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Smartphones in the classroom

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In my summer digital citizenship classes, the biggest question I get is how to control student cell phone usage. It’s a smartphone that your students are using. Digital devices, especially smartphones and tablets, have become an appendage for schools.

21st Century School — How Technology Is Changing Education

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Tablets, laptops, educational gaming software, and smartphones allow schools to: Personalize the learning experience. Increase student engagement and collaboration through social media, simulations, and games.

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Why Teaching Children To Read And Write Should Be Fun

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For one thing, smartphone communication emphasizes texting slang over the use of proper sentences. Indifference to learning is the primary source of low literacy, all other causes are secondary.

Teaching Kids Social Responsibility in a Connected World

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Let’s face it: There are few tools more powerful or with more reach than digital technology. According to a 2016 Pew Research Center survey , nearly eight in 10 Americans have at least a desktop computer, and 77 percent of Americans across all demographics own a smartphone. Digital access for our students is everywhere, all the time, affecting how our students live, socialize, work, play, contribute, and learn.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

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How can digital citizenship lessons help me get the most out of teaching with technology? The Common Sense Media article " How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)? The classroom is a great place to model media balance. You can also promote media balance by making sure students are actively using the technology as opposed to passively consuming media. One way to do this is by encouraging students to learn how to use digital creation tools.

How to Teach Kids Social Responsibility in a Connected World

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Let’s face it: There are few tools more powerful or with more reach than digital technology. According to a 2016 Pew Research Center survey , nearly eight in 10 Americans have at least a desktop computer, and 77 percent of Americans across all demographics own a smartphone. Digital access for our students is everywhere, all the time, affecting how our students live, socialize, work, play, contribute, and learn.