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Digital Survival Addressing digital citizenship with the “Digital Citizenship Survival Kit”. GUEST COLUMN | by Craig Badura It’s a simple little prop I use when teaching Digital Citizenship to our pK-12 Aurora Huskies students, but I think it sends a powerful message. I love utilizing props to try to get my point across to students and thought that creating a kit full of props would be a great way to reinforce a very important topic in our schools. Let me introduce you to Mr. Digital Survival
When online speech causes in-school problems... When online speech causes in-school problems... Online speech that causes in-school problems leaves school officials feeling as if their hands are tied. While schools have to take action to prevent bullying, they must also tread carefully to avoid violating students’ speech rights. Finding themselves in the midst of a Catch-22, many school officials now incorporate Internet safety programs, such as cyberbullying, sexting and sextortion lessons, into the curriculum. Are these strategies working?
This quick and informational audio presents Love and Logic's stance on technology. You will learn tips to handle issues around computers and cell phones. Topics include: Teaching kids to make good decisions Affordable versus unaffordable mistakes Setting limits And much more. by Dr. Love and Logic Speedy Solutions: Technology and Kids (mp3 download) Love and Logic Speedy Solutions: Technology and Kids (mp3 download)
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A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills I have just finished working on a graphic that I have made specifically for readers of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning ( of course anyone else is allowed to use it ). I am not the kind of guy to ask for favors in return for freebies I publish here. I honestly hate it and I have seen this practice in different blogs and websites. They tell you you can for instance download a certain PDF or eBook for free provided you register with them using your email or to like them on Facebook..etc. I would understand it from bloggers outside the educational arena but I can not swallow it when I see someone claiming to be an educator committed to the cause of education and yet providing such kind of services. I have recently been working on certain eBooks and other things ( let it be surprise ) that I will give you as a gift for the new year. A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills
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All About Computer Cookies - Session Cookies, Persistent Cookies,How to Enable/Disable/Manage Cookies All About Computer Cookies - Session Cookies, Persistent Cookies,How to Enable/Disable/Manage Cookies Welcome To All About Cookies.org What are cookies in computers? Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites. Cookies are created when a user's browser loads a particular website.
Twitter, without a doubt, has become the social network for educators to take their professional development into their own hands. Twitter allows teachers to connect with other educators from around the world, join discussions related to their interests and have a steady stream of resources (to help them teach and learn) available to them whenever, whereever and however. Creating a network on Twitter has catapulted educators to be part of a connected world where learning happens anytime, help is only a tweet away, collaboration partners meet and communicate, conversations that directly or indirectly impact their physical lives take place 24/7. Twitter is helping educators gain many 21st century skills and literacies which could easily transfer to their classrooms. So the next question is…

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom 

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom 
Should teachers expect privacy regarding their cell phones? Not in this case, a New Jersey appeals court ruled in a claim involving a sex crime. An ex-student went to police to report middle-school teacher Patrick DeFranco had committed sex acts with him when DeFranco was his teacher. To back up his claim, the former student agreed to phone DeFranco and let police listen in on the call. Education Tech News » Blog Archive Teacher claims 'expectation of privacy' with cell phone Education Tech News » Blog Archive Teacher claims 'expectation of privacy' with cell phone
Rhondda's Reflections – wandering around the Web Why teachers should start curating information Posted on December 26, 2013 by Rhondda In the last school year many of the teachers I worked with did not understand when I talked about curation or the need for them to learn about it. The following infographic offers a nice practical way to introduce the topic and how it might be useful to them. Rhondda's Reflections – wandering around the Web
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Media: Social Networking Guidelines iMOM » Tweens » Parenting » Safety » Media: Social Networking Guidelines Here are 10 tips for monitoring and protecting your kids on social networking websites: 1.
8 TED Talks You Need to Share with Your Students Using multimedia in the classroom has become imperative in the 21st century classroom. Students tend to show more engagement and motivation when you play a video in the class.Given this importance of audio visual materials in education, more and more websites are created to provide video resources for educators. I have already compiled a list of 80 educational video resources to make it handy for teachers and even students to access the different video platforms and browse the materials they want. TED ( Technology, Entertainment, Design ) is one of my favorite video resource I use quite often.
Teaching Young Students to use Technology Responsibly We need to prepare our students to act responsibly when the moment of stupidity arrives.We should not just hand students technology and expect them to use it responsibly. They are kids after all. Here is a fictitious story to show my point: imagine three fifth grade students check out a Flip video camera to work on a class project during lunch recess. They want to show the principle of an arc by showing a student swinging on a swing.
Welcome to the EdRoundtable. One of us will throw out an idea or question, and the roundtable adds their views. This edition of the EdRoundtable focuses on Google+ and its possible implications for education. EdRoundtable: The Future of Google+ in Education
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