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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Make a Big Splash Into Learning This Summer

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Dive Deep into Digital Assessments What creative measures do you use to assess students through digital media? Showing a video is no longer a sufficient way to successfully integrate digital media. EdTech Magazine created a list of Must Read Educator Blogs. Are you using Twitter , Voxer , Skype , Google Hangouts , or other social media tools to expand your personal learning network, or PLN?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She was recently chosen to be a Teacher of the Future by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and she has also been named a Top Education Influencer on Twitter. Karen has presented at conferences around the country about teaching students to navigate social media and working with teachers to develop digital projects that embrace new media literacies. It breaks down all physical and social barriers.

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Via Philadelphia Magazine : “This Quaker Sex Ed Teacher Says Your Kids Need to Be Porn-Literate.” ” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.