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. The YWP site is similar to a social media site, where students create accounts, connect with writing buddies, post in classroom feeds, and engage in conversations. She also teaches a digital design class and a broadcast media class, where her students produce the school’s daily news show.

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. Creating an online graphic organizer on the animal kingdom doesn’t necessarily conflate with knowing how to compare-contrast (a skill mentioned thirty-eight times by Common Core between kindergarten and eighth grade). Digital Citizenship.

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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? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

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.

6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging

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What a wonderful shortcut to save-insert-find media you usually have to do. Then, you get into a rhythm: Jot an idea down as a ‘draft post’ using whatever digital device you like (mobile, iPad, laptop, computer. You have to pay attention to proper writing skills, be careful to not plagiarize content or media, be a friend to your ebuddies, be constantly and brilliantly inspired, and be a tech genius who can fix all those geeky things that make social media work.

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.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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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.

Classes in Remote Teaching

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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.

10 Things to Think About Before You Post

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Common Core State Standards ) We''ve been using their Week in Rap news feature in our MHTV school TV studio since they landed on the hip hop education scene in 2008 ! So, when I heard that they were teaming up with the awesome Common Sense Media people, to put out a music video about Digital Citizenship, - I was SO excited! This video is good to use with both students and teachers about making good choices across all social media outets.

Online College Credit Classes Forming

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Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher. Teachers will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, and publish digitally. Building Digital Citizens.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

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I attended ASCD two years ago in Philadelphia and I couldn’t help but notice that while conversations haven’t necessarily shifted too much (school leadership, school transformations, teaching strategies, assessment, Common Core) I found that more and more sessions addressed digital technologies, connected learning and inquiry-based learning. Social Media and Connected Learning. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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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.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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By request; 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. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network.

More Holiday Activities That Keep the Learning Going

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Comics are a timely visual medium for digital storytelling done in a way that resonates with students. It’s equally appropriate for fiction and nonfiction and does a solid job of reinforcing Common Core standards related to writing, literacy, and language.

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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. social media.

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

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I attended ASCD two years ago in Philadelphia and I couldn’t help but notice that while conversations haven’t necessarily shifted too much (school leadership, school transformations, teaching strategies, assessment, Common Core) I found that more and more sessions addressed digital technologies, connected learning and inquiry-based learning. Social Media and Connected Learning. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Online Classes! On Your Schedule

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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. Delivered digitally to you.

Tech ed Resources–Online Classes

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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. Delivered digitally to you.

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. 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. Building Digital Citizens.

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2017 Teachers Pay Teachers’ July Conference — Overview

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million education-oriented Pre-K through High School lesson plans, curricula, videos, classroom activities, assessments, books, bulletin board ideas, classroom decorations, interactive notebooks, task cards, Common Core resources, and more. A favorite phrase was “That’s OK” Rarely was Common Core mentioned and never did politics come up (thank goodness!). Seminars I attended included: using social media to spread the word.

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 footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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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 footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

169 Tips That Easily and Quickly Integrate Tech into Your Class

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If you’re a veteran teacher integrating technology into units of inquiry and/or Common Core State Standards, these tips will be invaluable. Social media (4). She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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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. 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. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network.

Cyberbullying Facts and Other Student Safety Concerns That Will Astound You

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Students are creating an increasing amount of digital drama on social media, email, mobile apps and online collaboration tools. ” Diana Graber, co-founder of Cyberwise, an online resource for adults seeking to help kids be safe and productive online, started the webcast with some statistics and information about her middle school digital citizenship media literacy program called Cyber Civics.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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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 footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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By request; 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. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. digital law.

The Fun of IFTTT

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It uses a simple statement that will turn all the social media mavens into engineers—IF THIS THEN THAT. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Have students program functions like ‘if I complete my homework, then submit it to my teacher’ Common Core Standards address with this app: Math.6.SP.5c: Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context.

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 footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

What parents should ask teachers about technology

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Here are fourteen question you can expect stakeholders to answer — in depth: Who teaches students to use class digital tools? Many teachers (too many) think students arrive at school as digital natives, with all necessary digital knowledge downloaded into their brains. So it’s a legitimate question: Who teaches students how to use the school’s digital devices and what training do they get to support that responsibility?

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Building Digital Citizens. Here is more detail on each class: 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. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media.

Thanksgiving Activities That Keep the Learning Going

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Comics are a timely visual medium for digital storytelling done in a way that resonates with students. It’s equally appropriate for fiction and nonfiction and does a solid job of reinforcing Common Core standards related to writing, literacy, and language. You can also share it to most social media. Teaching the days before big holidays is challenging. Students and teachers alike are ready for a break.

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Why and How Students Can Blog

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Digital footprints. Students want to blog because it puts them online, but before they begin, they must understand the concept of ‘ digital footprint ’. With that as the entry ticket to getting online, they practice with every post they publish until protecting their digital footprint has become habit. Though blogs use many media, their essence remains text. Reflection is a task at the core of many learning standards and is well-delivered with blogs.

Parent Questions About Edtech

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Some of the most common questions parents have related to EdTech: Is technology a priority in the school my child is attending and what are the technology goals for the school this year? . There are some parents who equate EdTech with “new math” and Common Core, terms that send shudders through some segments of our population. The new curriculum being taught under STEM and Common Core systems are programs designed to improve how lessons are taught.

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Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. One more stat — which may explain the whole social-media-as-news-trend — and then I’ll connect these dots: 60% of people don’t trust traditional news sources. That’s newspapers, evening news, and anything considered ‘mainstream media’ They prefer blogs, Twitter, and Facebook.

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