Writing 2.0: Technology-Rich Approach to Common Core Writing

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Therefore, every classroom must teach digital literacy as part of literacy, and not something separate. Common Core writing requires students to create and publish writing online, and to interact and collaborate with others. We must design lessons that incorporates digital mediums for students to communicate and collaborate with others. 21st Century Learning blog collaboration Common Core Digital Citizenship Professional Development

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

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Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

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Announcing Digital Citizenship on Nearpod!

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Today we're thrilled to announce the perfect combination for your classroom: Common Sense Education and Nearpod have partnered to offer educators the chance to harness the full potential of technology for learning. Our partnership with Nearpod offers educators a new and engaging way to experience Common Sense's award winning Digital Citizenship Curriculum on a platform that is just as enticing as a perfect pb&j.

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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I challenge schools to make this form of digital citizenship a priority. The Common Core standards describe this as informational literacy , which includes technology as an essential curriculum component. Technology use needs to be accompanied with digital citizenship where students can become creators, not just consumers, of digital content. Our world has a lot of digital tools and online content.

Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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The 200,000+ teachers involved came away believing that, of all their education tools, coding was the best at teaching children to think. It’s easy to see why when you look at fundamental programming concepts: abstraction and symbolism – variables are common in math, but also in education. Before starting, review the digital citizenship associated with visiting an online site (such as privacy, staying on the assigned website, and not talking to strangers).

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

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Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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The 200,000+ teachers involved came away believing that, of all their education tools, coding was the best at teaching children to think. Popular shortkeys are to open programs, activate tools, and take screenshots using the digital device’s native tool.

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool

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If you choose this option, tell us which student workbooks you’d like in the Comment portion of the PayPal Buy button (or email Zeke dot Rowe at StructureLearning dot net). ,, The One-volume K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. K-8 digital citizenship curriculum map —what to introduce when to teach students to navigate the complexities of the internet safely, securely, and effectively. AATT Materials Reviews Videos bundles common core product review

An Information Literacy Credential for California (finally!)

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by CUE Member and Library Media Educator Network Co-Chair Glen Warren An Academic Challenge in California Over the course of the last 30 years, the number of teacher librarians (TLs) per student has diminished radically. Common Core Standards Digital Citizenship

Let’s Talk About Habits of Mind

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Pedagogic experts have spent an enormous amount of time attempting to unravel the definition of ‘educated’ It used to be the 3 R’s–reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic. In the face of mounting evidence, education experts accepted a prescriptive fact: student success is not measured by milestones like ‘took a foreign language in fifth grade’ or ‘passed Algebra in high school’ but by how s/he thinks.

A Novel Idea For Student Writing

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Digital citizenship: since our novel-writing is supported by an interactive website, our students learn how to work, participate, and contribute to an online community. She also teaches a digital design class and a broadcast media class, where her students produce the school’s daily news show. Blended Learning Common Core Standards Digital Citizenship Education Technology Uncategorized NaNoWriMo novel student writing writingStudent novels.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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These starter projects are aligned with Common Core standards and are already built for you. This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. ” The post Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool Class

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If you choose this option, tell us which two student workbooks you’d like in the Comment portion of the PayPal Buy button (or email Zeke dot Rowe at StructureLearning dot net). ,, The One-volume K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. K-8 digital citizenship curriculum map —what do you introduce when to teach students to navigate the complexities of the internet safely, securely, and effectively. AATT Materials Reviews Videos bundles common core product review

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool Class

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The One-volume K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. K-8 digital citizenship curriculum map —what do you introduce when to teach students to navigate the complexities of the internet safely, securely, and effectively. Projects can be tied into other classroom projects–just add detail about digital citizenship. 2-volume collection of lesson plans ( Volume I and Volume II ) organized by subject, digital tool, and academic topic. .

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

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Technology is the future of education. Common Core expects teachers to use internet-based tools in their teaching, to ask students to find resources through online sites. Here are some of the allusions to technology in Common Core: Expect students to demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding to type at least three pages in a single sitting. Expect students to evaluate different media [print or digital].

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

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15 Digital Tools in 15 Days. citizenship/ethics/etiquette. As they work, students “…construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others…” More specifically (Common Core Appendix C): introduce claim. Educational links. Educational Links. Educational Links. how to digitize photos to use on phones/desktops/a slideshow. digital cameras, iPads, and email programs). Educational Links. 15 Digital Tools in 15 Days.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. Accomplishing this so it serves educational goals isn’t as much about knowing how to use the tools as constructing knowledge in an organic, scalable way. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

17 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day

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Because I teach graduate classes for educators, I talk to lots of teachers all over the country. Despite the claims of tech gurus that technology makes the job of teaching easier, few educators see it that way. rework existing lesson plans in the school’s mandated digital program that too often, changes every year. the digital devices–computer or Chromebooks or iPads–won’t work on the Big Day. Use a digital timer for quizzes or other events.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. ” 2010 was also the year that the Common Core Standards Initiative was enacted in response to numerous indicators of low student academic performance. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010. ” 1:1 + Common Core = $$$$$.

