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Digital Civility on Safer Internet Day 2017. — iKeepSafe Kids. 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] Pinterest Expand Your Use of Google Classroom Google has opened up Google Classroom to users outside of G Suite for Education.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

Users with a personal Google account can now both join and create classes. This opens so many doors for teachers, students, and parents to connect, collaborate and learn. I have created this handy infographic with 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom that goes beyond just the idea of using it for our everyday classrooms. I want you to understand how using Google Classroom outside of your G Suite domain works. I try not to get too technical on this blog, but it’s important to know there are certain domain settings that you will need to make some of the ideas in this post a reality. Depending on the settings at your school and the classes you are joining, some of these ideas may require that you use your personal Google account. 1. 2.

When it comes time to prepare for the SAT and ACT, often times students will form study groups across the area or region. One account.

All of Google. Sign in with your Google Account Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account. Proactive not protective! Digital citizenship should empower students. 6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2017. Listen to this post as a podcast (sponsored by Kiddom): To celebrate the launch of my brand-new, fully redesigned Teacher’s Guide to Tech, I’m hand-picking six ed tech tools that deserve more teachers’ attention.

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2017

These are not all brand-new tools, but I thought each one offered something pretty special for the classroom. Check them out. Picture you and your students in class. But then imagine adding more interactivity: An open-ended question students can respond to right on their tablets. Two new additions have taken Nearpod lessons to entirely new heights: Nearpod 3D offers a library of over 100 stunning 3D objects that can be used in Nearpod lessons. It’s easy to build lessons on your own, using materials you’ve already created, or you can browse the Nearpod Market to purchase beautiful ready-to-use lessons created especially for this platform.

Content Curation In Online Learning: How To Do It Right - eLearning Industry. Common Sense Education. Nine Elements. Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. 1.

Nine Elements

Digital Access: full electronic participation in society. Technology users need to be aware that not everyone has the same opportunities when it comes to technology. Working toward equal digital rights and supporting electronic access is the starting point of Digital Citizenship. 2. 3. 4. Internet Catalogue. SWGfL Digital Literacy - Home.

InCtrl. Scope & Sequence: Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Get Trained Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students.

Scope & Sequence: Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Onboard Students: Digital Passport Introduce students in grades 3-5 to Digital Passport, our award-winning suite of games that help onboard students to the foundational skills of digital citizenship and Internet safety. Teach Lessons: Unit 1 Teach Lessons: Unit 2 5 - Picture Perfect How can photos be changed on the computer, and how can that affect your feelings about the way you look? Image 1. Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship. Teachers have long understood the importance of instilling good citizenship in their students, focusing on social etiquette and how to treat their peers with respect in the course of their daily lives.

Teaching Students Good Digital Citizenship

Today, though, it’s just as important that students understand what kinds of behaviors are acceptable online. Instilling the principles of good digital citizenship can help students become smart, responsible, and respectful members of their online communities. What Is Digital Citizenship? We spend much of our lives today participating in virtual communities — like our social media networks, online forums, and even the comments sections of websites and blogs. Just as there are rules and norms that dictate what it means to be a good citizen in our real-life communities, there are ways to be a good “citizen” in the communities we interact with online.

Media Literacy: Five Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News. As the national attention to fake news and the debate over what to do about it continue, one place many are looking for solutions is in the classroom.

Media Literacy: Five Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News

Since a recent Stanford study showed that students at practically all grade levels can’t determine fake news from the real stuff, the push to teach media literacy has gained new momentum. The study showed that while students absorb media constantly, they often lack the critical thinking skills needed to tell fake news from the real stuff. Teachers are taking up the challenge to change that. NPR Ed put out a social media call asking how educators are teaching fake news and media literacy, and we got a lot of responses. Here’s a sampling from around the country: Fake news “Simon Says” In Scott Bedley’s version of Simon Says, it’s not those two magic words that keep you in the game, but deciding correctly whether a news story is real or not.

Home. 8 digital skills we must teach our children. The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating.

8 digital skills we must teach our children

The speed and volume of information have increased exponentially. Experts are predicting that 90% of the entire population will be connected to the internet within 10 years. With the internet of things, the digital and physical worlds will soon be merged. 14 Digital Literacy Activities. Following a PD session I was involved with yesterday on creating Digital Literacies I have compiled 14 activities with both student and teacher guidance notes included focussing on four aspects of digital literacies.

14 Digital Literacy Activities

Still Images, Digital Sound, Moving Images and Digital Text. These activities are aimed at students from years 5 - 9 but you could easily adjust them to suit the needs of older and younger students. These activities can be set as either an independent task or as a whole class activity. Still Images Design a Robot This digital learning object allows you to build robots for specific purposes Cartoon Capers This cartoon shows what many people thought about Labour leader Kevin Rudd during the 2007 federal election campaign.

The Riddle of the Black Panther This is a series of three interactive learning objects which focus on a rumour that a black panther is loose near the town of Flotsam. Digital Literacy/Digital Citizenship. What is Media Literacy?