Five Critical Guidelines for Data Privacy Across School Districts

edWeb.net

Discussing CoSN’s Five Critical Guidelines for Ensuring Data Privacy in Your Use of Technology, the speakers told attendees that when it comes to data privacy, the word “done” isn’t in their vocabulary. Five Critical Guidelines . This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

10 Surefire Ideas to Remove Writing Roadblocks

MiddleWeb

Articles Writing audience brevity demonstration format guidelines Regie Routman stories writingLiteracy expert Regie Routman takes teachers for a ride and demonstrates how to avoid roadblocks that make writing less than doable, effective and gratifying. The destination?

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How Leaders Develop Stakeholder Ownership

MiddleWeb

Leadership consultants Ron Williamson and Barbara Blackburn offer some helpful guidelines. Articles Leadership Barbara Blackburn communication decision making focus participation Ronald Williamson school improvements school initiatives stakeholders

Media Literacy: The POTUS Primary Debates

MiddleWeb

Baker is ready with guidelines for engaging students in classroom research and discussion. Articles Media Literacy Democratic fact checking Frank Baker Frank W. Plans for Republican and Democratic primary debates are underway. Media literacy expert Frank W.

Scholarship opportunity for high school students graduating in 2019

Educational Technology Guy

Guidelines: To apply for the $1200 Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship, Adrian Rubin wants to hear your answer to the following question in the form of a 500-word essay: “When was the exact moment that you knew what you wanted to major in?“

Personal Connections and Google Maps

EdTechTeam

So a solution; I and my fellow staff members have focused on the class setting up “Blog Guidelines” Restating these expectations every assignment truly helps. Students responded well to these expectations, especially if a grade is attached to the guidelines, and this assignment was even greater because it was so personal. Article Google PedagogyAs a Social Studies teacher, I hate hearing the saying, “History is boring!”

The Surprising Science of Life Changing Moments

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to www.ToyotaDreamCarUSA.com/CoolCat to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology Guy

There are guidelines for teachers, slides for presentations and a YouTube Curriculum channel with the videos. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

Developing and Delivering Effective Professional Development for Educators

EdTechTeam

Hoping these guidelines can support school leaders and educators to provide professional development opportunities which empower educators to create content, model best practices, connect with a wider educational community and continually keep improving on them by received feedback and feedforward to benefit the students in every way possible. Article

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

You can find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles that offer advice, resources, and more from parents and experts. I found this article wrenching to write. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

What’s Ahead for Special Education?

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. What advice do you have for teachers who want to continue to support children with disabilities, even if their state or district chooses not to follow these guidelines? If these guidelines were rescinded, would teachers perhaps have more flexibility in how they help students? These guidelines are based on good practice.

Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

Ask a Tech Teacher

By following the guidelines for Purpose Driven Learning, teachers avoid the biggest pitfall in many lesson plans — that they are theoretic without meaning in the real world. If you follow Understanding by Design (see my article on UbD ), this will quickly make sense.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

UDL has reordered the principles and guidelines, to begin with, Multiple Means of Engagement, the Why of Learning that compliments how the Design Thinking Process involves learners in identifying an authentic problem or challenge. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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A secret Facebook group for encouraging teachers

The Cornerstone for Teachers

We now have a twice yearly “open enrollment” period: for 2 weeks each March and September, new members can fill out a form agreeing to our guidelines and requesting to join the group. Passing along uplifting articles about the GOOD things happening in education.

Principles for school districts’ social media policies

Dangerously Irrelevant

My newest article is out. This one is about some general guidelines and principles for school districts to consider as they formulate their social media policies. You can read the full article online or in AASA’s School Administrator magazine. A segment is below. Consider your tone. Districts everywhere are doing everything they can to put digital tools into the hands of students and staff because of the powerful learning opportunities that they enable.

Introducing The Idealis, An Open-Access Journal for Library and Information Science Research

ProfHacker

Browsing through the Discover section, there are already quite a few great articles about Open Access, Academia.edu, sentiment analysis and Twitter, data science…It’s a really great list of essays and articles that go beyond interest for just librarians.

