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.

Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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I nstructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A

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New Chromebook Tools Promote Media Literacy

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Digital Citizenship Hardware Internet NotebooksBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Apps for the popular device help students navigate the web.

Tips for teaching students with Autism about digital citizenship

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Instructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Jennifer Liang, knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking about 21st century social skills. “A

169 Tech Tips–Two Great Chromebook Shortkeys

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Today’s tip: #121–Chromebook Caps Lock and #122–Chromebook Delete Key. Category: CHROMEBOOKS. Q: Where’s the caps lock on a Chromebook ? A: On Chromebooks, caps lock is a shortkey: Alt+search. Q: Not only does my Chromebook not have Caps Lock (see Tech Tip above ), but there’s no ‘delete’ key. . Keyboarding Tech tips 169 tech tips chromebooks

169 Tech Tips–8 Tips for Chromebooks

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Today’s tip: #94–8 Tips for Chromebooks in Class. Be clear what the Chromebook can and can’t do. Chromebooks are platform agnostic. Get students used to the most fundamental Chromebook shortkeys. The Chromebook operating system (Chrome OS) is Linux-based. Chromebooks will operate more efficiently on the Chrome browser than IE or Firefox. Who you buy your Chromebook from will affect how much Cloud storage each user gets.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

We may install things on their Chromebooks, but when they are on their phones, they are getting unfiltered access to the internet. So as we’re responsible adults, raising children in a digital age — particularly with things like the dark web out there, from my perspective there are just a lot of things that kids are not ready for yet. Mike Daugherty on episode 245 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Tech Tip #121: Chromebooks Caps Lock

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Q: Where’s the caps lock on Chromebooks? On Chromebooks, caps lock is a shortkey: Alt+Search. 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. Tech tips chromebooksAs a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems.

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. I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google.

169 Tech Tip #128–Top 10 Chromebook Shortkeys

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Today’s tip #128–Top Ten Chromebook Shortkeys. Category: CHROMEBOOKS. Here’s a poster with ten Chromebook shortkeys popular in classrooms: Sign up for a new tip each week or buy the entire 169 Real-world Ways to Put Tech into Your Classroom. 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. Keyboarding Tech tips 169 tech tips chromebooks

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. 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.

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.

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

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Currently, he is the Director of Technology for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School district where he and his team have implemented a highly successful 1:1 Chromebook initiative. All Subjects Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Parents Teachers

Digital Citizenship Moments & Data Collection in Google Classroom

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Using Google Classroom for a digital citizenship modeling and teaching moments. Apps Chromebook Google Apps for Education Google Chrome Google Classroom Google Drive My Training Videos Within the video demonstration you will learn how access deleted posts, comments, and items within Classroom.

Tech Tip #85: Backup Your Computer Often

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Category: Maintenance, Security, PCs, Macs, Chromebooks. Chromebook : No need. 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.

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

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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.

Tech Tip #86: Image Your Computer Often

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Category: Maintenance, PCs, Chromebooks, Macs. Chromebook folks : Because no data or programs are stored to the device, rather than re-image, try a power wash to reset everything to factory settings. Tech tips chromebooks maintenance

An Easy, Reliable Way to Check for Plagiarism

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That means you can use it on desktops, laptops, Chromebooks, iOS, and Android devices. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum (including plagiarism). Building Digital Citizens (an online class). 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. Digital Citizenship Writing

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. However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1. While the iPad cost anywhere from $300 – $400, Chromebooks were sold from $199. The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game.

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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. 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. Heather: One of the other things that we had done was incorporated some digital portfolios.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog –View it on a smartphone, Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

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! The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Empower our littlest learners!

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog –View it on a smartphone, Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog –View it on a smartphone, Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

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.

13 Steps to Shape & Secure Your 1:1 Chromebook Program

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Taken from Best Practices to Shape & Secure Your 1:1 Program for Chromebooks. To enroll a Chromebook into the school policy, make sure the device is first enrolled into the enterprise policy by keeping the “Allow devices to enroll automatically” setting turned ON for organizational units requiring admin management. Otherwise, through a guest account, students can use the Chromebook without the district user policy in place.

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.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog on a smartphone , Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

Less Paper, More Play

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Learn 1:1 Blended Learning Chromebook Creativity and Imagination Digital Citizenship Education Technology paperless paperless classroom Technology in EducationI’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.

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Picture Surfing for Students and Teachers

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Camera Chromebooks curate digital citizenship edtech education graphic design innovation iPad ipaded motivation photography production SAMR technology integrationPart of the purpose for student usage of technology in the classroom is to allow students to become creators not just consumers. A large part of this creative process for our learners is the resources that they find to put into their product. In this case we are talking about visual resources, or images.

Subscriber Special: July

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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. delivered digitally to your school or District.

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.

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. 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. There has to be a constant and ongoing conversation about all aspects of digital citizenship.

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Picture Surfing for Students and Teachers

Class Tech Integrate

Camera Chromebooks curate digital citizenship edtech education graphic design innovation iPad ipaded motivation photography production SAMR technology integrationPart of the purpose for student usage of technology in the classroom is to allow students to become creators not just consumers. A large part of this creative process for our learners is the resources that they find to put into their product. In this case we are talking about visual resources, or images.