Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too. Learn more at coolcatteacher.com/guide. Digital Citizenship that Works. Get into digital communities with your students. We started talking about privacy and security in digital spaces.

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

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Vivek Singh and his colleague, Ilya Mishra, are new contributors to Ask a Tech Teacher who specialize in online learning and educational technology (more on Ilya’s bio below). I know you’ll enjoy their thoughts: To be an integral part of this relatively young digital age, it is imperative for educators to keep up with the technological advances in every sector. With the blended learning approach, teachers devote more personal time for query resolution and revision.

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College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. digital commerce. digital communications.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. digital commerce. digital communications.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. Here are the ones I’m currently offering: The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

Spotlight: How One Teacher Taught Digital Citizenship Via Student-driven Websites

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Sheila Slawek teaches digital literacy & computer science. I’ve known Sheila a long time and am profoundly impressed by how she passionately and energetically blends technology authentically into the learning lives of her students. The 8th grade just received their own profiled laptop since the school was deploying a blended learning/personalized learning initiative and the 1:1 student laptop was a key project.

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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In fact, it’s transformed 21st-century education, offering a normative tool for adapting to varied student needs, a scalable approach to differentiating for student learning styles, and a collaborative must-have with its vast offering of virtual meeting and storage options. Blended learning occurs when an education program combines Internet-based media with traditional classroom methods. These should be in place before unpacking a blended learning program.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. Experiment with a wide variety of available digital writing tools to help your students develop their inner writer. Understand the secrets to picking good digital writing tools while working with classmates in a hands-on and non-threatening writer’s workshop format. The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. Here are the four I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four grad school classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. Building Digital Citizens. Here is more detail on each class: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Learn How 2.

What Separates a Good Blended Learning Program From a Bad One?

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These days many schools tout blended learning programs when marketing their school to potential students. Blended learning can combine the flexibility of online instruction with the benefits of in-person teaching. But much like nutritional claims, such as “all-natural” and “healthy,” the term “blended learning” can mean just about anything depending on how you define it. The Good The best blended learning programs seem to have some common threads.

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Upcoming Opportunities: Are you traveling to Learning Forward Conference in Washington DC in December?

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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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. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Kecia: So, the first thing that make a teacher a superhero is the way they use data to improve learning and mastery for their students. Learn about AR and VR.

Bring Focus to Blended Learning with 12 Starting Ideas… Plus a Free ISTE Webinar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post where I focus on some simple ways you can begin to blend your learning. I also want to invite you to a very special webinar on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4 PM EST. First, t o ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. A blended classroom is not an instant event.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here’s how Google describes it : “ The Chromebook App Hub , an online resource to help educators, administrators and developers work together to learn about Chromebook apps and activity ideas for schools. Idea Sparks are designed to help teachers create meaningful learning experiences for their students with Chromebooks. Assess class performance.

Teacher Support in the Digital-Blended Classroom

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Yes, it enriches learning but at the price of too many problems, preparation required, and confusion. I l ike Felicia Zorn’s summary of how that go-nogo decision really has become ‘get with the program’ Teacher Support in the Digital-Blended Classroom. We were the pioneers of the digital era. Now, children are digital natives. Or better yet, why should we integrate online learning into our classrooms ?

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

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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? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Differentiation Simplified with Study.com

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Study.com is an online distance learning portal that provides over 70,000 lessons in fifteen subjects (including algebra, calculus, chemistry, macro- and microeconomics, and physics) aligned with many popular textbooks. Differentiated learning can be defined this way: With differentiated instruction, teachers proactively create options to accommodate a diverse range of learners while keeping the whole class on track. Learn to differentiate the easy way. Assessments.

How Great is MS Office Mix

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Because Mix uses audio and video tools to communicate ideas, students are eager to view the resulting lessons, making it a perfect addition to a blended learning program. Click and you’ll find the features that have made Mix a new favorite digital tool with so many educators. Let me share the top eight mentioned to me by my learning community: Use the screen recording tool to capture just a portion of a longer video (from, say, YouTube) and embed that into a slide.

Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! – SULS086

Shake Up Learning

– SULS086 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Feedback is a crucial part of the learning process, and with Google tools and Google Classroom, giving feedback on digital assignments has never been easier. Watch this video to learn how! Learn All About the Course.

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. When I taught middle school writing, I would try to teach my kids how to write for different audiences, but they knew that I was the one that would be reading and assessing their work. Check out all the Dynamic Learning blog posts. Shake Up Learning 2017. appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I hope you are enjoying this series on formative assessment, and I am sure you will find these tools most valuable. as you continue to amplify formative learning with digital technology. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities. Back Channel for Formative Assessment.

10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning – SULS063

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The post 10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning – SULS063 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Sink or swim, teachers and educators across the globe have clung to tools like Google Classroom and Google Meet to survive school closures and remote learning.

15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There are hundreds of fantastic collaborative learning tools! A few weeks back, I asked the Shake Up Learning Community to share their favorite collaborative tools and this post is a summarization are their top choices. Click here to join the Shake Up Learning Community.). Learn more about Pear Deck. Learn more about Flipgrid.

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What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

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That requires a detailed picture of what students have learned. The ideal would be to have all assignments, assessment, and submittals for each student curated in one spot that automatically updates as the year progresses–and provides actionable reports. Kiddom is a free standards-based platform designed to help teachers curate individual learning experiences. Teachers create assessments aligned with pre-selected standards.

It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Our bottom line as educators is always about the learning and doing what’s best for students. Dynamic Learning with Google (Part 3). How Will You Shake Up Learning?

Wikispaces Classroom - A Flexible Tool for Teaching & Learning

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Wikispaces Classroom is a flexible tool that has many useful features for designing and implementing technology powered learning experiences to support all learners. This online learning platform and virtual classroom is free, efficient, and built to support teaching and learning. There is a newsfeed, a projects calendar and a newly designed discussion area to encourage communication and collaboration about learning.

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#ISTE20 Live: Sessions on Equity and Online Learning Top Agenda

EdTech Magazine

The event typically draws tens of thousands of educators from around the globe for discussions, presentations and activities that highlight how technology transforms teaching and learning.

Media Savviness Makes for Civic Mindedness

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Without them, even the most civic-minded will find it hard to assess and interpret the mass of information out in the world. Quick Digital Citizenship Activities, a collection of short, self-guided K-12 activities designed for digital learning: Middle and High School and K-5.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

For educators that may mean working with students in a face to face, elearning, or a blended environment. Regardless of your districts approach, now is a time to facilitate the student centered learning that Project Based Learning makes possible. I enjoy learning from all of you.

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Kiddom Helps Administrators Manage Change

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Kiddom is an easy-to-use learning management system that provides educators with an effective alternative to Google Classroom. What Kiddom does that few other education webtools do is provide free educator and administrator guides on topics such as Standards-based Grading , Blended Learning , and lesson planning (click for my reviews of these). Start by considering: What is your vision for how technology will be utilized to improve students’ learning outcomes?

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How to Blend DoK into Lesson Plans without a Comprehensive Rewrite

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Now, exemplary teachers focus on blending learning into the student’s life knowledge base with the goal of building happy, productive adults. Expect students to think cognitively — to critique, revise, memorize, and compare throughout their learning. For example, prior to using a digital tool, ask them to evaluate why that is the best approach using a compare-contrast chart that includes all other options. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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Differentiating with Personalized Learning

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Personalized learning is the latest buzzword in an education environment bursting with new ideas but this one is impressive. In a sentence, personalized learning: “tailors instruction, expression of learning, and assessment to each student’s unique needs and preferences.” If you think it sounds like differentiated instruction, it does with this caveat: Personalized learning is student-directed, student-paced, and designed for each learner.

The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Best of all, you can use these ideas to bring a past poroject of yours to the blended and eLearning classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. As we do this… what lessons can be learned?