169 Tech Tip #37 — Basics of Internet Safety

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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: Basics of Internet Safety. Category: Internet. Here’s a lesson plan on Internet Search/Research.

Free Webinar: Avatars & Internet Safety

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Join us for a free webinar on Avatars and Internet Safety to kickoff L iving in the US - Bring the Textbook to Life! There''s no better time than to focus on Internet safety then when introducing a collaborative project! We are excited to share Avatars and Internet Safety lessons and resources to help remind students to protect their identities when collaborating and communicating online.

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12 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades 3–8. How can a strong password help protect your privacy?

23 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

Graphite Blog

Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades K–12. How do you go places safely online?

How to Set Healthy Screen Time Habits: A Guide for Parents

Waterford

Depending on how we use it, technology can be either a priceless tool or endless distraction. Too much screen time, however, isn’t healthy for anyone and can lead to serious consequences. While older generations needed to learn how to use digital media, our children face a different task: managing and using screen time in healthy ways. October 14-18 is Digital Citizenship Week , so now is the perfect time to talk with children about healthy screen time habits.

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4 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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With kids getting smartphones and other devices at younger and younger ages, it's more important than ever to teach them how to use the internet safely. Whether kids are using social media, searching for information, gaming, or emailing, they should have some basic understanding of how to protect themselves online. And explaining internet safety effectively will vary according to the age group you're talking to.

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) All of the nine topics that I like to teach begin with P: passwords, property, photographs, permissions, privacy, professionalism, permanence, and protection. Go to advancementcourses.com/give to submit your project today.

What a Teacher Can Do About Cyberbullying

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Cassie Phillips, is a consultant and internet security expert. She is passionate about sharing information on protecting children from cyberattacks making policy to improve school systems on this topic. If your instincts tell you that cyberbullying is going on, it’s best to investigate the situation no matter what it is. School systems and the government have put in place policies and legislation to deal with cyberbullying in schools.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

We talk about targets, those who bully and how to respond when helping those embroiled in this situation. October is the month we work to take a stand against bullying, so this is a topic of emphasis this month for many of us. It also incorporates rubrics so teachers can provide meaningful, qualitative feedback to encourage the writing journey. To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Vokis in the Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

You might want to have a bit of fun and try creating a talking avatar with My Voki. Once you see how easy it is to create one, you have the rest of the summer to figure out how to use them in your teaching. Kick off a contest of some sort, the winner can win the opportunity to create and publish a Voki. Teach students how to communicate efficiently through oral messages or talking text. Use voki''s to build and reinforce vocabulary.

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

Waterford

Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! 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. By learning to view it as a means of enhancing your lessons and resources, you can provide your students with tools and opportunities they may not otherwise access.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Here are eleven of the technologies that often affect classroom procedures and workflow. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year. In Google Chrome, Momentum and Limitless have some cool features to help you focus.

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Trolls, Catfish, Cyberbullies--Oh My! How to Help Students Stay “Internet Kind”

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Open up a new tab, and do a quick Google Search for “The Internet is full of…” I’m guessing your autocomplete looks similar to mine: “The Internet is full of lies.” “The The Internet is full of false information.” “The The Internet is full of jerks.” “The The Internet is full of terrible people.” The fact is the Internet can be a big, scary place for kids, and some students are starting to accept this as the norm.

How every school can promote safety in a digital world

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One-to-one computing is enhancing and enriching the student experience, transforming the way we teach and the way we learn. K-12 schools were expected to spend approximately $4.7 billion on technology this past year, according to IDC , with no sign of a plateau. But as rapid technology adoption continues unabated, the safety of the students who are meant to benefit from these advances is frequently overlooked. Student safety and IT efficiency.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Think Time: How Does Cyberbullying Affect You. Internet sources. Internet—what is it–video. Post to be private. Princess who knew how to UYN–video. Privacy on the internet. BrainPop Internet sources. Google course on searching internet. Internet searches.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

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It is necessary to construct the building block of Citizenship within a classroom to better facilitate personalized learning. Although a personalized learning environment focuses on the needs and interests of individual students, how those students operate collectively as an entity of learners can influence and even determine what they are personally able to accomplish. Netiquette is the behavior that one uses while on the Internet.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

It is necessary to construct the building block of Citizenship within a classroom to better facilitate personalized learning. Although a personalized learning environment focuses on the needs and interests of individual students, how those students operate collectively as an entity of learners can influence and even determine what they are personally able to accomplish. Netiquette is the behavior that one uses while on the Internet.

Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

iLearn Technology

What it is: Be Internet Awesome is a fantastic new way to help your students make the most of the Internet by being prepared to make wise decisions as they navigate and interact online. Be Internet Awesome helps teach students the basics of digital citizenship and safety online. There are lessons and curriculum you can download, games for students to play, and a pledge for students to take home so that parents are on the same page.

8 of the Best Research Tools for Inquiry

iLearn Technology

Kiddle editors hand choose sites that deliver content that is age-appropriate and written in easy to understand language. Best of all, Kiddle’s image and video searches brings about the results you would expect it to for kids. When a student innocently types in “kitten” looking for cute pictures to add to a presentation, they get actual pictures of the feline variety rather than the scantily dressed woman named “Kitten.”

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169 Tech Tip #92 Auto-fill for Internet Addresses

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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: How to Auto-fill Internet Addresses. Category: Internet. Basics of Internet Safety.

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

For each digital citizenship item, she gives classroom examples. Several important topics arise including how to talk to your students about their positive online presence and online professionalism. Download this episode to listen offline by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” ” Subscribe to the show by clicking your favorite network button below. The need for students to have a positive online identity. Google Classroom.

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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Education used to focus on the 3 R’s — reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic. What about history (because those who don’t understand history are forced to repeat it) and civics (so we understand how government works)? No wonder it takes eight hours a day — and more — to learn what is required to thrive in the 21st-century world. If you haven’t guessed it yet, it’s the Internet. Internet Safety.

11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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No longer is it contained within four classroom walls or the physical site of a school building. Students can use Google Earth to take a virtual tour of a zoo or a blog to collaborate on class research. Learning has no temporal or geographic borders and is available wherever students and teachers find an Internet connection. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent.

A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In light of how much work we have to do in schools, this whole-school approach brings out so many questions! How do you bring everyone together to understand digital citizenship? Moreover, she helps us figure out where to start if we’re not already doing this in our school today. How do we change student behavior?

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

One of the most exciting times for me as a school administrator is Back-to-School night which we had this past week at the A. As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve. Tip #2 iTunes U to Increase Parent Engagement.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. How do you start?

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

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. . Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

The Key to A Successful Online Safety Policy

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ALL of the students we interviewed were unaware as to what sites were prohibited on their school’s network. Teachers themselves are often surprised and irritated by blocks to YouTube clips planned for class lecture. Both teachers and students feel that they waste time trying to navigate their school’s web filter. Transparency may seem counterintuitive; isn’t the whole point of web filtering to screen content? 70.3%

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. internet safety.

World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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It’s World Password Day, Yawn… I know — words can’t express how tedious most people find passwords, how annoying they are to use, and how likely it is 99% of the world will not celebrate this event. On January 1, 1983, when the Internet was invented, mankind agreed to a binary choice: Invent passwords or forever regret their absence. I’m challenged to remember my password much less remember to change it regularly.

Tech ed Resources–Online Classes

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All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. internet safety.

New Posted Resources 02/16/2012

The Web20Classroom

id=ddwwqq6t_22g7rmsjgk tags: google google apps favorite Internet Safety for High School Kids Tips | Common Sense Media tags: internet safety high school favorite EdTech Toolbox: Web 2.0

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. internet safety.

New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators. resources literacy A Teacher’s Field Guide to Parents | Ecology of Education tags: parents favorite Why Do We Connect?