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The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

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The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. Digital citizenship is the answer. The discussion surrounding digital citizenship has been growing, but not everyone can agree on its definition. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. Google Cardboard costs like, what — $12 – and every kid has a smartphone.

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. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

Want Kids to Be Kind on Social Media? Let Them Chat

Graphite Blog

Someday, I’d like all of my students to grow up to be the kinds of people I would want to friend on Facebook, or Instagram, or Snapchat, or whatever the social media du jour is at the time. Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology: They all have a chat feature.

3 Ways Schools can Help Users to Protect their Accounts from Malware, Phishing, & Cyber-scams.

Indiana Jen

Users were sent an email that appeared to be from Google and asked to click on a document for collaboration. As such, it’s especially important to include some cyber-security basics as soon as students start to have access to digital tools.

End-of-year Maintenance: Image and Back-up Digital Devices

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This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Today: Image and Backup Your Digital Devices. I forget which software I have (sure, I remember MS Office, but what about Celestia?)

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Tips on Better Searches (from Google) Infographic on Better Searches Common Craft Video on Web Search Strategies UPDATED thanks to a great comment below. Businesses still use MS Office for the most part, but iWorks, OpenOffice / LibreOffice, and Google Docs are all getting more popular.

End-of-year Maintenance: Image and Back-up Digital Devices

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Today: Image and Backup Your Digital Devices. I forget which software I have (sure, I remember MS Office, but what about Celestia?)

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]

Neo LMS

BYOD deepens the digital divide. Even when schools provide for these students — like making them beneficiaries of a BYOD funding program, or letting them check out a device from the school’s library — the digital divide doesn’t disappear completely.

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11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer

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The term “workaround” became popular in the latter half of the 20 th century as a method to circumvent a software problem but today, it applies any time you need to find an unusual and creative solution to a problem. #5:

12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

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I won’t take time in this article (I’m at about 1000 words right now) for a how-to on each activity so if you don’t know how to complete one, check with your IT folks or Google it: Make sure your firewall and antivirus programs are working. Update software.

End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

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This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

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This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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Humorous Look at What I Learned from my Computer

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The term “workaround” became popular in the latter half of the 20 th century as a method to circumvent a software problem but today, it applies any time you need to find an unusual and creative solution to a problem. #5:

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End-of-year Maintenance: Image and Back-up Digital Devices

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This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Today: Image and Backup Your Digital Devices. If you use Gmail, you can email up to 20 MB (or more through your Google Drive).

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few decades, the average classroom has seen a shift from analog to digital technologies. Through his capacity as a social media influencer, he answered the questions below. Through her capacity as a social media influencer, she answered the questions below.

End-of-year Tips: Image and Back-up Digital Devices

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This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Today: Image and Backup Your Digital Devices. If you use Gmail, you can email up to 20 MB (or more through your Google Drive).

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.

End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

This week, I’m sharing three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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End-of-Year Tips: 22 Steps To A Speedier Computer

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This week, I’ll share three holiday activities that will get your computers, technology, and social media ready for the new year. Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it.

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Why Teaching Children To Read And Write Should Be Fun

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Finding the right neighborhood to send a child to play is as simple as doing a Google search. Ideas are also illustrated via pictures, charts, infographics, quizzes, and interactive software.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

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Now, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. Here are five tools that will make you look and act like the Diva of Digital: Google Maps.

13 Ways to Use Canva in Your Classroom

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Unfortunately, it was (and continues to be) an expensive piece of software not traditionally included in Microsoft’s Office Suite (though that changed with Office 365). No one disagrees with the importance of the visual in communicating. The problem usually is creating it.

End-of-Year Tips: 18 Steps To A Speedier Computer

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Keep your antivirus software active. Update any software that needs it. If you get Google alerts, set them for weekly (unless you really must know when someone posts on the term ‘Labrador puppies’). This week, I’m providing tips for end-of-year technology maintenance.

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Why a Web Filter Isn’t Enough To Keep Your Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

A web filter is software designed to restrict or control the online content that a user is allowed to access. The goal is to provide early warning detection of harmful situations and to help you decide where to direct resources to address digital citizenship, bullying prevention and mental health issues. When superintendents, technologists and other educators first hear about Gaggle, they sometimes confuse what we offer with a web filter.

Silent Reading vs. Independent Reading: What’s the Difference? (plus digital tools to assess IR)

Reading By Example

This information can be backed up to Google Drive, Evernote, and other cloud storage options. Students can also be grouped in the software based on specific strategies and needs. Google Forms. Teachers can set up a digital form to capture any type of information. We set up a Google Form in one grade level in our school: Evernote. The previous digital tools for assessing independent reading are largely teacher-directed.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

If you look for a definition of “platform” online, you’re likely to get something along the lines of Wikipedia’s – fairly straightforward, although quite technical: A computing platform is the environment in which a piece of software is executed.

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Via The New York Times : “ Google Unveils Job Training Initiative With $1 Billion Pledge.” ” It’s 2017 and many critics agree that social media is full of trolls and harassers, that it helps subvert democracies here and abroad, but hey: “To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media ,” says Edsurge. million in Series B funding from Google Ventures.

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245 registration fee Wednesday, March 12th at 9am at Montclair State University, NJ Common Sense Media - Teaching Digital Citizenship in an iPad Classroom , If you have iPads, you know that teaching digital citizenship is more important than ever.

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Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. How does your library manage digital collections?

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Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Participants will first learn about teaching students digital citizenship using a free K-12 curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards, available online or on iPads.