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Tools for Teaching Cyber Ethics. Everyone knows someone who has commited a cyber crime.

Tools for Teaching Cyber Ethics

Perhaps you downloaded a song you shouldn't have or maybe somebody else's research was a little more helpful than it should have been. Students are no different and the temptation to commit cyber crimes exists in every school. Are our schools filled with budding cyber criminals unaware of the consequences of their online activities? Should educators scramble to institute a formal cyber ethics curriculum? Or should schools ban the use of the Internet? Help Kids Become Responsible Digital Citizens. EducationWorld is pleased to present this article by Christopher McGilvery, a lecturer at Angelo State University.

Help Kids Become Responsible Digital Citizens

The article originally appeared in TechEdge, a quarterly magazine published by Naylor LLC for Texas Computer Education Association members. To join or for more information, visit Today’s learners have the innate ability to easily navigate and use the Web. The Internet has evolved into a “participatory culture,” allowing students to create, connect, and collaborate with a global audience.

School districts put in place Acceptable Use Policies, which are a set of computer rules to ensure appropriate student usage of the Internet and technology equipment at school. Teaching Digital Citizenship In Elementary School. Thinking Outside the Bin: Why labeling books by reading level disempowers young readers. Illustration by James Steinberg A child enters the library, looking for something to read.

Thinking Outside the Bin: Why labeling books by reading level disempowers young readers

She wanders the aisles, glancing at book spines, running her finger along the shelf, and lingering at a display of new titles. Your 3-D Printer Hates You. Now Let’s Get Started! If you’re reading this article, we’ll assume that you know why 3-D printing is a popular trend in libraries today.

Your 3-D Printer Hates You. Now Let’s Get Started!

Diversifying Libraries—One Student’s Project to Expand a School Library’s Collection. I have gone to libraries my whole life.

Diversifying Libraries—One Student’s Project to Expand a School Library’s Collection

I’ve worked in them, shelving books and alphabetizing magazines, and I have read in them since I was young enough to pick up a picture book. I have always found books to be a way to feel compassion for people that are different than me. I’m only 18, and I’ve lived across the street from Morningside Elementary School (MES) since I was born. That was the library where I found my love for reading. Helping teachers teach, collaboration in the 21st century library. How to help the willing co-teachers There are many ways to help classroom teachers, but the ultimate has to be a co-teaching situation.

Helping teachers teach, collaboration in the 21st century library

In my experience, teaching research and library skills in a vacuum is not effective. Students may learn important skills in the library; however, when the skills are not used on a project or assignment that means something to the student, the knowledge quickly fades. THE Journal: Technological Horizons in Education. WebJunction. How Librarians Can Manage the Unintended Consequences of the Internet. NET EFFECTS How Librarians Can Manage the Unintended Consequences of the Internet By Marylaine Block Editor's Note: Sites, projects, and articles mentioned below are further referenced in the "Resources" sidebar below.

How Librarians Can Manage the Unintended Consequences of the Internet

The Luddites got a raw deal all around; not only did they lose their livelihoods to the machines, but they became the symbol of mindless resistance to technologies that were clearly a "Good Thing. " In fact, they were absolutely correct in thinking that the machines would change everything, from prices and quality of products to traditional ways of organizing human labor. Libraries Unlimited - Home. Media Specialists Templates. Collaborative Planning Facilitations Form | Instructional Templates | Materials Management Forms | Permission, Policy, and Volunteer Forms Collaborative Planning Facilitations Form Cooperative Planning Form This cooperative planning form from Lovejoy High School Media Center may be customized to facilitate joint planning between media specialists and teachers.

Media Specialists Templates

Form may be used to facilitate fulfillment of Georgia Department of Education's State Board Policy regarding the necessity for cooperative planning. Evaluation of Collaborative Resource Based Teaching This form can be used after students have used the resources in the media center for an activity, lesson, or unit. Hot Topics - Media Request Form Media specialists may distribute this surveys to elementary teachers in order to determine the nature of topics slated for curriculum study each month. Instructional Planning Checklist. Toolkit. Podcast Archives - Elementary Librarian. The Yarn by Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp on Apple Podcasts. Book Club for Kids - podcast. All The Wonders. Podcast Archives - Author Katie Davis. Podcasts. Library Podcasts Listen to the Daily Almanac podcast.


NeverEndingSearch — @joycevalenza by Joyce Valenza. Elementary Library Centers and Lessons. The Absolutely True Adventures of a School Librarian. 100 Best Blogs for School Librarians. School librarians have much more on their plates than just managing books, often spending a great deal of time educating students and teachers, learning about and implementing new technology, and reading up on the latest new releases for young adults and children.

100 Best Blogs for School Librarians

It can be a lot to keep up with, but luckily other librarians are sharing their wisdom, experience, and expertise via the web. We’ve brought together 100 excellent blogs written by teachers, librarians, tech experts, and book lovers that can act as amazing resources for any school librarian. This is an update of our previous list, as technology has changed, new voices have emerged, and some previously great blogs have gone dormant, making it necessary to revise and re-curate our selections. Hopefully this list will be as useful to those in library and education fields as the first. Librarian Blogs Here you’ll find some amazing blogs written by librarians at all kinds of institutions. Free Range Librarian: Librarian K.G. Ed Tech. The Library Voice. A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet. Tagul - Word Cloud Art.

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles. Educational Videos, Free Kids Videos and Technology. YouTube. ASL Animals Song Lesson for Kids - Learn how to sign Animals with Fireese. StorylineOnline. The 21st Century Media Center Program. Student Book Trailers Examples. Classroom Technology. WhatWasThere - Put history in its place! Interact Cafe. Diigo - Better reading and research with annotation, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking & more. 11 Online Tools That Will Improve Your eLearning Process. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2015. How to Build a Simple E-Learning Game. Free Technology for Teachers. Free Technology for Teachers This feed's current articles are shown below.

Expeditions Pioneer Program. Edutopia RSS. Make Kids' Books Online For Free! Welcome! - eduClipper. Online Reading Activities. Animoto Video Maker Educator Review. How Can Teachers Use It? Any school experience -- including class assignments, field trips, science experiments, school plays, and more -- can find new life in a skillful and engaging way with Animoto. Students can easily share their pretty projects, too. Create, Present and Share Engaging Multimedia Lessons.

100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom. 100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom by Students and educators have a wealth of learning and productivity tools available to them online. Google offers some of the highest-quality resources on the web to meet all your study and teaching needs, and all you need to access them is an internet connection. The Google Docs collection provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports.

Google For Education (@GoogleForEdu) The Official Google Blog. How to search on Google - Search Help. How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] Among certain circles (my family, some of my coworkers, etc.) 11 Google Tricks That'll Change the Way You Search - Motto. Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know. Twitter. Tweets de Media par Lucy Green (@lucysantosgreen) Amy Wise (@WiseAw10515) Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia.

Home. TED Blog: Further reading on ideas worth spreading. AT&T Internet Safety Connections Game. NetSmartKids.