Five Critical Guidelines for Data Privacy Across School Districts

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.

Dr. Steve Albrecht--New Webinar ("Your Library and the Police: Time for a New Relationship"), New Podcast, and New Article #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What you have shared has been very useful to help set up some guidelines and decide a good direction for training within our organization. We've posted a new podcast episode and a new blog post in the " Library Safety and Security with Dr. Steve Albrecht " section of Library 2.0.

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10 Surefire Ideas to Remove Writing Roadblocks


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?

How Leaders Develop Stakeholder Ownership


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

School Reopening Resources - scenarios, tips, and more

Educational Technology Guy

While much of this is still in flux, some states have started issuing specific guidelines and instructions. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

Media Literacy: The POTUS Primary Debates


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.

Guest Post: Helping Students Navigate Online Sources with Critical Literacy

Digital Promise

These were not promising guidelines, but did make me think: Should we stay away from Wikipedia? For example, teachers can pull different articles from social media platforms for class analysis, which may simultaneously increase motivation and show that teachers value out-of-school literacies.

Personal Connections and Google Maps


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!”

Developing and Delivering Effective Professional Development for Educators


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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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.

Programmatic Best Practices for Healthy Academic Programs


This article will explore several ways a student interacts with a program and four associated frameworks from which to view it, as well as provide selected best practices for each. Article Source: [link].

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

I give some broad guidelines including finding and adding both content and images. They were given several online articles as references and also encouraged to use their own experiences. Due to Coronavirus, many schools are moving online, and teaching through Zoom meetings.

When Reopening Schools Safety Must Come First

A Principal's Reflections

Up to this point, the majority of conversations I have witnessed on social media, news pieces, and articles have focused on students' health and safety. As more and more states and countries reopen their respective economies, schools will soon follow.

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.

A Better Plan for School Reopening This Fall

The Innovative Educator

However, if we can re-imagine school, there is a way to fully open buildings following Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. To find out how this can work, check out my article "A Better Plan for Reopening Schools" in Tech & Learning magazine

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.

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.

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class


In this article, we’ll go over what differentiated instruction is and how using this learning strategy can provide your students with the resources they need to succeed. Guidelines to assist the implementation of differentiated learning activities in South African secondary schools.

The Surprising Science of Life Changing Moments

The CoolCatTeacher

Go to to download artwork guidelines, an entry form, official rules, and the lesson plan today.

Screencasting Tools & Tips for Beginners


Here are some guidelines to consider when creating a screencast: Keep it short, no more than five minutes. For additional ideas on using Screencasting to help students learn and connect with parents please explore the articles below. by: Tom Daccord.

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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.

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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Here’s the Syllabus for Your Summer Crash Course in Online Education


Can community guidelines help? Care, Communication, Support: Core for Designing Meaningful Online Collaborative Learning ,” by Heather Robinson, Whitney Kilgore, Scott Warren (article), offers insight about communication and collaboration online.

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


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

PebbleGo Health, Offers Special Educator Preview in June

eSchool News

The module includes three extended learning exercises in each article, including a related activity and critical thinking prompts in “Share What You Know” and “Questions for Understanding.”. billion page views which equates to every K-3 student in the United States reading 7 articles.

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.

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums


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.

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.

Conducting Edtech Impact Research in the ESSA Era

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).

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.

30 Ideas To  Consider When Implementing School Online and Offline During The Coronavirus

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Some of the ideas in this article were part of our discussions and writings. Check any guidelines provided by your state DOE. Welcome to a post that has taken be a while to write.

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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.

Does your school have a growth mindset when it comes to change?

eSchool News

I will consider one — mindset — in this article. Two previous articles examined infrastructure and leadership. How well does the person accept the need for organization wide guidelines? (As Owners have some latitude within these guidelines.

How to create accessible e-learning design


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.