5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

So, for example, I know that 20% of the time, they’re surfing and on social media, while 10% of the time they’re actually playing online games. Again, I think the way it works — from the technology behind the scenes — I don’t feel like I’ve seen any slowdown whatsoever with any of them. Mike Daugherty is a husband, father, author, technology director, Google Innovator, and possible Starbucks addict.

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Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives. Vicki: Today we are talking with Mike Daugherty @MoreThanATech , Director of Technology in Ohio. He also won 2016 Outstanding Technology’s Administrator of the Year for Ohio. So the goal of Help at Home was to help connect parents to their students’ digital lives.

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Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

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I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Western Morning News earlier this week as a response to the comments from Ofsted and their advisers on the use of technology in schools. Many teachers are left wondering whether personal technologies such as smartphones actually have a place in education and what risks and threats accompany them. My view is that children can and do use technology to support their learning but they need to be guided to do so responsibly. (It

What are Good Tech Goals for Students?

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A frequent question from readers revolves around technology goals for students. But that’s not what technology is about. Technology supports a curriculum. It’s the pencils and books of our digital world. The metric for measuring technology skills isn’t a rubric with a list of skills (i.e., Rather, it’s evidence of the transfer of knowledge : Did the student use technology to further his/her educational journey?