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k12learning20 - 2-web2. Introduction So, what is Web 2.0?

k12learning20 - 2-web2

The term "Web 2.0" can be applied across broad categories of digital tools and design principles, social and economic shifts, participatory media and culture, etc.... Web 2.0 (and/or Social Media, and/or Cloud-Computing) tools (blogs, wikis, podcasts, social networking and social bookmarking sites, tagging, photo- and video-sharing, RSS, etc...) are collaborative, Internet-based and user-driven. They include platforms and tools for publishing, connecting, sharing, organizing and remixing. They are social. Discovery Exercise: (Why) does the social web matter?

Please watch the following video clips to learn a bit more about some important "21st Century Shifts" that educators must consider for themselves and for student-learners. The Web is Changing... Web 2.0: The Machine is Us/ing Us by Michael Wesch (4:30) If you don't see the video, here is a direct link: The World is Changing... Did You Know? Students are Changing... Task. Connected-educator-month-starter-kit-2014.pdf.

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model. Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense.

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model

That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences. From what I can tell, putting the wheel on this site has generated a bit of buzz and I’m glad we could help spread the knowledge. But I was quite amazed this morning when I saw that the Padagogy Wheel had been updated. Now at version 2.0, it features another band around the edge focusing on the SAMR Model and on helping teachers (and admins) effectively integrate education technology. This new Padagogy Wheel (which honestly is less about iPads and more about technology integration now) should encourage you to focus on redefining your current standards, the current role tech plays in your classroom, and just about everything else.

Want to print out the poster? Digital Survival. Addressing digital citizenship with the “Digital Citizenship Survival Kit”.

Digital Survival

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. Badura’s “Digital Citizenship Survival Kit.” Padlock. Toothbrush. Permanent Marker. Tube of Toothpaste. Packet of Seeds. Plug In. Mirror. Sheet of Paper. Magnifying Glass.

Strainer. Tattoos. Notebook. Soap. Band-Aids. Pet Tie-Out Cable. Craig Badura (@mrbadura), is pK-12 Intergration Specialist for Aurora Public Schools in Aurora, Nebraska. Like this: Like Loading... When online speech causes in-school problems... Online speech that causes in-school problems leaves school officials feeling as if their hands are tied.

When online speech causes in-school problems...

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? At the International Bullying Prevention Conference held in Seattle, author Richard Guerry presented attendees with an alternate solution that was recently recognized by the School Safety Advocacy Council and awarded its 2010 Exemplary School Safety Program Award.

Guerry’s book Public and Permanent: The Golden Rule of the 21st Century explains that students don’t need to learn separate sexting and cyberbullying lessons. What is the biggest hurdle to teaching students how to use technology responsibly? Snapshot of a Deeper Learning Classroom: Aligning TED Talks to the Four Cs. 21st Century Fluency Institute. Understanding the Digital Generation - Ian Jukes.

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Collaboration Fluency. Media Fluency. Solution Fluency. Creativity Fluency. 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 ).

A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills

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. Here is the poster If you want to publish it on your classroom blog or website use the code below . All About Computer Cookies - Session Cookies, Persistent Cookies,How to Enable/Disable/Manage Cookies. Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom 

Twitter, without a doubt, has become the social network for educators to take their professional development into their own hands.

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom 

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… Education Tech News » Blog Archive Teacher claims 'expectation of privacy' with cell phone. Should teachers expect privacy regarding their cell phones?

Education Tech News » Blog Archive Teacher claims 'expectation of privacy' with cell phone

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. But the phone number DeFranco had given the student was not in service. DeFranco still taught at the school, so police got his new number — a cell phone number — from the SRO. The phone number was listed in the staff handbook/directory and school emergency plan – and wasn’t marked “private,” though others were. During the call, the former student and DeFranco discussed details regarding their sexual relationship. Based on the call, police charged DeFranco with sex crimes. Teacher wants evidence suppressed The judge disagreed, partly because DeFranco often shared his number, indicating it wasn’t private.

