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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. Though teachers and parents are deeply concerned about kids' online safety, we often don't know the best ways to teach these skills.

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

EdTechTeacher

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 #1: School Social Networking Accounts. In this same letter he introduced two new social media platforms to further dialogue: a district Facebook page and a district twitter account, @WT_Schools.

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

Waterford

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? 6 Quick Tips for Using Technology in the Classroom.

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. Copyright and Fair Use –Common Sense Media video. Common Sense media. Internet sources. Internet—what is it–video. Privacy on the internet. BrainPop Internet sources. Google course on searching internet. Internet searches. Image edit exposure tool. Internet Hoaxes. Internet safety.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Stop, Screenshot, Block, Tell and Share – Free Internet Safety Poster. Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips. Vicki Davis is the host of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and a full-time classroom teacher in Albany, Georgia. 5 Idea Friday All Grades All Subjects Digital Citizenship Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

It is necessary to construct the building block of Citizenship within a classroom to better facilitate personalized learning. Each child has various traits that influence the development of their social personas, whether digitally or physically. Many adults have inadvertently experienced the problems that can arise when they post something inappropriate on social media, or accidentally copy someone on an email.

Last Chance for this Online College-credit Classes–DigCit and Tech Tools for Writin

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools. update.

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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. Learning has no temporal or geographic borders and is available wherever students and teachers find an Internet connection. This used to mean limiting access to the Internet, blocking websites, and layering rules upon rules hoping (vainly) to discourage students from using an infinite and fascinating resource. Do this with a tool they all like — art.

Online College Classes Start Monday!

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram). Common Sense Media also provides educational material for teachers and parents. You can even get involved via social media through their Where’s Wink hashtag ( #whereswink) on Twitter.

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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. 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. Read on to learn all about types of screen time, how much screen time the experts recommend, and how to set healthy digital media habits at home. But the younger a child is, the more their digital media usage should be monitored.

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College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

Classes in Remote Teaching

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

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. Tech coaching/mentoring is available from experts who work with you via email or virtual meetings to prepare lesson plans, teach to standards, integrate tech into core classroom time. You’ve been teaching for twenty years, but now your Principal wants technology integrated into your classroom. 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. NETS Aligned Tools tags: web2.0

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 are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. internet safety.

Should we radically change the way we teach digital citizenship?

Neo LMS

February 9th, 2021, marks the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day , a day to come “together for a better internet,” which is more important than ever in light of recent events. The internet is dangerous!” The internet can be a distracting place but also a powerful tool for change.

Online Classes! On Your Schedule

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All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. Students join a Google Classroom-based class and meet weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. internet safety. social media.

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 are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. internet safety. social media. social media.

Online College Credit Classes Forming

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In this course, teachers will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, critical thinking, and immersive keyboarding. internet safety. social media.

10 EdTech Questions You Might Be Asked At Interview (Answer Tips Included!)

EdTech4Beginners

Here are 10 questions you may be asked along with some tips on how to answer them: 1) How do you use technology in the classroom? Make sure you give an overview of the ways you use it daily and then outline some specific apps or tech tools you have used recently. Think of a time that the internet has gone down and talk the interviewer through the process and stress how the lesson still worked out well. 3) Give your opinion on how much should tech be used in the classroom?

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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. Students join a Google Classroom-based class and meet weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. internet safety. social media.

#CelebrateWithDE – Cyber Monday

Discovery Education

Use the selected resources below or the CyberMonday Digital Integration Kit (US subscribers only) to highlight cyber safety and security on Cyber Monday. Animated music video featuring online safety guidelines. Have students use a webbing tool to identify key ideas and details as they come up. Common Sense Media K-5: My Online Neighborhood. Highlights ways the Internet can be a tool to communicate and identifies safety rules. Happy Cyber Monday!

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

World Backup Day March 31st: Student data security

Neo LMS

More than a million cases of child identity theft are reported every year and, as school districts continue to introduce students to new technology and advanced digital curriculum, Internet safety education is becoming an increasingly essential tool when preventing cybercrime. For example, of 40,000 children who were involved in a 2011 data breach , more than 10% of them had their social security numbers compromised and used by a cybercriminal.

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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. It is available offline; everything but the YouTube videos and hyperlinks will work (those need the Internet), but all other text, comments, notes and PDF’s are available. And not all parents are on social media.

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Subscriber Special: July

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Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. 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. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. internet safety. social media.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. 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. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments. internet safety. social media.

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Know how to blend digital citizenship into lesson plans that require the Internet. Experiment with a wide variety of available digital writing tools to help your students develop their inner writer.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

Here is how I responded: "Education technology – or edtech – is the study and practice of effective teaching and learning processes and strategies that incorporate devices, apps, programs, and media. Edtech can be used in traditional classrooms, at home, and as part of learning in almost any setting." Education is not made up of tools. Effective teaching practice incorporates the tools and skills that students are already using and will need to learn for the future.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Know how to blend digital citizenship into lesson plans that require the Internet. Experiment with a wide variety of available digital writing tools to help your students develop their inner writer.

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

Edsurge

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.

Blogging to Learn

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As life-long learners, many of us will approach the new year with excitement and optimism after reflecting on our own teaching during our time away from the classroom. I truly believe that all educators should consider blogging as a tool for learning and this seems like the perfect opportunity to once again try to encourage all educators to blog! Just use the blog as a tool for yourself, but write it for an audience.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Know how to blend digital citizenship into lesson plans that require the Internet. Experiment with a wide variety of available digital writing tools to help your students develop their inner writer.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Know how to blend digital citizenship into lesson plans that require the Internet. Experiment with a wide variety of available digital writing tools to help your students develop their inner writer.