of words to a canvas, name their poem, then publish to Facebook or saved to student’s digital portfolio. Acrostic Poems ( iPad , Android – Free). POETRY From The Poetry Foundation ( iPad , Android – Free).

#EdTechTidBits of the Week (April 27, 2015)

EdTechnocation.com

A new programming app for the iPad, an educational game to teach Digital Citizenship, a Google Glass update, a lesson in reading the fine print, and a new Chrome extension. The goal of Digital Compass is to teach students about the consequences of their online decisions.

Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training

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Google has updated and improved its Learning Center for Teacher Training with new use cases and best practices, making it even more useful and easier to learn about Google apps.

Websites and Apps to Support Hour of Code

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App Inventor –build Android apps on a smartphones; from MIT. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

New Ways to Gamify Learning

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In simple terms, Augmented Reality is “an enhanced version of reality created by the use of technology to overlay digital information on an image of something being viewed through a device (such as a smartphone camera)” ( Merriam Webster ).

27 Websites for Poetry Month

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Students drag-and-drop from a collection of words to a canvas, name their poem, then publish to Facebook or saved to student’s digital portfolio. Acrostic Poems ( iPad , Android ). Poetry From The Poetry Foundation ( iPad , Android ). Haiku Poem ( iPad , Android ).

7 Tech Tools for PE Teachers

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In that class, we think of physical stuff — not digital — like running and exercising. iOS, Android. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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31Websites for Poetry Month

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Students drag-and-drop from a collection of words to a canvas, name their poem, then publish to Facebook or saved to student’s digital portfolio. Acrostic Poems ( iPad , Android ). Poetry From The Poetry Foundation ( iPad , Android ). Haiku Poem ( iPad , Android ).

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Zapzapmath adds multiplayer option and more to their popular app

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This is perfect for the many different ways students learn math, the wide variety of digital devices being used, and gives a nod toward the lifelong learner who is as likely to play math games because they love learning as that it’s part of teacher-directed activities.

Kid-created Games That Teach

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It runs on Windows and Mac as well as Ubuntu, Linux, Android, iOS, UWP, HTML5, XBox One, and PlayStation 4. Using award-winning TinyTap, students can play, create, and share interactive games and lessons on iPads, iPhones, and Android.

Using Technology To Teach Kids About Troubleshooting Vehicle Problems

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adults consistently perform worse in digital problem solving compared to their counterparts in other nations, according to a report from the National Center for Education Statistics. This is not a topic I’ve thought much about.

TeacherKit Saves You Time by Managing Class Tasks

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TeacherKit , a useful classroom management app for iOS or Android, provides teachers with one location to log student attendance, take note of student behavior, record grades, create student-level reporting, and other tedious tasks that traditionally take time away from teaching.

What is Google Keep and Why Use it in Your Classroom?

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It works on iOS, the web, Chrome (with an add-on), and Android. For Android users: You can add a drawing to your note and/or draw on an image that you took or is shared with you. While Android users can annotate images, no versions at present allow for PDF annotation.

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MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

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It has a 7” screen and runs on Android 4.2. The MobyMax tablet runs on Android which means in addition to all of the great MobyMax curriculum, your students also have access to all of the happiness that Android brings. At Anastasis, our learning portfolios are digital.

Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

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IXL can be used on the web, as an app (iOS or Android), or on Chromebooks though there are differences in how each operates and what is offered. Math used to be a tedious memorization of facts and formulas.

Zap Zap Math–Gamify any Math Curriculum

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Android: goo.gl/HheVDf. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

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He is charged via USB and programmed via an app (iOS or Android) to move, spin circles, dance, sing, draw, or any number of other actions. Plus, it includes a one-year subscription to Wonder’s Digital Activities Library for more project ideas.

Videos: Why, How, Options

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Students will engage actively meaning you can expect them to take notes (digital is fine and rewind to rewatch either to review, to ensure they got everything they should, or simply for the entertainment.

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Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

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Fair warning: This robot doesn’t look like the famous humanoid robots of literature–C3PO or Marvin the Paranoid Android (from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy ), with arms, legs, and a head.