Edmodo and Common Sense Media release free Digital Citizenship resource for Educators

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Digital Citizenship is an important topic and something that we must teach our students ( and ourselves ) in today''s digital world. You can also join the Digital Citizenship Community on Edmodo. digital citizenship digital literacy edmodo free resources

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Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

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Google has a new curriculum on YouTube that helps teachers educate students on digital citizenship, including online safety, etiquette and more. digital literacy google Google for Educators YouTube

Link to Posts in Edmodo

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Every post in Edmodo has an unique URL. Grabbing the link to a post in Edmodo is a simple process as shown in the video below. digital citizenship edmodo participation writingWhy would you want to grab a link to a post?

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Hey Edmodo Users, Are Your Groups Secure?

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I''m an avid Edmodo with Edmodo serving as the hub of my virtual classroom, but I learned a valuable lesson two weeks ago concerning the security of my groups and the trustworthiness of my students. digital citizenship edmodo security students

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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. There are lots of Easter eggs hidden in the slides, so use your digital literacy skills and explore! Interested in crowd-sourcing a catalog of digital tools that target specific skills? collaboration common core digital citizenship edmodo

20 Social Networking Tools for Digital Citizenship Week

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This week, October 18-24, we're celebrating Digital Citizenship Week ! Edmodo * and Twiducate provide a secure system for sharing and commenting. Strengthen their digital literacy skills with Storify or Learnist. Happy Digital Citizenship Week! ​. Note: Common Sense Education hosts a Digital Citizenship community on Edmodo, which has communities for every major subject area, as well as communities hosted by publishers of your favorite classroom tool

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

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assessment assignments BYOD Claco digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipped Google docs literature PBL speaking wordle writing Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom.

Creating Student Community Writing Spaces

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And I asked the group if they would be willing to create an Edmodo writing group. In Scribe City, students post writing as either part of the Edmodo Note or an attached Google Doc any time, and anyone in the group can comment. blogging digital citizenship edmodo writing

COMING ATTRACTIONS! Edmodocon Recaps! Guest Posts!

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My only stipulation is that you demonstrate appropriate and professional digital citizenship. Thank you to Edmodo and all the educators, students, administrators, and support staff who use Edmodo.

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EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #7: L. Neumann from SWEDEN!

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The school has been 1:1 since 2010, and Lotta is fortunate enough to be able to work with the finding and implementation of digital resources and best practices. Lotta has been using Edmodo since May 2012, and really appreciates "the global teachers'' lounge" that Edmodo creates.

Digital Dashboard Document

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So, to get things started, I created a Digital Dashboard Google Document on which my students will see what sites we will be using consistently, the rationale for using that site, and have an area in which they will type in login information not their actual password, but hints or clues in case they forget. digitallearning #flipblogs #flipclass #fln apps blended learning digital digital citizenship digital literacy edmodo flnhub Google ISTE

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

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Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is currently available online with iOS, Android, and edmodo apps coming soon. Digital Portfolios.

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My PLN: Eye See You.

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Facebook, Twitter , and Edmodo are central to my online community. njed digital citizenship edmodo edtech education flipclass flipped flipping teaching Randomized Word Cloud created using an uploaded picture of my eye on Tagxedo.

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

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I recommend encouraging students to use a free MP3 voice recorder instead of a standard voice recorder that saves files as.m4a for easier integration into Edmodo. The Process Edmodo easily embeds MP3''s- just click play (on Edmodo, not on this picture), no downloading!

EdmodoCon Guest Post #2: N. Dale

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Our 2nd guest blog post in the series is by Nira Dale , a 9th grade English teacher in Florence, Alabama, and a very active member of the Language Arts community on Edmodo. Let students digitize their work samples by having them take a picture of their written work for assessment.(

Tagxedo: A Tuxedo for Word Clouds

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Student Examples Students posted their projects to their small groups in Edmodo for review. connecting with students digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass LBI reflection tagxedo technology wordle Tagxedo is another nifty free tool for creating customized word clouds.

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

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Teachers could have students turn in their Gami by submitting the URL on a class Google form or turning the URL in via an assignment on Edmodo. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. The student could then share the link to the Gami via email, Twitter, Facebook, or copy/pasting the link to a learning management system such as Edmodo. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass

CSI: Salinas

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Students would create a digital portfolio of crime scene photographs, videos of witness'' testimonies, and/or scenes from the mock trial. Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.

Capturing Classroom Videos

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For one of my students on homebound instruction, I created a personalized screencast to show her how to navigate Edmodo and answer some of her questions.

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EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #4: D. Easterling

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Second, the resources provided in the presentation and in the folders associated with the Edmodo group are very easy to understand and will help me in my flipping. Rounds - preparation is key (lesson template along with timing of lesson; gathering of resources) - student participation is key no matter how limited it may be - working technology is important Apparati - Edmodo - equipment (iPad, laptop, etc.) - classroom or other learning environment - apps or Web 2.0

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #5: J. Karabinas

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Jaclyn started using Edmodo 1.5 According to Jaclyn, "The possibilities with Edmodo are endless. This was my first ever post about Edmodo, reflecting on what I started to notice about how it joined my students together and helped students to communicate." As you read, think about how Edmodo can fuel your classroom. Edmodo is a Social Learning Platform- think secure Facebook for classes/schools Carefully instructing students how to use this platform is key.

