Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world. Common Sense Media identifies six areas of digital citizenship, including digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communications, and news and media literacy. While we encourage students to meet new friends over the summer, it opens up new social networks.

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

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Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while at home and at school, they should be learning how to use that technology responsibly. Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Keep in mind that most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship alongside the other elements of teacher education.

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Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms. For over 30 years, Advancement Courses has been a leader in professional development, providing expertly-crafted, classroom-applicable courses to thousands of teachers across the country. Click to learn about Advancement Courses Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 3rd, 2014 Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgi The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 14th, 2014 In some cases we learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. Lloyd Alexander The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. Digital Citizenship Week.

My EdcampNJ Highlights

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On December 1st, 2012, educators from NJ and surrounding areas congregated at Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick for EdcampNJ''s free day of professional development. Photo Credit: Kevin Jarrett High & Low-tech for Optimal Learning Not only teachers able to share ways to integrate technology in the classroom, but I also learned some low-tech techniques as well. njed BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edtech Google docs teaching

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

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Online learning has become not only a common alternative to physical classes, but a well-regarded change maker in the education ecosystem. State requirements are starting to address this by requiring online virtual meetings between teacher and student. After a weekly one-hour session, students feel closer to classmates and often add them to their ongoing PLN (Professional Learning Network). What Online Teachers Have Learning From Teaching Online.

Tech ed Resources–Online Classes

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Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. By request; delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment.

An Open Letter to Teachers About Online Classes

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This means learning online has become one of the most popular approaches to education. Whether you like it or not, this is the future of education, where people pursue learning without the need for a car, expensive gas, parking fees, campus-based meals, housing (if you live on campus), traffic delays, absent teachers, wait lists for full classes, inflexible time schedules, conflicts with personal schedules, and all those details that make attending college a juggling act.

Introducing Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection

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Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning are excited to introduce Verizon Innovative Learning schools Connection —a web app designed to connect members of the Verizon Innovative Learning schools community to each other and to key resources. The app brings features from several third-party platforms together in one place, making it a “one-stop shop” for participating educators to access all things Verizon Innovative Learning schools. “We

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Tech coaching/mentoring is available from experts who work with you via email or virtual meetings to prepare lesson plans, teach to standards, integrate tech into core classroom time. digital commerce.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

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The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 10-July 30) digs into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for needs. Your Personal Learning Network.

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Does your district need this innovative App Approval Tool?

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Professional development and planned obsolescence for devices were outlined in the strategic plan as prioritized strategies. To help make the change as smooth as possible, OPS placed an emphasis on digital citizenship through professional learning, as well as the development of a new device deployment strategy and an innovative App Approval Tool.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. The 21 st Century teacher blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

Subscriber Special: July

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Digs deeper into digital tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 10-July 30) digs into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. Create digital portfolios that store, share, and curate work.

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Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. By request; delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment.

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

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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.

LAUSD Making a Comeback with Instructional Technology

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As the second-largest urban school district in the nation, the Los Angeles Unified School District has embarked on a long journey to embed technology into learning and teaching in the most effective way possible. According to Sophia Mendoza, ITI director, three key goals came out of this lengthy collaboration, including learner agency, academic rigor and learner-centered learning environments. Supporting professional development.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Even if we go back to face-to-face learning, we will all have to be prepared to teach online, and the best way to do this is to first educate ourselves with research and pedagogy. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Blended learning is not new.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

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The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 11-July 31) is a follow-on to the introductory class, Tech-infused Teacher , digging into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network.

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Keyboarding is Key to Well-Rounded Digital Natives

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But, even though they are tech savvy, they might not have the keyboarding and digital citizenship skills to make them stronger and more adept learners. In a recent edWebinar , “Keys to Success for Digital Natives,” experts explained that digital natives still need to strengthen their technological know-how in this context, and offered strategies teachers can use to build these much-needed skills. Keyboarding Elements and Learning Path.