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It’s Time for Social Studies to Make a Comeback. Here Are 3 Insights for Educators.

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Take digital citizenship, an area that is evolving before our eyes, and one that by definition cannot possibly be taught from print materials. At Newsela , we’ve put our content to the test in three crucial ways, and we think the lessons we’ve learned can be helpful for schools and educators as well. Zinn Education: Life in an internment camp drove Yuri Kochiyama's commitment to social justice. Social studies is poised for a comeback in U.S. schools.

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If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

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While the Common Core Curriculum Standards are supposed to provide English teachers with a common core of skills and texts, English classes are not standardized because the scope is too broad. assignments common core connecting with students digital citizenship edtech education flipclass flipped flipping Google docs peer evaluation teaching technology twitter writing

Writing about Grading Writing (Again)

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ELAFlip art assessment assignments autocrat common core digital citizenship edtech education feedback flipclass flipped flipping Google Google docs Google Forms scripts teaching writing I''m constantly writing about the dilemmas of student writing and how to grade student academic writing in an efficient and effective manner. This is probably borderline obsessive. but, I am the type of learner who when faced with an issue/problem/question, obsesses until.

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. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. delivered digitally to your school or District.

3 Reasons to Use Bing in the Classroom

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Educators need to teach students what it means to be digitally responsible as well. Access Common Core Aligned Digital Literacy Lesson Plans Having quality resources can make a big difference in the classroom. Bing offers a simple solution for teachers with their fun, short activities using a beautiful Bing image that promotes digital literacy and critical thinking. Additionally, Kerry Gallagher , Digital Learning Specialist at St.

CSI: Salinas

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Students would create a digital portfolio of crime scene photographs, videos of witness'' testimonies, and/or scenes from the mock trial. assessment BYOD BYOT common core digital citizenship edmodo edtech education flipclass flipped flipping literature PBL project based learning teaching technology writing Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.

Avatar Adventures: An Interactive Learning Opportunity

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I created an interactive learning experience designed to provide students and teachers with opportunities to focus on digital citizenship while engaging in constructive play. avatar common core cool tools education free technology interactive internet safety multimedia research student tools technology thinglink tutorials web 2.0

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information?

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. Both are great devices, but represent a sea change from the Macs and PCs that have traditionally been the device-of-choice in education. Can you point to the person responsible for turning your students into good digital citizens?

So.You Wanna Be A Good Digital Citizen

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Recently, my district began a huge initiative to combat bullying/cyberbullying and to help students become more aware of the choices they make both in their face-to-face lives and their digital decisions as well. So besides the interactive nature of the video (which is pretty neat) there are some tough issues here and no doubt these are some of the digital decisions our kids are making each and every day. As with most things, education is key. Digital Citizenship

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Online College Classes Start Monday!

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Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital search/research.

Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership

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Repositioning Educational Leadership. The idea of using inquiry to drive change is both inspired common sense and not entirely obvious. That’s why when I heard about Repositioning Educational Leadership: Practitioners Leading from an Inquiry Stance (Teachers College Press 2018), I was thrilled to read it. educational leadership for k12 schools is increasingly complicated, as demands on educational leaders and schools continue to escalate.”.

ThingLink & Mentor Mob: Nice Integration Feature

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After experimenting a bit I decided to remix some of the content I''ve been using for years to teach digital citizenship and the result is the creation of Avatar Adventure. avatar common core cool tools education free technology interactive internet safety mentormob multimedia research student tools technology thinglink tutorials web 2.0

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

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By the way, this resource is excellent for any Google for Education school that uses the Chrome browser, not just Chromebooks! Here’s how Google describes it : “ The Chromebook App Hub , an online resource to help educators, administrators and developers work together to learn about Chromebook apps and activity ideas for schools. Educators Resource Page – a resource page with tips and resources for educators, including guides to privacy and safety.

Promoting Visual Literacy

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With easy access to copyright-friendly digital images and a growing number of web 2.0 Finally, when engaging students in this type of project, it''s important to take advantage of opportunities for addressing Digital Citizenship by including appropriate lessons on Internet safety and copyright. big huge labs common core cool tools differentiation education free technology images interactive multimedia photos research student tools technology tutorials visual literacy web 2.

The Maker Movement In Education

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His knowledge of and interest in both the EdTech world and the importance of a STEM education highlight the importance of inquiry-based education, DIY cultures and technology for enhanced learning as crucial 21st century activities. Here are his thoughts on ‘the Maker Movement': With so much of the emphasis in today’s education world focusing on the need for education reform, it can be easy to forget just what this means. Education reform STEM