How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

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How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at Learning.com, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe?

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AATT contributor, Krista Albrecht, has a balanced evaluation of Chromebooks in the classroom I think you’ll find useful. She has over 15 years experience in the field ranging from classroom teacher to tech teacher, to Professional Developer, to 1:1 integration specialist. Chromebooks in the Classrooms… Friend or Foe? Chromebooks…those little computers that everyone is talking about. What is this Chromebook you speak of?

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169 Tech Tips–8 Tips for Chromebooks

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to so many daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: #94–8 Tips for Chromebooks in Class. Be clear what the Chromebook can and can’t do. Chromebooks are platform agnostic.

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

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The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. If you have Chromebooks in your classroom, you are going to love what the Chromebook App Hub has to offer–100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. What is the Chromebook App Hub?

169 Tech Tips–Two Great Chromebook Shortkeys

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: #121–Chromebook Caps Lock and #122–Chromebook Delete Key. Category: CHROMEBOOKS. Q: Where’s the caps lock on a Chromebook ?

Digital Citizenship Moments & Data Collection in Google Classroom

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Using Google Classroom for a digital citizenship modeling and teaching moments. Within the video demonstration you will learn how access deleted posts, comments, and items within Classroom. If you ever need to collect evidence of anything within Classroom using the Save to Google Drive Chrome extension you have the ability to capture the entire screen and share to whomever you''d like.

Tech Tip #122: Chromebook Delete Key

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Q: Not only does my Chromebook not have Caps Lock (which I’ve now fixed), but there’s no ‘delete’ key. . More on Chromebooks: Chromebooks Caps Lock. Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe? 18 Pluses, 5 Differences, and 9 Tips about Chromebooks in Your Classroom. Tech tips chromebooks

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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In this post, I’ll share how this app works and my thoughts on how you can use it in your classroom. This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. Project Pals is perfect for any student capable of using an electronic tablet, Chromebook, or device to create and share. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1.

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Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

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Safe experiences with monitoring and support can help children understand digital safety. In today’s show, Wanda Terral talks about how to help kids understand digital safety. Free Digital Citizenship Webinar: Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship sponsored by NetRef AND get a free pilot of NetRef’s internet management and monitoring solution.

Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!

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The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! The new book, Google Apps for Littles by the dynamic duo, Christine Pinto , and Alice Keeler , is all about empowering our littlest learners – YES, kinder CAN use Chromebooks and lots of other technology! Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks and lots of other technology! This book is about meaningful learning with technology in the K-2 classroom. The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!

Less Paper, More Play

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I’d like to tell you my paperless classroom stems from a deep belief in using technology to empower students, or to attempt innovation in my classroom and practice. Learn 1:1 Blended Learning Chromebook Creativity and Imagination Digital Citizenship Education Technology paperless paperless classroom Technology in Education

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Tech Tip #85: Backup Your Computer Often

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

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Each nominee and nominator will be entered to win a classroom technology package. The winning nominator and his or her nominee each win a $20,000 package including one 7000 series SMART Board and SMART Document Camera, 30 Chromebooks, and SMART training and implementation. Chromebooks Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

8 Digital tools for engaging classroom presentations

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Integrating presentations in teaching is an accessible way to bring technology to the classroom and make the best digital tools available. Digital tools for engaging classroom presentations. Read more: 4 Ways to promote collaboration in digital spaces.

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Picture Surfing for Students and Teachers

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Part of the purpose for student usage of technology in the classroom is to allow students to become creators not just consumers. Photos for Class - Just as the title says, this site allows students to search for photos that are appropriate for classroom use. Camera Chromebooks curate digital citizenship edtech education graphic design innovation iPad ipaded motivation photography production SAMR technology integration

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

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You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Heather: Well, Vicki, I have a passion for digital citizenship and student voice integrated in there. Our students are in the classroom. This tool empowers students to be digital leaders, but it also makes the social media easy for schools. Helping students develop their voice through digital portfolios. The importance of building a positive digital presence.

Tech Tip #86: Image Your Computer Often

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

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Digital literacy’ is one of those buzz words floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students. ‘Literacy’ is simple: the ability to read and write– so ‘digital literacy’ should be achieving those goals digitally. “the ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information” –Digital Strategy Glossary of Key Terms.

Subscriber Special: July

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Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Building Digital Citizens. 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. delivered digitally to your school or District. Building Digital Citizens.

Picture Surfing for Students and Teachers

Class Tech Integrate

Part of the purpose for student usage of technology in the classroom is to allow students to become creators not just consumers. Photos for Class - Just as the title says, this site allows students to search for photos that are appropriate for classroom use. Camera Chromebooks curate digital citizenship edtech education graphic design innovation iPad ipaded motivation photography production SAMR technology integration

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

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Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives. So he’s done quite a few things with Chromebook implementation and Google Level 1 Certification for all of his teachers. So the goal of Help at Home was to help connect parents to their students’ digital lives. I really go into depth about how we use it, both from the administrative side and the classroom side.

