5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen. Applied Digital Skills.

Think Before You Comment

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Commenting with Care Here''s a great set of guidelines to share with kiddos for commenting on blogs inspired and adapted from Bridget Compton-Moen of New Zealand that I use on our Daring School Library blog. When we comment we model.

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169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

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Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ). Share this with other grade-level teachers, parents, even the library media specialist.

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Of course, establishing guidelines for appropriate use is extremely important, especially so students and teachers have an understanding about the platform’s purpose and that you will not be sitting at your computer all night at the students’ disposal! I can post sites for all students to access and catalog in personal libraries called “backpacks” but most importantly I can directly and privately post sites and information to differentiate for individuals.

How to Teach Cyber Safety in Kindergarten

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K–12 Schools Use Video to Teach Digital Citizenship. Online Resources Offer Guidelines to Reach Younger Students. In addition to Common Sense Media’s Digital Citizenship curriculum, teachers can look to NICERC for online curricula.

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Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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Grade-levels below are guidelines. Before starting, review the digital citizenship associated with visiting an online site (such as privacy, staying on the assigned website, and not talking to strangers). Click the link for your digital device.

10 ways administrators should be collaborating with their librarians

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Librarians are ninjas in digital citizenship. Through training, librarians can help students, teachers, and all your other staff become better digital citizens, potentially authoring guidelines, offering classes, and professional development.

Can You Show Netflix in Class? Copyright for Teachers Made Simple

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There is no hard-and-fast rule, although some districts may set specific guidelines of their own. And use digital tools to their full potential: Students can do so much more with them than just fill out a worksheet. My go-to resource for all things digital citizenship is Common Sense Media and their K-12 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers This PDF resource was created by Hall Davidson.

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10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

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What’s more, they have curated the best lessons into a comprehensive library of lessons that are free for teachers to use as well! What’s more, they have a fantastic library of lessons created by teachers who use Nearpod in their own classrooms.

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On building learning playlists

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Before music went digital, some of us made CD or cassette mixtapes and shared them as gifts. Learning playlists are a thing, and that thing is emerging as a subgenre of digital curation in a variety of flavors. TES Lessons Library. Curation (School Library Monthly).

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

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We started by developing guidelines "with" students and staff and offered related learning opportunities throughout the year. They also know that if we want our teachers to be prepared we must move from digital citizenship to digital leadership. Visit the article her e.

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

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As for me, I use the social media aspects of Destiny, my library management software. They become active participants in their own digital citizenship. They are very good at helping each other out and pointing out when students are not following the class-created guidelines.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude Activities and Tools for Students

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Have students reflect on the past, such as in this digital journal , expressing gratitude and recognizing changes over time. Using our Digital Citizenship Curriculum? Think about the digital tools you're already using in the classroom.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude

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Have students reflect on the past, such as in this digital journal , expressing gratitude and recognizing changes over time. Using our Digital Citizenship Curriculum? Think about the digital tools you're already using in the classroom.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. FREE 30 day trial for #Libraries & #Schools.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We''ve just confirmed that we''ll be doing another Connected Librarian Day this year as a pre-conference event for Library 2.014 , and to coincide with Connected Educator Month (which we''re told will be held again this year). How can we help kids make a better digital world?

Learning Revolution - Week's Events - AERO - National Geographic - Top Tech Stories - Rankin on Revolution - SAT Talk - More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events that we hold and from our over 200 partners, and provides valuable links to learning conversations taking place in the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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It’s also an opportunity – surprise, surprise – for lots of folks to try sell us some sort of “digital literacy” product.). Google launched a “Be Internet Awesome” digital citizenship campaign.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The call for submissions closes Decemeber 15th , so be sure to check out the submission guidelines and get yours in soon! Monday, December 15th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Top 5 Digital Tools of 2014 , What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014?

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Digital Civics Toolki t (by the Civic Engagement Research Group): Created by the same researchers behind Deep Dive: Educating for Democracy, this toolkit offers easy-to-implement conversation starters (among other resources) for activating students' passion for civics and democracy.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

L2g derives from the ongoing Webheads in Action (WiA) community of practice and professional development movement, [link] which has been putting teachers and students in touch with one another digitally, at a distance, since 1998.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.