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. Digital Citizenship that Works. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

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The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” Why assess it? What to look for in assessment tools.

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game. In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market.

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5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more about formative assessment. If you want to listen – Monica Burns did a fantastic podcast episode about her Favorite Formative Assessment Tools. If you prefer reading, see Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools (a post I wrote on Edutopia). We need to use our data to improve learning, with formative assessment. Dr. Ray is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Education and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Quickly create assessments for any grade or subject without special forms or equipment. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship. At the beginning, I do a lot of work on digital citizenship — that we behave on social media the way we do in real life. Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

we’re giving kids access to, we must constantly be assessing where parents are at in terms of a foundational understanding of what this means for their child(ren). Is it solely a school district’s job to educate parents about technology, social media, digital citizenship, etc.? I have seen some very successful parent learning nights around technology, STEM, and digital citizenship. This is all called being proactive instead of reactive about #edtech.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

Curriculum is the what, education technology (aka edtech) is the how. Edtech Defined Recently I was asked to define edtech. Here is how I responded: "Education technology – or edtech – is the study and practice of effective teaching and learning processes and strategies that incorporate devices, apps, programs, and media. Edtech can be used in traditional classrooms, at home, and as part of learning in almost any setting." TL Advisor Blog curriculum edtech blo

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

Shake Up Learning

Students can share these slides to create a digital word wall.” The platform gives teachers and administrators the flexibility to mix and match content from a growing number of open educational resources (OER), to digitize existing content, or to build their own. Assess class performance. All You Need to Know to Prepare for the Trainer Skills Assessment and Application!

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all. 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.” Edpuzzle : It allows teachers to take a video from the internet, put it into the platform, add assessments, and get students thinking with it rather than just watching it.

Why Student Creation is the Hardest/Best Form of Assessment

techlearning

The goal of assessment has traditionally been to measure student mastery. Why Students Prefer Creative Assessments When students are able to go through a creative process (rather than taking a traditional test or quiz) to demonstrate their learning, the process includes benchmarks at which students receive feedback from their peers and their teacher. The final product that results from a creative assessment is a unique expression of each students thinking and learning.

Helping students develop job skills through the use of edtech

Neo LMS

With all the changes that the digital era has brought about, it is imperious to adapt the teaching approach to suit new needs. Here are seven job skills that students must master: Digital literacy. I would also add that having digital citizenship skills is needed as well.

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Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

assessment assignments BYOD Claco digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipped Google docs literature PBL speaking wordle writing Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom. Be sure to check out the complete list of projects and resources by clicking on the Integrating Technology tab.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. In addition, you’ll create practical tools such as rubrics for teacher observation, surveys for self-assessment reports, and data collection checklists and notes for interviews.

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Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning. His “ Mapping Media to the Curriculum ” book series and digital literacy framework focuses on helping students “show what they know” with media and create digital portfolios. He leads 3 day iPad Media Camps, STEM camps for teachers and students, and digital oral history workshops with Storychasers.

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May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While I''ve written quite a bit about assessing writing (ad nauseum) via digital means, reading instruction and assessment have remained a primarily paper-based enterprise in my class. While students can create projects, take quizzes, write responses digitally via BYOD and 1:1 using Google forms and docs, I''ve been missing a digital method for close reading of texts in my bag of instructional tricks.

Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

I can include quick formative assessment tools, drawing or brainstorming contributions from everyone and even 3d and virtual field trips. Here are some digital citizenship hyperdocs you can use of mine. I’ve blogged before about 10 Ways to Use Screencasts for Formative Assessment. This is something you should assess and make sure they can do.

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Stop Thinking About Screen Time

techlearning

Why Student Creation is the Hardest/Best Form of Assessment ] cross posted at www.KerryHawk02.com Kerry Gallagher is the Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning at St. She served as a middle & high school teacher and digital learning specialist for over 15 years, and her passions include digital citizenship and effective integration of curriculum, pedagogy, and edtech. Digital Citizenship Policy TL Advisor Blog

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

Writing about Grading Writing (Again)

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Progressive : students peer edit and self assess using guided structure provided by teacher Techie Traditional : teacher uses Google forms with the Autocrat , Doctopus , and Goobric scripts, as well as other online rubric tools to assess student work. Techie Progressive : teacher designs the rubric and assessment process on a Google form using the Autocrat script and the students peer edit each other.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

New data analyses by NCES offer an updated assessment of the adoption of online learning by high schools: More than 4 in 10 U.S. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). The debate is on | News-Sentinel.com → As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

New data analyses by NCES offer an updated assessment of the adoption of online learning by high schools: More than 4 in 10 U.S. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). The debate is on | News-Sentinel.com → As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. EdTech News News news

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Heroes & Big Huge Labs (I'm not talking about Brody)

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

For the freshmen, I posted resources to facilitate their understanding of the novel on Edmodo and stated that there will be a Hero''s Journey Unit Test that will assess students'' understanding of the Hero''s Journey concept and their application of the concept to the two summer reading novels and Dragonsong. Big Huge Labs has nothing to do with dogs (as far as I know) or my therapy dog, Brody , but it is a FREE, useful site for creating quick digital projects.

Building a PBL Environment

EdTechTeacher

This article will be published in the next edition Digital Learning Magazine. In recent years digital citizenships skills have been added to that list as schools address safe and healthy online behavior. by Shawn McCusker.

The Mask of Ed Tech

CUE

We have done specific training on implementing and using formative assessments for every teacher. Also, it doesn’t help that ease is usually the sales tactic made to us when we are considering the new classroom management behavior system or formative assessment software. Whether i’m planning lessons with teachers or reviewing formative assessment data or just listening to a teacher think out loud for a bit I love that the learning is the focus and not the tech.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

Find your digital cameras. Include something about digital citizenship and home screen behavior. Subscribe to Common Sense Media , which has a WEALTH of tools to help your students grow as digital citizens. – Fast and fun game-based formative assessment. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti. The start of the school year brings with it more than a few ‘gotta-do’s for a classroom teacher.

CSI: Salinas

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The Final Product Students type up an outline for their case and is an individual grade assessing ability to follow directions, craft a legitimate argument and demonstrate understanding of outline format. Students would create a digital portfolio of crime scene photographs, videos of witness'' testimonies, and/or scenes from the mock trial. Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.

Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. Digital Citizenship.

Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. Digital Citizenship.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

But going for this digital task board or the hyperdoc task board has just created a lot of excitement in the class. Vicki: As I’m looking at it, you’ve got flipgrid, you’ve got it easy to have conversations using digital tools. I mean, I have digital citizenship hyperdocs, and people just snag them and make a copy and tweak it and make it their own.

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How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Self evaluation and reflection is also an important piece of the assessment process. assessment assignments connecting with students cross-curricular digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass Google docs PBL peer evaluation technology Working with Ms.

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What You Might Have Missed in January

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ways to Use AI-Powered Quillionz to Assess Student Understanding. 5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons. 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.

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

Shake Up Learning

edtech #edchat #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet. 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. My goal is to empower teachers to transform the learning in their classrooms and become digital leaders. The post Every Student Should Publish for the World! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Give Your Students the World! Give them a Global Audience!