A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. These ads were released by the US Congress as being traced back to Russian origin, although they were liked and reshared by many Americans on social media.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

At Verizon Innovative Learning Schools , every student receives a device with a data plan to support learning in and out of the classroom. Help students and families find wifi to conserve LTE data and support other devices. Remind staff about student data privacy and security.

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

They also encourage students to reflect on the ethical issues that arise, such as fake news, proper attribution, bias in artificial intelligence, data and privacy issues, cyberbullying, and digital wellness. The Peeragogy Handbook with founder Howard Rheingold.

A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?


Bill Demirkapi: I saw a little over 34,000 immunization records on Blackboard’s database, and it was concerning to see how much data the school had on a database, and what they trusted Blackboard with. He says he probably could have accessed more data.

Resources to Help Parents Raise Empowered Digital Citizens from @CommonSenseEdu


They are living in a world where they can harness the power of social media for social action and they are doing that in ways many adults could never even imagine. Kids today. They're addicted to their phones. Distracted. Cyber bullied. Right? Well not quite.

It’s about time: a round-up of time-lining tools


Working with maps and source materials, using any timescale, users can tell narrated stories; create, animate and customize paths; link to media; specify start and end times using calendar prompts; and embed descriptions of events. 8th grade Social Studies Overview.

Schools Need to Include More Visual-Based Learning

User Generated Education

Use Visuals, Images, Data Visualizations, Infographics and Videos to Teach Concepts. Concepts can also be demonstrated through data visualizations and infographics. But the goal of information visualization is not simply to represent millions of bits of data as illustrations.

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

In Lean In, Sandberg digs into issues, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to cut through the layers of ambiguity and bias surrounding the lives and choices of working women. Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty – Elizabeth F.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world


News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.