Film & the Back Channel

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Students must demonstrate digital citizenship and use school appropriate language. I then post each period''s video to our Edmodo group where students can compare and contrast the conversations from the various periods.

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Animoby: Animated Learning for Anybody

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The embed code could also be used for adding the Animoby projects to blogs or Edmodo posts. BYOD digital citizenship education flipped flipping teaching technology whiteboards For those of you looking for a whiteboard video creation tool to use on any tablet, check out Animoby.

Voki: A Tool for Bringing Characters to Life

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Students also shared their Voki with others in their Edmodo small groups. edtech #njed assignments digital citizenship flipclass speaking students technology voice Voki is a free web 2.0 tool used to create talking avatars.

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How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

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Using Edmodo, Twitter (#BWP12), Skype or Google Hangouts, students can collaborate on creating and sharing answers. Additional participants could be found via networking on Twitter with other educators-- just pop into a #flipclass chat on Monday nights-- or via posting a request to one of the communities on Edmodo. assessment assignments connecting with students cross-curricular digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass Google docs PBL peer evaluation technology

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My EdcampNJ Highlights

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I already use Edmodo as my online hub, but Cel.ly njed BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edtech Google docs teaching

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

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Consider using Edmodo , a high quality networking site that is free of charge and aimed at schools for the purpose of creating online learning communities. If you feel lost in the digital world, do not continue in your ignorance.

Heroes & Big Huge Labs (I'm not talking about Brody)

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Will you be collecting the stuff that is on Edmodo?" Big Huge Labs has nothing to do with dogs (as far as I know) or my therapy dog, Brody , but it is a FREE, useful site for creating quick digital projects.

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#EdTechTidBits of the Week (April 27, 2015)

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A new programming app for the iPad, an educational game to teach Digital Citizenship, a Google Glass update, a lesson in reading the fine print, and a new Chrome extension. The goal of Digital Compass is to teach students about the consequences of their online decisions.

Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay

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Tapscott was writing Grown Up Digital and also contacted them and helped spread the word with what they were doing. Don Tapscott talks about customization of digital tools which leads to customization of learning environments. Kid friendly sites are Wikispaces, Edmodo, Diigo.

#EdTechTidBits of the Week (April 27, 2015)

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A new programming app for the iPad, an educational game to teach Digital Citizenship, a Google Glass update, a lesson in reading the fine print, and a new Chrome extension. The goal of Digital Compass is to teach students about the consequences of their online decisions.

New Posted Resources 03/20/2012

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EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

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It was presented by the good people over at the #Edmodo app/website. If you aren''t familiar, Edmodo is a social learning platform for schools, often called the "Facebook" for schools because its format is similar. Edmodo has many advantages for many reasons. Check it out: www.edmodo.com #Edmodocon provided educators with the chance to ''virtually'' participate in a full day conference to learn more about the amazing ways to utilize Edmodo for classroom learning and success.

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Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

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Winner: Edmodo. Digital Notetaking. Digital Storytelling Tool. 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.

3 Apps to Keep Parents in The Loop

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If you’re looking for a way to involve parents more granularly in your classroom, try these three ideas: Edmodo for Parents. Edmodo for Parents helps parents stay abreast of upcoming assignments, homework submissions, teacher announcements, and more. Digital Class Calendar.

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15 Skills Teachers Can Learn this Summer and Use in Next Year’s Classroom

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You probably know the most common tech problems faced last year (like hooking digital devices to the school WiFi, this list you might face running a tech-infused lesson, or this one students might face using technology ). Submit homework digitally. Model good digital citizenship.

How to Run a Parent Class

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how to digitize photos to use on phones/desktops/ a desktop slideshow. Springboard this activity to a discussion about digital citizenship. 3 Digital Tools To Keep Parents Up to Date. Parents often find technology a roadblock to helping their children with classwork.

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What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

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If this is important to you, there is a solution: Export class data as a.csv and upload it to the digital gradebook. If you collect student work in a site like Edmodo, Office Mix, or Blended Learning, you would provide one link to the page.

3 Comic Creators That Will Wow Your Students

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Storyboard That is a leader in online digital storytelling thanks to its comic-based themes, clean layout, varied strip layouts, and intuitive drag-and-drop interface. Once joined, students follow step-by-step instructions to create either a comic strip, a digital story, or a graphic novel.

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Differentiating with Personalized Learning

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If you don’t have an expensive LMS, use Edmodo. Encourage collaboration and sharing in place of the expense of a personal digital device. Personalized learning is the latest buzzword in an education environment bursting with new ideas but this one is impressive.