6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

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By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. A 6-step digital citizenship plan. Step 2: Focus on digital etiquette, respect, and safety.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

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7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

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. 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Classroom Suggestions. Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen.

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Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Building Digital Citizens. 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.

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

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While it can be hard to keep up with every trend in educational technology, the mindset you have when it comes to classroom tech matters just as much as which ones you use. So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? Stronger digital literacy.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are eleven of the top classroom blogging tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them! What Are Good Guidelines for Younger Bloggers? How to Use Blogs in Your Classroom.

Creative Communicator: Unpacking ISTE Standard for Students #6

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Creative Communicator : Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. Next time this opportunity arises in your classroom, stretch your students a bit.

Create a Classroom Ad Campaign

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TODAY on EduSlam… Create a Classroom Ad Campaign. To watch the video which was released today but will disappear on Sept 4. Well-defined classroom procedures use time efficiently and, therefore, allow more time for learning. Classroom Management EdTechTeam Press eduslam

5 Parent Resources to Support Children in Being Safe & Responsible Digital Citizens

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It is up to the adults in their worlds to ensure we raise kids who know how to be safe and responsible digital citizens. 5 Digital Citizenship Resources for Parents 1) Common Sense Widget for Families Want live, updated information regarding digital citizenship on your website?

Community for Personalized Learning

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It is necessary for teachers to nurture the development of a Community within their classrooms in order to facilitate personalized learning. Designing this type of learning environment within each classroom is equally important.

Community for Personalized Learning

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It is necessary for teachers to nurture the development of a Community within their classrooms in order to facilitate personalized learning. Designing this type of learning environment within each classroom is equally important.

TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

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Classroom Management in the Digital Age: Effective Practices for Technology-Rich Learning Spaces (2016) by Heather Dowd and Patrick Green Cross-posted from Learning Light Bulbs by Nate Gildart Get your own copy of Classroom Management in the Digital Age!

How every school can promote safety in a digital world

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Keeping students safe in the digital era — with its myriad dangers — means a proactive IT strategy. Today educational organizations rely on computers and tablets to provide a more flexible approach to classroom learning, forming the dynamics of how educators and students interact.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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Twitter’s gossipy reputation among administrators and most parents negates its dynamic applications in the classroom. Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. Teach digital citizenship.

Think Before You Comment

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Commenting with Care Here''s a great set of guidelines to share with kiddos for commenting on blogs inspired and adapted from Bridget Compton-Moen of New Zealand that I use on our Daring School Library blog. When we comment we model.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. As such, it scratches the itch for many teachers in many classrooms right here, right now. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom.

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11 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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Provide some games, simulations, student presentations–whatever you don’t normally do in your classroom. Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group. Classroom management Lesson plans end of year

5 Edtech tools to try out this year

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Each year I like to explore different digital tools in my classroom to see what kind of an impact they will make on students and learning. When I look to use technology in my classroom, I always start with the purpose behind it. Read more: 6 Awesome AR apps for the classroom.

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Introducing Your Class to Your Blog

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Likewise, blogging needs a sturdy foundation of digital citizenship and quality commenting. Digital Citizenship Introducing your class to digital citizenship is the first step. However, setting guidelines is important for safety and netiquette expectations.

Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

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Have you ever walked into a classroom where students were engaged in serious on-topic discussion, debating ideas and challenging each other to provide evidence of their statements? How to use it in your Classroom. Classroom management ed big ideas pedagogy

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums

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Similarly, it''s important to set guidelines, rules, and expectations for students to comment on blogs and forums. These guidelines should outline appropriate online behavior and internet safety precautions. Your task is to create those guidelines.

Purpose Driven Learning: Myths, Problems, and Education Applications

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By following the guidelines for Purpose Driven Learning, teachers avoid the biggest pitfall in many lesson plans — that they are theoretic without meaning in the real world. When a classroom is anywhere, life-long learning flourishes.

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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Provide some games, simulations, student presentations–whatever you don’t normally do in your classroom. Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group. This is done in class time, using guidelines you provide.

Best-Kept Secrets for Teaching Tech to Kids

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They might hear this white lie from parents or friends, but once they cross the threshold of your classroom, tell them the truth. Skip problems like, ‘I ran out of paper so I couldn’t print’ Collate these into a list on the classroom wall and let students see it every day.

How to Blend DoK into Lesson Plans without a Comprehensive Rewrite

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With that in mind, here are seven steps to transform your current lesson plan into one aligned with DoK guidelines: Definitely, notice which standards your lessons meet, be it CCSS, IB, or your state standards, but also evaluate where it falls in the four levels of Depth of Knowledge.

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Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom

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Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom. Despite the expansion of EdTech tools as classroom resources, educators have not warmed to the idea of integrating social platforms as quickly as other types of classroom technology. Why the digital disconnect?

169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

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Sub-category: Classroom management. Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ).

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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Provide some games, simulations, student presentations–whatever you don’t normally do in your classroom. Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group. Classroom management Lesson plans end of year

Citing Sources: The Infographic

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EasyBib , the first name most educators think of when citing sources, has created a useful summary on MLA guidelines for citing sources. 10 Tips About Using Images in Your Classroom. Digital Citizenship Research infographic

5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class

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Remember how intimidating it is to walk into a teacher’s classroom. Encourage parental involvement in the classroom. Show them you value their time by explaining the best way they can help as a classroom volunteer. Help in/out of the Classroom.

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EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #5: J. Karabinas

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As you read, think about how Edmodo can fuel your classroom. HOW EDMODO FUELED DIFFERENTIATION IN MY CLASSROOM Posted by Jaclyn Karabinas (soulstrikers.wordpress.com) on March 4, 2012 · Can you think of a time when you had a question? Consider the pace of thinking among learners in your classroom. digital citizenship edmodo edmodocon technology Guest post #5 is written by Jaclyn Karabinas, a 3rd and 4th grade looping teacher from Hampton Falls, NH.

Dear Otto: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them!

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This is not surprising as our teachers are not great at keeping themselves tech savvy – so it is not like they are excited to have a blog page and are mostly just using it to “post” a periotic classroom update vs. making it a rich parent resource page.

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Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Building Digital Citizens. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments.

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