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Guidelines for Digital Sharing for Teachers. TechNotes Blog. Tips for Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet. You’ve decided to use tech in your library, classroom or home environment.

Tips for Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet

You’re excited about bringing the concepts your student(s) are learning in school to life. However, when you think about the people on the Internet whom kids might encounter, they look a little like this: Image Credit: Maximum Fire & Security If this is you, you’re not alone. You are also wise to worry about strangers on the Internet. Look for sites that comply with your country’s privacy regulations. If you are in charge of student usernames and passwords, and/or have access to sensitive information about students, and must store them outside of a personal computer or device, use a password-protected document or print them out and store them where others cannot access them. Strangers are not the only people you should worry about on the Internet. Many times, kids exploit Internet sites and features from inside the home. Like this: Like Loading... Solve 50% of Tech Problems with 16 Simple Solutions.

The Number One reason–according to students–why their computer doesn’t work is… It’s broken.

Solve 50% of Tech Problems with 16 Simple Solutions

As a teacher, I hear this daily, often followed by the solution, I need a different computer. My students innately think computer problems are something they can’t solve. I asked them what happened in class when I wasn’t there to fix the problem, or at home. I usually got a shrug and one of these responses: My classroom teacher can’t fix them.My mom/dad can’t fix them.The school tech people couldn’t get there fast enough. Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies. April 2018: Find your ed tech passion. I feel technology should always support teaching and learning in a meaningful way.

April 2018: Find your ed tech passion

And I know you do, too. As educators, we try new ideas, hardware, and software as they become available. But how do you decide on your real passion in the area of educational technology? I challenge you to step back from your experimentation with the “cool new thing”, whatever that might be, and go deep into a topic you are interested in and passionate about. Screencasting. Curriculum for Cue (robotics - Dash and Dot) The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning. Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic!

Includes guides to digital scavenger hunts, the Library of Congress, digital safety, badges, flipped classrooms, and more. – jwrightteaches

This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and most popular resources available today.

The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning

We’ve combed through hundreds of resources in order to narrow down our guides into something easy to read, easy to use, and easy to share. Below are links to the guides we have made so far. They’re always a work in progress so be sure to let us know if we missed something or if you have more resources you want us to call out in the guides. We’re always looking for the best and most useful resources so don’t be shy, share! Just click on the title or image of each guide to view that particular resource. The Teacher’s Guide To Twitter Twitter has proven itself to be an indispensable tool for educators around the globe. FriEdTechnology. Alice Keeler's Blog: List of All Posts.

Alice Keeler's blog includes posts about student-centered digital assessments, Google tips and tricks, digital doodling, and much more. – jwrightteaches

How to Remove the Background from Pictures of People in 3 Clicks. Posted February 28, 2019 by Nick LaFave under Content Creation Remove the Background Automatically Remove.bg, short for “remove background” is the easiest way to remove the background from photos of people.

How to Remove the Background from Pictures of People in 3 Clicks

Just upload or share the URL of a photo and the background will be removed instantly. Currently, it only works with images containing at least one person. Powered by Artificial Intelligence Removing the background from images can be tedious. Get Creative With Remove.bg, students can get green screen affects without a green screen. More Than People? Background Burner is a great tool for removing the background form pictures that aren’t of people. How will you use bg in the classroom? Websites That Help Elementary Students Find Their Next Read. Classroom teachers, librarians AND PARENTS have the very important job of keeping a book in every child's possession with the hopes that they pick it up, read it and enjoy it.

Websites That Help Elementary Students Find Their Next Read

Often times when students finish a book they loved they ask to find a similar book to read or look for one on a similar topic. Many adults use Goodreads to search for recommendations but I know elementary teachers look for more simplistic tools for their students. Here are a few sites that will help elementary students find their next read without having to sign into an account of any sort. YourNextRead.com YourNextRead.com is a great site to use to find new books to read that are similar to ones the reader may have enjoyed in the past. Bookfinder.