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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters. ” credit=”flickingerbrad/Flickr It’s becoming less and less effective to block students from websites.

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

When Los Angeles Unified rolled out its one-to-one iPad program, administrators expected to be able to control how students used them both in school and at home. But, not surprisingly, kids are resourceful and students quickly found ways around the security, prompting the district to require students to turn over the devices. Students live in an information-saturated world. Rather than shielding them from the digital world, many agree the most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters. “If we are not teaching the kids to use the web as a vehicle for enhancing learning and teaching them to be the filter, that’s a dereliction of duty.”

A key to making sure good practices stick is to teach research skills when kids need them. Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" James Kennedy » 90-Second Newbery. The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books in 90 seconds or less.

James Kennedy » 90-Second Newbery

Come to one of the following screenings in this year’s tour of the FOURTH ANNUAL 90-Second Newbery! Sunday, January 25, 2015. The CHICAGO SCREENING at Adventure Stage Chicago (1012 N Noble St, Chicago, IL). With co-host Keir Graff (author of The Other Felix). 3-4:30 pm. Make your free reservation here.Saturday, February 7, 2015. About the Film Festival The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which kid filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books in 90 seconds or less. Ever since 1922, the Newbery Medal has been recognized as the most prestigious award in children’s literature. Teachers, here’s a fun project that will get your students reading Newbery winners. The rules: 1. Piktochart Infographic Editor. Social media is about learning, connecting, creating.

Piktochart Infographic Editor

It’s about relationships. It is our landscape. It’s thorny, but it’s here. We need to leverage it. We need to teach in it. 1. 2. 3. iCloud. Drive - Cloud Storage & File Backup for Photos, Docs & More. Sign in. YouTube. Camtasia, Screen Recorder and Video Editor. Screencasting and Video Editing Software. Record Anything.

Screencasting and Video Editing Software

With ScreenFlow you can record any part of your monitor while also capturing your video camera, iOS device, microphone, multi-channel audio device and your computer audio. Edit Everything. The easy-to-use editing interface lets you creatively edit your video, and add additional images, text, music, animations and transitions for a professional-looking screencast. Share Anywhere. Classroom in Context - CLiC (Classroom in Context) - Cengage Learning. EBSCO Discovery Service. School Library Management System Software. Kidblog. Connect With Students and Parents in Your Paperless Classroom.

Blogger. Twitter. Voice. Facebook. Award-winning learning management system for teachers and school administrators. Moodle - Open-source learning platform. For Education – Gagner du temps et rester connecté. Socrative. Text message (SMS) polls and voting, audience response system. Nearpod: Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. AR360. Storyworks. Curriculet. Your Bookmarks and favorites in the cloud. You are the content you publish.

Gale - K-12 - Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) Follett Shelf – eBook Content Management Solution. EBSCO eBooks & Audiobooks. Pearltrees logo png. SubText. Storyworks. Curriculet. Changing the way kids read — and how teachers create, share and teach.


INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero After spending the decade before founding Curriculet as the founder and principal of two KIPP schools, there were two major problems Jason Singer wanted to solve. “First and foremost, I want students to spend their school-age years falling in love with reading and making it a lifelong passion,” says Jason, but “In fact the opposite is true.

By the time students graduate from high school roughly 20 percent of them read for pleasure. So much about Curriculet seeks to solve this problem,” he says of the digital reading platform. Providing this richer more engaging experience will fundamentally revolutionize the reading lives of kids,” says Jason. Victor: What else can you tell me about its development history? Jason: We began working on the vision and design of Curriculet while I was still a sitting principal. Jason: Everything really. Books in the home as important as parents education level: University of Nevada, Reno. Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or China, illiterate or college graduates, parents who have books in the home increase the level of education their children will attain, according to a 20-year study led by Mariah Evans, University of Nevada, Reno associate professor of sociology and resource economics.

Books in the home as important as parents education level: University of Nevada, Reno

For years, educators have thought the strongest predictor of attaining high levels of education was having parents who were highly educated. But, strikingly, this massive study showed that the difference between being raised in a bookless home compared to being raised in a home with a 500-book library has as great an effect on the level of education a child will attain as having parents who are barely literate (3 years of education) compared to having parents who have a university education (15 or 16 years of education).