10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship

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Penny Rayhill on episode 502 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tech Coach Penny Rayhill shares ten tips for awesome digital citizenship.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too.

Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark

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Digital citizenship is an essential topic for students to understand. Many schools have adopted digital citizenship curriculums to help introduce students to these concepts. You can help students put their digital citizenship skills into action using Adobe Spark.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game.

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Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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Understanding How to Keep Students Safe With Digital Citizenship and Technology

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If we’re honest, most edtech companies focus on acquiring larger schools and districts with a great breadth of influence. When you don’t have a committed team of individuals to keep on top of issues of student safety, you need companies devoted to filling in these gaps.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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We just need to do a better job of educating ourselves as teachers and educating our students on being good digital citizens. His tagline on Twitter is that he is one of the world’s oldest digital natives! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

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No one person can run a Fortune 500 company by themselves, and we want kids to know how to work in groups like this. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship. At the beginning, I do a lot of work on digital citizenship — that we behave on social media the way we do in real life.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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Dr. Ray was named ’20 to Watch’ by the National School Board Association and one of the top 10 EdTech Leaders by Tech and Learning. Dr. Ray is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Education and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

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I wanted to learn more about Jennifer’s perspective on edtech for social good, and after an introduction from Al, she was kind enough to meet with me via Hangout to share more of her work. You might also pre-order a copy of Jennifer’s upcoming book, Teach Boldly, Using EdTech for Social Good.

Teaching Digital Literacy: Resources to Help Students Validate Online Information

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Digital Literacy is a term that is growing ever more popular among those teaching our 21st Century Learners. Also known as Information Literacy, Digital Literacy is an important component of what is known as Digital Citizenship.

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Digital Citizenship Toolbox Yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk with third graders about digital citizenship. I love talking about digital citizenship with elementary students because it is such an easy age to influence them to be good digital citizens.

How Teachers Learn About New Edtech Products (Round-up)

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HOW WE LEARN ABOUT NEW EDTECH PRODUCTS [ROUND-UP]. We connected to 15 teachers in the US who are into edtech and asked them a simple question: How do you prefer to learn about new educational products?

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Edtech’s Blurred Lines Between Security, Surveillance and Privacy

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With safeguarding students’ online and physical safety as a top priority, schools are leaning on a variety of digital services. Last year, RealNetworks, a Seattle-based company, offered its facial recognition software to schools, and a few have pioneered the tool. Such a system raises concerns and questions for Doug Levin, founder of EdTech Strategies. Think digital demerits and gold stars.)

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom.

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

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UPDATE AS OF 1/15/14: The company Gobstopper has changed its name to Curriculet, but this update hasn''t changed how I use Curriculet with my students. The stories and information in the below post still hold true despite the change in company name.

Google for Education Selects Frontier for “Media Literacy Apps on Chromebooks” Program

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A new era of digital media is changing literacy expectations, and today’s students must be strong writers, readers, and digital citizens. At eSpark Learning, we believe in teaching students to practice digital citizenship and think critically about the media they consume. Frontier’s easy-to-use ELA lessons engage learners with real world topics, promote higher order thinking, and teach students how to become effective consumers and participants in digital media.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017 DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims | Education Week → When U.S. The debate is on | News-Sentinel.com → As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. EdTech News News news

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017 DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims | Education Week → When U.S. The debate is on | News-Sentinel.com → As schools struggle to raise high school graduation rates and close the persistent achievement gap for minority and low-income students, many educators tout digital technology in the classroom as a way forward. EdTech News News news

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Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

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Here are some digital citizenship hyperdocs you can use of mine. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Your Facebook Privacy is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Friends'.

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Why Are You Writing About This on an EdTech Blog? I''m writing about this because digital citizenship and digital literacy are topics I am passionate about. Because as adults we are responsible for helping young people (and our peers) navigate ever-evolving digital waters.

