2018 Update: What Happens In An Internet Minute by Lori Lewis Radio listening remains strong; Nielsen's Comparable Metrics Report reveals radio reaches 93% of the U.S. each week. The audience relies on us at work, at home and in the car. They trust we'll curate the best music, and keep them entertained and informed.We also know they have other choices. And some of those choices are today's best time sucks.So as a follow up to our 2017 version of "What Happens in an Internet Minute" - here is an update of what's going on right now in 2018 as we're pushing out music logs, coaching talent, collaborating with advertising partners all the while captivating the airwaves.It's a battle for consumer bandwidth every 60 seconds.
SWGfL Digital Literacy - Curriculum Overview Return to the Top KEYFS / Key Stage 1Key Stage 2Key Stage 3Key Stage 4 / 5Download this page (PDF) Games to Teach the Dewey Decimal System Tired of your students telling you they can't find books for their reports in the library? If so, they might be ready for a refresher or even a first lesson on the Dewey Decimal System. However, a lecture on Melvil Dewey's library organization system and its 10 major divisions can be quite boring. Instead, excite your students about using the library through Dewey Decimal games. Race for the Book
Fake News: Recommendations - Media Literacy Clearinghouse If you read any news story about “fake news” in the past 18 months, you no doubt came across the phrase “media literacy.” From the various news stories and blog posts, I have compiled the following recommendations and advice. (NOTE: lesson plans, handouts and related videos are posted near the bottom of this list) Newest materials are posted last.
What Does Facebook Know About You : The Scary Facts If you’ve read a news website, turned on the TV or not been under a rock over the past few weeks, then there is a good chance you’ve heard of a guy named Edward Snowden. He’s the US analyst who is currently stuck in a Russian airport looking for asylum because he exposed that – surprise, surprise – the US government/NSA had been spying on pretty much everyone. (parody) via BoingBoing.com This case has helped bring to the surface a vocal part of the internet that is – rightly so – pushing and promoting this issue as much as possible in an attempt to let people know: ‘Hey, these guys are getting information on you without you knowing!’
Ma vie n'est pas un spectacle - Conseil de l'Europe Instructions 1. Start with a brief brainstorming session on bullying. Ask participants to take a couple of minutes to think about bullying, what it is and how it is manifested. Then collect their answers and write them on a flipchart. 2. Battling Fake News in the Classroom In this post-election period, there has been a lot of discussion about fake news, particularly about how it is spread and shared online, and whether it influenced the recent presidential election. On November 22, Stanford University released an influential study showing that middle and high school students—and even some in college—have trouble distinguishing which online resources are credible. The inescapable fact is that young people need to be prepared for the Wild West of information that they live in and will grow up in. It is also imperative that we, as educators, prepare young people for the important job of responsible and informed citizenship. Media Literacy and “Crap Detection” Teaching media literacy is not new, but with the explosion of social media and the lightning speeds at which information is shared, critical evaluation skills have never been more important.
Refine web searches - Google Search Help You can use symbols or words in your search to make your search results more precise. Google Search usually ignores punctuation that isn’t part of a search operator. Don’t put spaces between the symbol or word and your search term. A search for site:nytimes.com will work, but site: nytimes.com won’t. Refine image searches - SIP Benchmark III Do you want to monitor time your child spends in the Internet? Would you like to guarantee s/he cannot access pornographic websites? Do you want to protect your child from other online threats like gambling, drugs & self-harm, racist content and violence & crime? Fake sites 1 Introduction to fake websites Librarians and educators need to be able to illustrate to students and users alike that websites cannot always be trusted to provide truthful and accurate data. This page provides examples of websites that are full of lies, inaccuracies or false information - either for amusement or for more worrying reasons. The list does not include phishing sites however; these are intended to fool a person into believing that they are visiting a legitimate bank site for example; there are already plenty of links to these online already.
eTwinningSchools - eSafety label Did we have permission to upload that student's photos? Is a student or teacher being cyberbullied? Are our teachers sufficiently trained to work with ICT in the classroom? Have the school computers been infected by a virus? Did a student cheat in a test by using a mobile phone?