How to Assess Digital Literacy

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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.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL. Edmentum’s new solution pairs adaptive diagnostic assessments with individualized learning paths. The program is designed by educators for educators to provide targeted, assessment-driven instruction, reinforcement, and support in math, reading, and language arts.

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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 assessments might be used to engage learners in discussion before an inquiry.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Sunday, June 8th at 4pm Common Sense Media: Digital Citizenship - Seeing the Big Picture , with Dr. Jason Ohler. In our community’s next webinar, Dr. Jason Ohler helps us consider how to use digital citizenship to help our students and ourselves navigate our rapidly evolving world. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship. How does your library manage digital collections?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Digital Citizenship Week. We’re proud to be in partnership with Common Sense Education to celebrate the Second Annual Digital Citizenship Week – October 19th -25th. Join us to shine a spotlight on the importance of helping kids learn how to create safe, responsible digital lives. Faculty training does not always acknowledge the fact that digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital. Delivered digitally so students self-pace their year-long keyboarding journey from wherever they are. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th grade 7th grade AATT Materials Keyboarding curriculum webinars

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

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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, I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Before providing 12 possible starter ideas, I invite you to a very special ISTE Webinar. Welcome To The Webinar.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital. Delivered digitally so students self-pace their year-long keyboarding journey from wherever they are. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th grade 7th grade AATT Materials Keyboarding curriculum webinars

In the Teacher's Lounge: Using Edmodo to Teach Digital Literacy

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I had the pleasure on Tuesday last week to give a webinar on how I use Edmodo to teach my students digital literacy skills and help prepare them for digital assessments. My students piloted the PARCC last Spring and it became clear that knowing how to effectively navigate through a website will impact student scores on the Common Core assessment. Watch the webinar to see what I do and how I do it. collaboration common core digital citizenship edmodo

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 — 6 grades, 238 pages, 7 unique assessments, 5 templates, over 100 images; sold as print or digital. Middle School — 3 grades 73 pages, 7 unique assessments, 5 templates, 40 images; sold as digital only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital. Delivered digitally so students self-pace their year-long keyboarding journey from wherever they are.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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By request; delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. By request; delivered digitally to your school or District. digital law.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital. Delivered digitally so students self-pace their year-long keyboarding journey from wherever they are. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th grade 7th grade AATT Materials Keyboarding curriculum webinars

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital. Delivered digitally so students self-pace their year-long keyboarding journey from wherever they are. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th grade 7th grade AATT Classroom Materials Keyboarding curriculum webinarsOverview.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Delivered print or digital. Delivered digitally so students self-pace their year-long keyboarding journey from wherever they are. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th grade 7th grade AATT Materials Keyboarding curriculum webinars

Binge Watch the Top 25 edWebinars of 2019!

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10 All-New Digital Citizenship Curriculum. # 13 Autism and Anxiety: Assessment and Intervention. # This year programs on ELL (English-Language Learners), autism, reading, mindfulness, digital citizenship, and behavior are also at the top of the list.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. 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. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

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In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

Subscribers: Your February Special is Available

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This month: 18+ webinars on tech ed pedagogy. Assessment. Digital citizenship I. Digital citizenship II. Digital note-taking. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and dozens of books on how to integrate technology into education.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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By request; delivered digitally to your school or District. 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. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs.

3 Favorite Webtools for students (and teachers)

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I subscribe to lots of technology-in-education forums (here’s a list of my trusted education advisors ) and attend as many webinars as I can. There are many truths about teaching but two stand out when it comes to assessing knowledge: 1) feedback is one of the greatest predictors of success in student work, and 2) teachers don’t have enough time to provide feedback on student work as thoroughly as they’d like. History Reviews Web Tools assessments literacy

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

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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. Here are details you’ll like: All relevant teacher information is included on the teacher dashboard with links to dig deeper into standards, students, assessments, assignments, and more. Teachers create assessments aligned with pre-selected standards.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

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In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

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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. FREE Webinar: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer. The post Every Student Should Publish for the World! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Give Your Students the World!