GoAnimate! Make Amazing Animated Videos

Educational Technology Guy

They will learn the content, as well as how to organize a presentation and follow certain guidelines. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. GoAnimate is a site that lets you easily create animated videos.

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How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

In the most recent edition of the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) security guidelines for K–12 schools , authors identify key technologies that enable security teams to communicate with school communities , and vice versa. How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools.

Your Guide to Preventing and Responding to School Bullies

Waterford

In this article, we’ll explore how you can both prevent bullying in your classroom and handle it when it occurs. Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a campaign founded by PACER to eradicate bullying across the country.

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Conducting Edtech Impact Research in the ESSA Era

edWeb.net

have recently released the Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact Research in U.S. These guidelines help clarify how research is conducted and how information is presented to users of edtech products based on the changes brought by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums

wwwatanabe

Similarly, it''s important to set guidelines, rules, and expectations for students to comment on blogs and forums. These guidelines should outline appropriate online behavior and internet safety precautions. Your task is to create those guidelines.

Fixing One of the Biggest Accessibility Issues: Color Contrast

The Innovative Educator

In this article you'll learn why this is important, what the standard is for color contrast, and how to make content with accessible color contrast. of population has low vision (BCVA of less than 20/70, visual field loss, or legal blindness) Everyone using a device in bright sunlight struggles with poor color contrast The Web Content Accessibility Guideline Standard for color contrast: 4.5:1

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

You can find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles that offer advice, resources, and more from parents and experts. I found this article wrenching to write.

A Wrap Up Of Day 1 At #FETC

The Web20Classroom

Creating Student and Teacher Friendly Social Media Guidelines-Steven Anderson This was my session from today. I wanted to share the methods I have found with other schools and districts in creating positive social media guidelines and best practices. The article I wrote for Edutopia and Facebook Sample Social Media Guidelines and Best Practices That was Day 1.

How to create accessible e-learning design

Neo LMS

The first thing to keep in mind is that it’s way easier to follow and implement accessibility guidelines and principles when creating from scratch online learning materials for courses rather than do this later.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

You can find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles that offer advice, resources, and more from parents and experts. I found this article wrenching to write.

California Schools to Add LGBT Contributions to Curricula

K-12 Schools - Education News

Second grade students in California will soon be learning about how some families have two moms or two dads due to new public school curriculum guidelines that address LGBT history in public schools. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons).

1st Grade digital PBL: Does it work?

Neo LMS

In setting out to answer this quite bedeviling question, I naturally delved into the academy — for while blogs and news articles are great as idea starters, they are seldom satisfactory when it comes to finding out what’s actually going on.

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Improving outcomes with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

IT Bill

Although the OCR complaints typically focus on publicly available web content, the American Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that all online instructional content meet accessibility guidelines. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)

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The FCC Announced E-Rate Program Updates. Now What?

EdTech Magazine

The new guidelines increase the program’s overall cap by $1.5 This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series. After an extended period in limbo, there is more clarity about the federal E-Rate program and what K–12 districts need to know when submitting forms for the next application period and planning future networking needs. On Dec.

6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Securly

The rise of technology was rapid, but teachers can gradually incorporate technology into lesson plans by using online news articles as a topic of discussion or showing videos to better illustrate a concept just learned in class.

How to Get Students Moving for Academic Advantages

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dr. Mark E. As information culled from MEDLINE articles shows, movement naturally increases blood flow, in turn providing the brain with more oxygen.

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From Digital Native to Digital Expert

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

How to Connect With Your Kids’ Digital Interests and Become a Media Mentor

Edsurge

In 2016, the American Association of Pediatrics backed down from their two-hour-a-day screen time guidelines. If you’re reading this article, most likely you have concerns about your kids’ digital lives.

A teacher’s guide to preparing students for continuous lifelong learning

Linways Technologies

Based on what they’ve told, and from what we’ve observed, we’ve come up with a list of guidelines. These guidelines are for teachers who are genuinely interested in the well-being of their students and wants to instil a lifelong learning attitude in them to see them succeed.

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