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Sextortion: Your Students Are at Risk, Teachers Can Help

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This free course is designed to help you teach the latest in internet safety and digital citizenship for your students. Laurie Nathan is a child safety advocate dedicated to raising awareness of abduction prevention, child sexual exploitation, and Internet safety in communities nationwide. Every Classroom Matters Podcast Free Resources News & Trends Social Media Student

5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Alice Chen on Episode 55 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. For each digital citizenship item, she gives classroom examples. In today’s show, Alice and I talk about 5 things every digital citizen should know including: Three basic internet safety issues. Listen to 5 Ideas to Connect Your Classroom with TW Williamson who teaches in Taiwan. Google Classroom.

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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. This is our school Twitter page that we use to communicate, collaborate, and share student success.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 365 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 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.

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. This free course is designed to help you teach the latest in internet safety and digital citizenship for your students. Why do educators need to talk to kids to understand their social media world? You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or elsewhere , get the RSS feed , or listen via the media player above.

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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Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online 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. 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.

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

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Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators.

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 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. Self-paced via Google Classroom. internet safety.

Tech ed Resources–Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

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

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. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Know how to blend digital citizenship into lesson plans that require the Internet. At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Integrate and adapt blogs, wikis, Twitter, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share.

Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

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. At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Integrate and adapt blogs, wikis, Twitter, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

Ask a Tech Teacher

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 onTechnology in Education

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. At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Integrate and adapt blogs, wikis, Twitter, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Anne Collier on episode 169 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Ann: Well, I think that it’s really important to be clear that it’s far from the epidemic that we sometimes hear about in the news media. Ann: And usually it involves school, right, because most of kids’ waking hours and most of their social lives revolve around school. ’s new social media helpline for schools.

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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. Integrate keyboarding skills into classroom activities and prepare for yearly assessments.

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. At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Integrate and adapt blogs, wikis, Twitter, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

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Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification. Districts may have a district responsible use policy, but a classroom reminder always helps.

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. Design Your Online Classroom.

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College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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. At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Integrate and adapt blogs, wikis, Twitter, and Google Hangouts to collaborate and share.

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. Blogging provides educators with many opportunities for teaching students about digital citizenship, including Internet safety, crediting sources and practicing good online etiquette. As the start of the school year approaches, educators are all busy preparing for the best school year ever.

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. Internet Search and Research - educators need to know how to do a proper internet search, using search terms and modifiers. They also need to be able to teach proper internet search skills to their students, no matter what class they are teaching. Using the web and social media with students, share proper use with them.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance. The discussions shouldn’t focus on denying technology, though, said Michelle Cooper, Library Media Specialist, White Oak ISD, TX in the edWebinar “ Achieving Media Balance in a Tech-Immersed World.”