Tech Ed Resources–Classes

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Ideas include visual, audio, video, mindmaps, infographics, graphic organizers, charts and tables, screenshots, screencasts, images, games and simulations, webtools, and hybrid assessments. Assessment is based on effort, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects, so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

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Digital portfolio sites. Rather than a two-page printed document that can be lost and serves only one user, a digital portfolio posts your resume online, in an easy-to-understand format. Here are suggestions for digital portfolio sites: Wix.

Supporting SEL in Students' Digital Lives: Tips and Advice for Teachers

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Our Digital Citizenship Curriculum has always been focused on the social and emotional lives of students within their digital spaces, but the connections to SEL competencies haven't always been clear.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

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In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

2021, I Resolve…

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A time to assess life. Focus on podcasts, webinars, online classes, and other web-based learning outlets for Ask a Tech Teacher. New Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair.

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Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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Each book is between 212 and 252 pages and includes lesson plans, assessments, domain-specific vocabulary, problem-solving tips, Big Idea, Essential Question, options if primary tech tools not available, posters, reproducibles, samples, tips, enrichments, entry and exit tickets, and teacher preparation. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

10 Common Core Tech Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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7 Common Core Ways to Assess Knowledge. Common Core webinars. 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. Here are ten of the top Common Core tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: 13 Ways Blogs Teach Common Core. Common Core Breathes Life into Keyboarding. Common Core requires publishing. Technology makes that happen.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

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They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. I’ve embedded the webinar below for you to review.) Online and Digital Instruction. Online Assessment. We all must improve the accessibility of our digital content.

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Summer PD–What are you looking for?

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How to … accomplish specific goals (like internet research, assessment, grading tech, create a class wiki, blog with students). Do you want to meet in Google Hangouts or taped webinar s? We come to your school and train your teachers to use one of our curricula ( K-8 technology , K-8 Keyboarding , and K-8 Digital Citizenship ), virtually or in person. Every summer, Ask a Tech Teacher offers summer training. Summer Online Classes.

169 Tech Tip #146: 18 Ideas for Warm-ups, Exit Tickets

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Category: ASSESSMENTS. Draw a picture summarizing today’s lesson using a digital drawing program (like Sumopaint ). Verify that neighbor saved their document correctly, to the student digital portfolio or class server. Here’s a webinar on warm-ups and another on exit tickets. 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.

2019, I Resolve…

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A time to assess life. Focus on podcasts, webinars, online classes, and other web-based learning outlets for Ask a Tech Teacher. 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 Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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Each book is between 130 and 260 pages and includes lesson plans, assessments, domain-specific vocabulary, problem solving tips, Big Idea, Essential Question, options if primary tech tools not available, posters, reproducibles, samples, tips, enrichments, and teacher preparation. Topics include keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, domain-specific vocabulary, webtools, visual learning, and more. K-8 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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Each book is between 212 and 252 pages and includes lesson plans, assessments, domain-specific vocabulary, problem solving tips, Big Idea, Essential Question, options if primary tech tools not available, posters, reproducibles, samples, tips, enrichments, entry and exit tickets, and teacher preparation. Most (all) grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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Updated in 2018, each book is between 212 and 252 pages and includes lesson plans, assessments, domain-specific vocabulary, problem-solving tips, Big Idea, Essential Question, options if primary tech tools not available, posters, reproducibles, samples, tips, enrichments, entry and exit tickets, and teacher preparation. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

6 Great Teacher Communities for Summer PD

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Common Sense Educators is our Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. If you're looking for support on your digital citizenship journey, connect with over 10,000 innovative educators for ideas and inspiration. Educators can get support and feedback from peers while staying current in the digital landscape.

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

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The intent of the class is to use these tech tools to infuse learning so teachers come away with not just a theoretical understanding of, say, digital note-taking, but the practical application of these tools for three weeks in class. Topics attendees will learn by doing include: Blogging—to reflect, collaborate with classmates, share perspectives during class, complete assessments in some cases. Digital portfolios—via wikis.

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