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How To Protect Your Privacy As An Online Student.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology has always been a driving force of change. You need to be carefully sharing any personal information over the Internet. They often use social engineering to acquire it. There are a number of tools that allow people to get more information on their acquaintances. If they have your email address or full name, they can use Spokeo to get your address, social media profiles, estimated income and other personal information.

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

Waterford

Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! 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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129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Copyright and Fair Use –Common Sense Media video. Common Sense media. Internet sources. Internet—what is it–video. Privacy on the internet. BrainPop Internet sources. Google course on searching internet. Internet searches. Image edit exposure tool. Internet Hoaxes. Internet safety. Brainpop—online safety. Clicky’s internet safety. Computer safety. Internet safety.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Each child has various traits that influence the development of their social personas, whether digitally or physically. Teaching and modeling digital age skills through technology can nurture the traits of contributing citizens. Many students have taught themselves how to utilize technology and have made unfortunate mistakes. They want to emulate their parents, teen brothers and sisters, and even popular celebrities they see using technology all the time.

Citizenship for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Each child has various traits that influence the development of their social personas, whether digitally or physically. Teaching and modeling digital age skills through technology can nurture the traits of contributing citizens. Many students have taught themselves how to utilize technology and have made unfortunate mistakes. They want to emulate their parents, teen brothers and sisters, and even popular celebrities they see using technology all the time.

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

EdTechTeacher

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 #1: School Social Networking Accounts. In this same letter he introduced two new social media platforms to further dialogue: a district Facebook page and a district twitter account, @WT_Schools.

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Overall, educators need to understand some basics about technology and that it is not a be-all-end-all solution to everything in a classroom. Technology can help teachers differentiate and provide new experiences for their students. Technology can also help students better understand a concept and provide extra help for them. The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology 1. Knowing how to find funding for technology or find free technology is very important.

11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Learning has no temporal or geographic borders and is available wherever students and teachers find an Internet connection. This used to mean limiting access to the Internet, blocking websites, and layering rules upon rules hoping (vainly) to discourage students from using an infinite and fascinating resource. Do this with a tool they all like — art. Once all six are uploaded, print the cube, fold, and keep on student desks to remind them of Internet safety.

Online College Classes Start Monday!

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram). Common Sense Media also provides educational material for teachers and parents. Technology in the Elementary Classroom.

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10 EdTech Questions You Might Be Asked At Interview (Answer Tips Included!)

EdTech4Beginners

Here are 10 questions you may be asked along with some tips on how to answer them: 1) How do you use technology in the classroom? Make sure you give an overview of the ways you use it daily and then outline some specific apps or tech tools you have used recently. 2) How would you deal with technology failure during a lesson? Think of a time that the internet has gone down and talk the interviewer through the process and stress how the lesson still worked out well.

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College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety.

Classes in Remote Teaching

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety.

Host a PD Buffet for Your Teachers: Tips from a Technology Integrationist

edWeb.net

Technology Integrationist. Rachel Langenhorst, Technology Integrationist at Rock Valley Community School District in Iowa, was interviewed by edWeb about the importance of keeping up with your own learning in order to provide valuable professional development for others. One of the ways Rachel utilizes the Google Docs is by holding “Web Smackdowns,” where educators each share information about a tech tool they’ve used. Rachel Langenhorst.

Should we radically change the way we teach digital citizenship?

Neo LMS

February 9th, 2021, marks the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day , a day to come “together for a better internet,” which is more important than ever in light of recent events. The internet is dangerous!” How to put technological literacy to work.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. internet safety. social media.

New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators. NETS Aligned Tools tags: web2.0

Acceptable or Responsible? What’s Your Use Policy?

Tom Murray

As a former technology director (Tom) and high school principal (Eric), we’ve seen some fascinating ways that students have tried to bypass the filter, have seen search terms that would make even college students blush, and have had a vast array of conversations with students about the appropriate use of digital tools. Concern about student safety while online and use of digital tools is undoubtedly valid. Promote the responsible use of social media.

Online College Credit Classes Forming

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment.

Trolls, Catfish, Cyberbullies--Oh My! How to Help Students Stay “Internet Kind”

Edsurge

Open up a new tab, and do a quick Google Search for “The Internet is full of…” I’m guessing your autocomplete looks similar to mine: “The Internet is full of lies.” “The The Internet is full of false information.” “The The Internet is full of jerks.” “The The Internet is full of terrible people.” The fact is the Internet can be a big, scary place for kids, and some students are starting to accept this as the norm.

How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000, tying E-rate program discounts to a school’s internet safety policy. The last time [CIPA] was reviewed was 2011,” says Ed Snow, a board member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and director of technology for the School District of Milton in Milton, Wis. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how content monitoring tools can help K–12 administrators keep students safe.

Online Classes! On Your Schedule

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All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. internet safety. social media.

Why protecting students at school is much more than just internet monitoring

eSchool News

The use of technology in schools has provided students with a whole new way to connect and communicate with each other and their teachers, in addition to being a great source for learning. However, on the flipside, access to the wider internet may mean that there is a temptation for students to access websites with inappropriate content–or use it as a platform where negative behavior can escalate, such as for cyberbullying or other undesirable activities.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety.

Tech ed Resources–Online Classes

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All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. internet safety. social media.

World Backup Day March 31st: Student data security

Neo LMS

More than a million cases of child identity theft are reported every year and, as school districts continue to introduce students to new technology and advanced digital curriculum, Internet safety education is becoming an increasingly essential tool when preventing cybercrime. For example, of 40,000 children who were involved in a 2011 data breach , more than 10% of them had their social security numbers compromised and used by a cybercriminal.

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Technologies can transform; even simple technologies can make a significant impact. Here are eleven of the technologies that often affect classroom procedures and workflow. So first, I do recommend that you test a textbook modification program so that you can understand what this technology means. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media. And not all parents are on social media.

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How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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population age 3 and over used the Internet. 94% of youth ages 12-17 who have Internet access say they use the Internet for school research and 78% say they believe the Internet helps them with schoolwork. 87% of parents of online teens believe that the Internet helps students with their schoolwork and 93% believe the Internet helps students learn new things. A good place to start an Internet education is: There are rules.

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How to Set Healthy Screen Time Habits: A Guide for Parents

Waterford

Depending on how we use it, technology can be either a priceless tool or endless distraction. Today’s children are digital natives, which means that they’ve grown up surrounded by technology from the time they were born. While older generations needed to learn how to use digital media, our children face a different task: managing and using screen time in healthy ways. But the younger a child is, the more their digital media usage should be monitored.

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Subscriber Special: July

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The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. By the time educators finish this class, they will be ready to implement many new tools in their classroom.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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If you’re new to tech education and wonder how to teach kindergartners to use the mouse, first graders to keyboard, third graders to sagely search the internet, pick the brains of our seasoned team of technology teachers. What do you do with third graders who join your class and haven’t had formal technology classes before? You’ve been thrown into the technology teacher position and you’ve never done it before. How do you create a Technology Use Plan for your school?

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. By the time educators finish this class, they will be ready to implement many new tools in their classroom.

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Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. internet safety. social media. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Know how to blend digital citizenship into lesson plans that require the Internet.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance. The discussions shouldn’t focus on denying technology, though, said Michelle Cooper, Library Media Specialist, White Oak ISD, TX in the edWebinar “ Achieving Media Balance in a Tech-Immersed World.”