Rhondda's Reflections – wandering around the Web. Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools. UserID: iCustID: IsLogged: false IsSiteLicense: false UserType: anonymous DisplayName: TrialsLeft: 0 Trials: Tier Preview Log: Exception pages ( /tm/articles/2012/05/30/fp_barnwell.html ) = NO Internal request ( ) = NO Open House ( 2014-04-14 18:33:01 ) = NO Site Licence : ( ) = NO ACL Free A vs U ( 2100 vs 0 ) = NO Token Free (ZLTF14uOnOqjuk5WTZXv GtuCVImonvzJ8Hc) = NO Blog authoring preview = NO Search Robot ( Firefox ) = NO Purchased ( 0 ) = NO Monthly ( 0684cda2-117e-57c9-1e86-c1cb1127b32c : 3 / 3 ) = NO 0: /teachers/coach_gs_teaching_tips/2012/09/the_new_digital_divide_1.html 1: /tm/articles/2008/09/10/01tln_jolly.h20.html 2: /ew/articles/2012/02/24/22resources_ep.h31.html Can add to monthly ( /tm/articles/2012/05/30/fp_barnwell.html ) = NO Access denied ( -1 ) = NO Internal request ( ) = NO Site Licence : ( ) = NO Search Robot ( EPE Bot ) = YES Access granted ( 5 ) = YES.

Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools

- From the Classroom: Best Tech Practice Video of the Week - Using Twitter as a Lifeline. 0 Comments January 18, 2012 By: Jan 18 Written by: 1/18/2012 4:01 AM ShareThis Shelley Hugghins of White Oak ISD incorporates the iPod touch and Twitter into her high school Spanish lessons.

- From the Classroom: Best Tech Practice Video of the Week - Using Twitter as a Lifeline

Do you have a video showcasing your best use of technology? Video courtesy of Power On Texas, a project of the Texas Education Agency. Alert to All Users of the Disqus commenting system: Because of a recent global security issue, the Disqus website recommends that all users change their Disqus passwords. 45 in 45 by Mike McGowan on Prezi. 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.

Parents will know the password and have access to child's page. 2. Parents can customize their child's settings to make profile safer (privacy, visibility, etc). 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. . © 2011 iMOM. 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.

The videos included in TED are organized under different categories such as : Creativity, Inspiring, Funny, ect. I am assuming you already know TED for if not then you will be missing out on a huge educational resource . Anyway today I am sharing with you some of the most inspirational videos on TED. 1- Jim Toomey: Learning from Sherman the shark 2- Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids. 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. So here the three of them are out on the playground using their “21st Century Skills” to make an awesome little video that will help their classmates learn a new concept. The teacher back inside eating her lunch could not be prouder -- she incorporates tech into her lessons. The shots get made and the three budding filmmakers go back to their regular recess play, with the Flip video camera tucked safely into one of their pockets. Grasping at the moment of opportunity, the one student with the Flip video camera starts to film the misfortune of his classmate. EdRoundtable: The Future of Google+ in Education.

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. Chad KafkaWhen Google adds G+ to Google Apps, it needs to not just be a simple “login” addition like many of the other services are that were add-ons after the main suite of Apps. Google+ should allow for administrators to have control over the G+ domain settings like GMail, Docs, Sites, Video, and Calendar allow for. This will create a way for the Apps admin in each district to control how G+ is used in the district and calm any fears parents or the community would have when it comes to “kids and social networks.” 458 views, 2 today What do you think?

Infographic: The Lowdown on Social Media and College Admissions. Edtechdigest.com © 2010-2014 EdTech Digest. Skip to content ← Trends | Teachers Want More Access to Classroom Technology Rocket Fuel for Youth → Trends | Infographic: The Lowdown on Social Media and College Admissions Posted on January 24, 2012 by victorrivero Created By Coggno.com Share this: Like this: Related Summer MeltIn "guest column" The New College Search RealityIn "Chegg" Trend | Infographic: Social Media and College AdmissionsIn "trends" This entry was posted in trends and tagged are college admissions officers watching you, online reputation management for students, social media and college admissions, student background checks, student facebook behavior, student searches by college admissions officers, students and facebook usage.

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