The Next Big Trends in #EdTech from @ISTE CEO Richard Culatta at #ISTE19

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Digital Citizenship: Student Style Dr. Marialice B. Curran and her twelve year old child, Curran Dee explained the importance of including students in the digital citizenship conversations, lessons, and use even before they are 13 years old.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning’s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

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The Student Privacy Pledge, a collaboration between FPF and SIIA, is a code of conduct for edtech companies aimed at raising awareness and encouraging clear articulation of privacy policies. “It’s Just because you give a student a device doesn’t make them a digital-age learner.

Using the Tools Appropriately: Unpacking ISTE Standard #2

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ISTE Student Standard #2 Digital Citizen: Students recognize the rights, responsibilities, and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

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But going for this digital task board or the hyperdoc task board has just created a lot of excitement in the class. Vicki: As I’m looking at it, you’ve got flipgrid, you’ve got it easy to have conversations using digital tools.

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4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

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As Oxford professors put it , “The debate over digital technology and young people needs less shock and more substance”. What is digital wellness? Why we need digital wellness in schools. Read more: Digital literacy vs. Computer literacy: Students need to develop both.

How K–12 Schools Can Balance Privacy and Security Protocols

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MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how data privacy concerns are expanding with education technology use. As education transitions into the digital space, private student data is now being collected in student information systems, learning management systems and other educational applications. .

ISTE Wants to Be More Than Just a Conference. Learn How They Are Expanding.

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ISTE is traditionally known for its annual edtech conference, which draws as many as 15,000 people each year. In addition, the organization has announced a new platform to review technology tools and a framework for implementing edtech in the classroom. For many, what ISTE is doing with online courses may sound similar to MOOCs (massive open online courses), or other online certifications for educators offered by big companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft.

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Nearpod Notches $21M in Series B Round to Expand Digital, Virtual Learning Experiences

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Nearpod , which offers a suite of tools for teachers to create and share multimedia-rich lessons, presentations and digital activities with students, has raised $21 million in a Series B round led by Insight Venture Partners. The funding will be used to “put a senior team in place” and “bring the skills and talents we need to talk to different stakeholders, such as administrators,” says Guido Kovalsky, the company’s CEO and co-founder, in an interview.

CoSN 2018 Annual Conference and Global Symposium

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For three days in March (12-15), almost 1,000 edtech leaders will descend on Washington, DC to connect, learn, network, and share solutions. To what extent is technology providing new challenges to digital citizenship?

Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education

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By 2019, Verizon expects to have 150 schools participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning program , the company’s initiative to improve STEM education, according to a recent announcement. . EDTECH: How did the Verizon Innovative Learning program start, and what has it achieved so far?

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What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

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Augmented data analysis, blended digital tools and connected networks will reign among technology innovations in the coming year, according to IT analyst group Gartner’s top 10 tech trends of 2019. . New Tools Blend the Digital and Physical Worlds. Digital Twins.

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Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

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The company will showcase the new features of its award-winning product this week at ISTE 2018 in booth #630. “We It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

Technology Helps Teachers Prevent and Mitigate Bad Behavior in the Classroom

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SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Holding classes on digital citizenship and incorporating appropriate devices in the classroom kept students from engaging in distracting activities.

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.

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19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. Fuller took over for Sam Pemberton, who moved to a non-executive board position with the company.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). New demands for digital citizenship. Featured Technology Trends #edtech disruption innovation learning innovation

A Shout Out for My Donate Button

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This year, we thought we’d share some of the costs of running Ask a Tech Teacher: Site hosting –we use WPEngine–an excellent company that keeps the site up and running over 99% of the time.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

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Among the MANY items in my own digital tote is Denise Henry-Orndorff’s Periodic Table of Google Extensions. We learned at ALA that next year, the two lists will be combined as digital tools.). This year attendees were treated to a Battle of the EdTech Stars.

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3 Free SEL Activities from SafeSchools

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Q Wunder is an engaging SEL curriculum for preK – 4th grade that uses a gamified environment with both hands-on and digital components, such as a board game and an app. Beyond Digital Literacy: How EdTech Fosters Children’s Social-Emotional Development.