Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

eSchool News

Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. What’s more, about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device. We feel that digital citizenship is something that all students should learn.”.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. The most powerful learning and communication tools are in the hands of millions worldwide. I realize many teachers face barriers when teaching citizenship.

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Improving Self Concept & Digital Identity with Selfie Activities from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0

Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

Teacher Reboot Camp

See my slideshow and infographic below with ideas, mobile apps, and resources. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Students can make digital slideshows with Photopeach. Challenge: Get students to create one of these digital gifts.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other. For me, it’s a deep passion belief in the value of and the importance of global in our own personal learning. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

EdTechSandyK's Top Five Posts of 2012

EdTechSandyK

The ideas shared in the comments on the post make it a great resource for schools and districts who are helping parents and students transition to 1:1 learning. The popularity of this post also shows that we''re all looking to learn from the early adopters in the iPad/mobile learning arena.

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EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013

EdTechSandyK

I also learned a lesson from this post: If you go to the trouble to customize a graphic, put your name on it somewhere. And I am interested in others'' experiences with learning via this microblogging tool.

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BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

A Principal's Reflections

My first ever post on the topic just provided a small glimpse at the possibilities inherent when students are empowered to use the technology that they already posses to enhance their learning experience. BYOD mobile learning New Milford High School

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Passion, Potential, & Heroes That Fail Us

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” – Steve Ballmer. They say you learn best from failures and mistakes so I feel more confident in continuing this journey. Thought-provoking mobile learning

12 Ways to Join the Twitter Party to Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2014

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Digital Learning Day raises awareness about the ways digital learning supports educators. Follow the official Digital Learning Day account @OfficialDLDay 2. engchat — Digital Learning Day (@OfficialDLDay) February 4, 2014 4.

20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. Connected learning. Digital citizenship maven, co-founder & moderator #digcit and #digcitsummit, SoE Associate Professor, #iCitizen research, #pretchat moderating team.

How One of the Most Recognized School Districts in the Country Keeps its Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

When you lead a school district’s internationally-recognized digital conversion plan that garners the attention of schools from around the country and even the President of the United States, what is there left to do? Google Apps for Education Mobile Learning Success Stories

What Google Allo and End-to-End Encryption Mean to Educators

Gaggle Speaks

The only way to ensure a student’s safety is to keep their use of these apps entirely transparent and to teach them about digital citizenship. Mobile Learning Student SafetyAllo, Google’s answer to Apple’s iMessage, will be released any day now.

More Smartphones Than Usual: How To Deal with Teens and Phones After Winter Break

Gaggle Speaks

As our students gain their digital citizenship, it is important that we teach them how to navigate the threats lurking behind the ambient glow of their screens while limiting them from interrupting instruction time. Mobile Learning

The 4 essential elements of any successful one-to-one program

eSchool News

It is important that any plan to increase levels of access to technology to students does not move forward as a “technology for technology’s sake” effort, but that is integrated as part of the district or school vision for teaching and learning. Mobile device implementation.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. Buncee to create digital stories, digital posters, and more!

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Devices Need to Support Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It really puts into perspective why we make many of the decisions that we do at New Milford High School as to why we decided to implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative and don''t mandate the use of one specific tool to support learning. Let it support learning."

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. What’s New: New Tools for Schools ] ISTE partnered with D2L to use the BrightSpace learning management system (LMS) to power ISTE U. Taking Mobile Learning to the Next Level. ? Digital Citizenship in Action. ?

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.

Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve been on the hunt for a good– scratch that : excellent –Learning Management System for several months. assesses student learning (both formative and summative). easily monitors student progress, work, and learning.

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3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

As each teacher downloads their favorites, students spend as much time learning the app as applying it academically. It provides teacher accounts with student sign-ins enabling them to log in anytime, rewind their learning as often as needed, in a multimedia approach.

Why PD is like piano lessons

edWeb.net

edWeb provides just-in-time PD by educators and for educators that accelerates learning for everyone! Join a professional learning community that hosts free webinars on timely education topics.

It is Time For Schools to Seriously Consider BYOT

A Principal's Reflections

Why should students in less affluent districts not be afforded the same opportunity as those with large budgets to utilize technology as a learning tool to create, collaborate, connect, communicate, and develop essential media literacies? This piece is cross-posted at the Huffington Post.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

Need an LMS next year? Here are three to consider

Ask a Tech Teacher

An LMS — Learning Management System — is a digital tool that tracks a wide variety of student-teacher interactions such as homework, grading, sharing of resources, parent communication, assessments, and more. Critical to a successful LMS is that it’s easy to learn, intuitive to use, dependable, contributes to the learning experience (rather than just another digital tool that must be juggled before learning happens), and it saves time.

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

We’ll be updating this list as new ideas come in, the platform changes, and we learn more about its subtleties on our own. Share data with professional learning community. Let students create their own digital portfolios of their favorite work.

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Tech & Learning Leadership Summit: Winds of Change in the Windy City

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Chicago, Tech & Learning hosted its annual pre-ISTE Tech & Learning Leadership Summit at the W Chicago—Lakeshore hotel. For more information about upcoming Tech & Learning Leadership Summits, go to www.techlearningleadersummit.com.

The Progression of our Lower School Technology Integration

Tech Helpful

The process of learning through that period really gave me a burden to help our school see the benefits of technology integration- not always technology for technology sake and not stand alone. I wanted them to learn that technology was a tool for their learning.

The Characteristics Of A Good School

TeachThought - Learn better.

How schools are designed and what students learn–and why–must be reviewed, scrutinized, and refined as closely and with as much enthusiasm as we do the gas mileage of our cars, the downloads speeds of our phones and tablets, or the operating systems of our watches.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi 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. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe?

First Raw Results from the Technology + Learning Survey at modernlearning.com

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today I'm publishing the survey results at ModernLearning.com for the 2017 Learning Revolution 's survey on technology and learning, which is the initial part of a larger effort to create a worldwide online conference on this topic. Going through the results has given me an unparalleled opportunity to think about, and hopefully present to you, a practical framework for understanding where and how modern computer, Internet, Web, and social technologies make a difference for learning.

Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first-ever Learning Revolution Conference kicks off this coming Monday, April 20th, online and free, with a terrific set of keynote and distinguished speakers and a full day of conference sessions on Thursday, April 24th. D What is Project-Based Learning (PBL)?

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

I have presented several workshops over the past few years which introduce folks to using Twitter for professional learning, but have also wanted to share other tips and tools that have made my use of Twitter more productive.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 in teaching and learning, and the URL for attending is [link]. Hall Social Networking to Promote Language Learning by Revathi Viswanathan Student Learning 24/7! Creating and Connecting with Digital Stories in the Early Years by Jason Graham WoW - We''re Reading, Reflecting and Working as a Team!

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

It is essentially a chat room, with everyone sharing and talking and hanging out virtually—discussing learning strategies, classroom management techniques, and technology. Mobile Learning. Personalized Learning. Digital Literacy. Digital Citizenship.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Personalized Learning Through Gaming. Digital Citizenship.