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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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. Open the spreadsheet program you use in your school (Google Sheets, Excel, or another). Digital Doodle drawing app.

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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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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. Open the spreadsheet program you use in your school (Google Sheets, Excel, or another). Click the link for your digital device.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. 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.

How NOT to Assess Student Writing

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If I use Common Core as an example, here’s what these Standards call out as important about writing (slightly rephrased from the Anchor Standards): Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

How to Compare and Contrast Authentically

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Common Core Standards recognize the importance of this skill by addressing it in over 29 Standards, at every grade level from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. Critical thinking Problem solving common core

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

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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.

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. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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” 2010 was also the year that the Common Core Standards Initiative was enacted in response to numerous indicators of low student academic performance. ” 1:1 + Common Core = $$$$$. All Common Core testing will be done online.

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Subscriber Special: July

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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. delivered digitally to your school or District.

May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While I''ve written quite a bit about assessing writing (ad nauseum) via digital means, reading instruction and assessment have remained a primarily paper-based enterprise in my class. I could not figure out a way to accomplish close textual analysis in an efficient and digital manner.

9 Google Apps Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are the top 9 nine Google Apps tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Embed a File from Google Drive. Google Apps lesson plan. 8 Google Apps Tricks Every Teacher Should Know. Google Hangouts–Are You Using Them Yet? Google Gravity.

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If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

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.

Writing about Grading Writing (Again)

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Progressive : students peer edit and self assess using guided structure provided by teacher Techie Traditional : teacher uses Google forms with the Autocrat , Doctopus , and Goobric scripts, as well as other online rubric tools to assess student work.

In the Teacher's Lounge: Using Edmodo to Teach Digital Literacy

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I had the pleasure on Tuesday last week to give a webinar on how I use Edmodo to teach my students digital literacy skills and help prepare them for digital assessments. My students piloted the PARCC last Spring and it became clear that knowing how to effectively navigate through a website will impact student scores on the Common Core assessment. Here is a copy of my Google Slides so that you can access the resources linked in the presentation.

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

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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?

My Lesson Plan Template

Teacher Tech

Unlike most of the lessons my students experienced as K12 students, their lesson plans need to include Common Core standards, SAMR model, students using technology, Digital Citizenship and identifying DOK levels. I teach pre-service teachers.

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

Shake Up Learning

By the way, this resource is excellent for any Google for Education school that uses the Chrome browser, not just Chromebooks! I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google. Each Idea Spark includes the name of the author, their location, and their Google Certifications.

So.You Wanna Be A Good Digital Citizen

The Web20Classroom

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. PBS did a masterful job capturing teen voices in their series, Digital_Nation.

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

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MTI 557: 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 footprint, digital privacy. update.

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Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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Presentation Boards (tech problem solving, tech vocabulary, and Google Earth). Digital note taking in the classroom. Digital citizenship. Digital portfolios. Pedagogic webinars , Common Core webinars, the Differentiated Teacher , the Tech-infused Teacher.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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Presentation Boards (tech problem solving, tech vocabulary, and Google Earth). Digital note taking in the classroom. Digital citizenship. Digital portfolios. Pedagogic webinars , Common Core webinars, the Differentiated Teacher , the Tech-infused Teacher.

NaNoWriMo: An #EduAwesome Project for Your #BestYearEver

Educator Innovator

Bonus: the online NaNo community serves as a perfect avenue for teaching (and practicing) digital citizenship. exchanging excerpts in a shared Google Doc. Educator Innovator Blog Edutopia National Novel Writing Month Partners digital citizenship edutopia NaNoWriMo

Kids become teachers: Helping out at a Senior Center

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In any number of homes and schools across the nation, students are more comfortable with using digital devices than many adults. In this lesson plan, students will teach a group of seniors how to use common technology to help them manage their life and relationships better.

Allsides: Curating diverse perspectives (or looking at news from most sides now)

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Students and teachers can certainly use the AllSides platform on its own to conduct news searches for nearly any topic or issue and discover far more about the spectrum of perspectives than they might in a standard Google search.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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Presentation Boards (tech problem solving, tech vocabulary, and Google Earth). Digital note taking in the classroom. Digital citizenship. Digital portfolios. Pedagogic webinars , Common Core webinars, the Differentiated Teacher , the Tech-infused Teacher.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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It provides reading resources either uploaded by the teacher or selected from the platform’s library of thousands of fiction and nonfiction books (some free; some through Prime plans), Common Core-aligned lesson plans, videos, or simulations.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

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Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why.

Subscriber Special: Great Price on Coaching

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Your kindergartners don’t know what ‘enter’, ‘spacebar’, ‘click’ or many other techie words mean but you need to teach them to keyboard, internet, and become digital citizens. Coaching is completed via Google Hangouts or Webroom.net or email if that is your preference.

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

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Presentation Boards (tech problem solving, tech vocabulary, and Google Earth). Digital note taking in the classroom. Digital citizenship. Digital portfolios. Pedagogic webinars , Common Core webinars, the Differentiated Teacher , the Tech-infused Teacher.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Here are the four 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.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Building Digital Citizens. Minimum enrollment of 5; 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. Building Digital Citizens.

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169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

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These are like the games students love and teach important to Common Core standards as well as the demands of life. Provide homework via a screencast or a Google Hangout and then do a project using the skill during class time. .

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