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

NeverEndingSearch

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.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

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

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The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

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

Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

Tech Helpful

Citizen- Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world. Educators: Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency. Digital literacy.

Digital Tools to Mobilize a Community to a Goal

Tech Helpful

Today, as I was looking over the scope and sequence that ISTE has put out as plausible technology integration standards to support the ISTE student standards I found myself stuck on one standard and feeling the weight of the pros and cons stacking up equally on both sides of my brain as I wrestled with this idea: "Use digital tools such as blogs, websites and social media to crowdsource, crowdfund and mobilize a community toward a goal."

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide. But if you ask teachers who have never used a social network, blog, or mobile device for learning in their classrooms to discuss connected education, you are likely to be met with blank stares, furrowed eyebrows and shrugged shoulders.

How to DIY Your Distance Learning PD

Graphite Blog

A PLN isn't just composed of people you interact with online, but online communities and social media platforms allow for an infinite number of possibilities and combinations depending on your interests.

Building Your PLN, Attend an UNconference

My Paperless Classroom

Rough Draft of EdCamp Session Card brought to you by Livescribe The first session was "My students need a PLN." My Students need a PLN brought to you by Livescribe after this discussion I am really thinking about how I can use the frame of "building a PLN" to discuss all aspects of digital citizenship. The next session I was lucky enough to participate in was "Should Social Media Presence Be A Job Requirement."

What if Chattanooga's Connected Educators Were Even More Connected?

Tech Helpful

I've been wondering who in my area is leveraging the learning ability of social media for their school practices? I've found myself wondering if the teachers in my city know about the upcoming Edcamp Gigcity and how could I make sure they know about this awesome opportunity? At Edcamp Gigcity last spring there was a session about citywide collaboration. What if more educators in our area were using social media for professional development opportunities?

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

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Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Great way to incorporate digital citizenship. It inspired me to start planning the first edcamp buffalo (@edcampbflo)! Great way to incorporate digital citizenship * Checker Plus for Google Calendar. *. Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast.