How every school can promote safety in a digital world

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One-to-one computing is enhancing and enriching the student experience, transforming the way we teach and the way we learn. K-12 schools were expected to spend approximately $4.7 billion on technology this past year, according to IDC , with no sign of a plateau. But as rapid technology adoption continues unabated, the safety of the students who are meant to benefit from these advances is frequently overlooked. Student safety and IT efficiency.

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

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Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! While it can be hard to keep up with every trend in educational technology, the mindset you have when it comes to classroom tech matters just as much as which ones you use. By learning to view it as a means of enhancing your lessons and resources, you can provide your students with tools and opportunities they may not otherwise access.

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6 Tips for Keeping the “Social” in Social and Emotional Learning

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The PATHS® program was first introduced over 30 years ago to teach social and emotional learning to students. And while we believe that the best way to teach social and emotional skills is still in-person, we know that the needs of educators and students have changed quickly. Despite this, there is a way to teach social and emotional skills without abandoning the social aspects of instruction. But how can you make sure that happens in a remote learning environment?

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. 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. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. internet safety.

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Each $750 for up to 20 attendees. 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. Student joins a Google Classroom-based class and meets weekly with instructor to discuss class activities and assignments.

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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

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One of the most exciting times for me as a school administrator is Back-to-School night which we had this past week at the A. As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve. Tip #2 iTunes U to Increase Parent Engagement.

Class Blogging and Family Participation

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As part of the Edublogs Challenge , I am learning how to start a class blog. It''s very important to include the families in this process. I used Kathleen Morris'' fabulous example to guide me in creating my letter to introduce the class blog. Here is the first letter that I''m sending home with the students in the class : Dear Families , I am proud to announce Mrs. Martinez’s class blog. At the top are links to pages with more information.

Students are Challenged to Blog

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During the past few weeks, we have focused on setting up our blog (posting guidelines), Internet safety, and how to leave a comment for others. We are now ready to start on the actual challenge. Remember to include links back to those class blogs, and remember we are digital citizens. Be ready to defend why. Use the graphic organizer to complete the task. Find a post to leave a comment on.