Back To Basics: Device Tips For #BackToSchool

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We might believe that students are “ digital natives ” when in reality they are trying to figure this stuff out just like the adults in the room are. That said, having a basic set of norms in place across classrooms will be important to any successful technology device use. Digital Citizenship- If there isn’t a long standing conversation and fully-integrated approach to digital citizenship then the validity of any technology implementation has to be called into question.

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How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Take a few weekends this summer to set up a class blog and class website and get comfortable with the digital side of your school. digital portfolios for students–this can be accomplished with the LMS you use, Google Apps, Google Classroom, or even Dropbox.

Tech Tip #159: Create a Macro

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. Teachers can put together HyperDocs – linked apps with instruction, video, activities, ability to explore a topic on a Chromebook through curated web links. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

6 Tech Best Practices for New Teachers

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Knowing that, there are six Best Practices teachers in the trenches suggest for integrating technology into classroom instruction: Digital Citizenship. Many schools now provide digital devices for students, often a Chromebook or an iPad. In cyberspace, students are confronted often–if not daily–with questions regarding cyberbullying, digital privacy, digital footprints, plagiarism, and more. Make this a strategy in the classroom.

Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

Classroom discussions are a great way to get students to think about a topic and take that thinking deeper. As a student, I always loved classroom discussions. The problem with classroom discussion. Technology to enhance and extend classroom discussions. This is where I believe technology facilitated discussions can be used by educators to take the discussions happening in the classroom further. Synth is a fantastic platform for podcasting in the classroom.

Tech Tip #53: How to Make a Program Easy to Find

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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169 Tech Tip #116–How to Take Screenshots

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education. Category: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT. Sub-category: Keyboarding, PC, Mac, iPad, Chromebook. Chromebooks : Ctrl+Window Switcher key.

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4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

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In today’s K-12 education ecosystem, most classroom management tools have moved online. This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. The first ‘lite’ option that most educators think of is Google Classroom. shared classroom space. Designed by Freepik.

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CanaryFlow: Everything You Need to Manage Classroom Workflow

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CanaryFlow is a classroom workflow platform that makes it easy for K-12 teachers to create lessons, add and grade assignments, upload resources, comment on student work or class activities, and schedule events. ability to access and import over 53 different file types (such as MS Office, Google Docs, images, PDFs, and more) from the digital device’s camera, Google Drive, Dropbox and other cloud locations. More on classroom management: How to go Paperless in Your Classroom.

3 Favorite Classroom Apps

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Here’s an excellent collection of great apps for your classroom — to cover writing, research, and assessment. Storyboard That is a leader among online digital storytelling tools thanks to its comic-based themes, clean layout, vast collection of story pieces, varied strip layouts, and intuitive drag-and-drop interface. A question I get a lot from readers is where to go for free, classroom-safe images. 66 Writing Tools for the 21st Century Classroom.

Why is HUE HD a Must for your Classroom?

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It will quickly become an essential device for your classroom inquiry. Applications for the Classroom. For ‘Specials’ teachers (those who teach one subject and move from classroom to classroom), easily carry this lightweight and mobile device, allowing you to have a document camera wherever you have a computer, whether it’s the Library, the gym, or a classroom.

Tech Tip #96: How to Add Zip to a Slow Computer

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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How To Use Chromebooks For Powerful Creation in School

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As technology becomes more ubiquitous in classrooms, many schools are choosing Chromebooks because it’s one of the least expensive devices, a big win for schools balancing spending priorities. A 2017 report of the education market found Chromebooks dominate with 58 percent of the market for school mobile device purchases. She piloted iPads in one school she worked at and Chromebooks in another. “By

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Tech Tip #159: Create a Macro

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

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Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. Every year, students face new iPads, apps, online grading systems, webtools, digital devices, LMSs, cloud-based homework, digital portfolios, and more. Here are the top 22 digital tools your colleagues are using in their classrooms: annotation tool. digital devices. digital note-taking. digital portfolios. flipped classroom. Digital Devices.

New Resources Supporting the Integration of Minecraft: Education Edition into Classroom Instruction Now Available from Discovery Education

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SILVER SPRING, MD (Tuesday, May 3, 2022) — Discovery Education today announced the availability of a host of new resources designed to support the integration of Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) into classroom instruction.

Creating an Elementary Tech Team

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I had created a Google classroom for this TechTeam (I told them part one of being on the TechTeam was being my guinea pig to try new things out. Lesson one was all about digital citizenship. The students started working to earn their digital passport on the common sense media website. For the past four years I have been a common sense media digital citizenship educator. Maybe they want to create a how-to video on logging into chromebooks?