5 Great Websites to Make Spring Sparkle

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If it was recommended by a colleague in my professional learning network, I gave the site about twice as long but still, that’s harsh. For more complicated tools, how steep is the learning curve ? There are many digital metronomes but Pro Metronome stands out. Current educational pedagogy is moving teaching from the classroom to the individual, encouraging the provision of a student-led learning ecosystem that is driven by the unique needs of each individual.

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4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

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This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. You will find yourself most comfortable in the Google Classroom environment if the tools you use are aligned with Google Drive, your browser of choice is Chrome, and your digital device is a Chromebook. Designed by Freepik.

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The Light of Learning – Why Leaders Need to Light the Path

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What I find over and over again is the best educational leaders share the desire to learn and a mentality of communicating their expectations through personal modeling. Those are two of the best traits in good leaders: Leaders Learn alone and alongside their colleagues and Leaders Light the path by modeling what they expect to see within their organizations. Last week, I was introducing digital formative assessment tools to a group of seventh-grade teachers. staff meetings.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

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Digital devices, be they iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, Macs, or PCs, give students access to endless amounts of web-based resources for research, inquiry, collaboration, sharing, and more. It has become increasingly possible to personalize learning–adapt resources and assessments to student skills and needs and differentiate lessons that are pushed out to individual students or small groups ( read: Shifting my Teacher Mindset with Micro-credentials ). Who is Digital Promise?

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

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” Instead, librarians can help families learn how to maintain a healthy balance and become good digital citizens. Step 1 – Student Outreach: Develop and implement a digital citizenship plan that spans grades K-12; as students move up, the plan should reflect the changing needs at each level. Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety.

Follow Us at ISTE!

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Come see us at Booth 3545 for a chance to win a Digital Citizenship Teaching Package for Two and get a jump start on the next school year. It's the perfect bundle for two educators planning to boost a culture of good digital citizenship in their schools next year. Online Professional Learning: Meet the Webinators. Beyond Teaching Digital Citizenship, Engaging Students and Families in Safe Digital Worlds.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. The 21 st Century teacher blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

Preparing Students with Technology Skills

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Digital literacy is the ability to understand, use and interact with technology, media and digital resources in real-world situations. Jeff Meyer, Director of Education at Learning.com, during a recent edWebinar , underscored that while this generation of students is growing up using technology, they generally lack the digital literacy skills they need for success by the time they enter high school. Keyboarding and Digital Essentials.

Esports Emerge as Learning and Social Catalyst in Schools

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They can sit with people who are equal to or maybe a bit better at gaming to learn from them, putting ego aside. Esports is also a professional industry that in 2018, generated $906 million in revenue, and has the potential of reaching $3 billion by 2022. In this position, he works with the school districts in Riverside County as they implement programs such as online and blended learning, personalized learning, and California State Standards and assessments.

6 Powerful Instructional Coaching Tools

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Every professional possesses a set of tools that help them perform their job duties at an optimal level – instructional coaching is no different. Depending on how many teachers you are coaching, your days may be full of meetings and classroom visits which typically take place in a coachee’s classroom. Use your pen and paper during your coaching meetings, but then set aside some time in between to transfer that information to your device.

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Technology Resources For Early Childhood Learning

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As a Dad and an educator I am constantly looking for the best resources to provide for them at home to supplement the learning they are doing in their schools. Every parent wants their child to have a jump start on learning and ensure they are prepared for a world of learning, especially with technology. I want Chesney to love learning, be an explorer and tinker with things but also be a fluent user of technology. I am the father of 2 daughters.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

Class Tech Tips: How-To Find Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership

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Professional development can take many forms. The most powerful professional learning is relevant and actionable. She is a dedicated professional and the newly elected president of the ASCD affiliate for Emerging Leaders. Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark Online Course for Co-Teachers Carving out time for professional development during the school day can be a challenge.