Telescopic Text → Resources → How to use the writing tools Follow this tutorial if you need help using the writing tools. Type your starting text, up to 140 characters. The tools to edit and expand your Telescopic Text will now appear. Roll over any part of the interface and a hint will appear. To turn these hints off, click the yellow Hints button so that it turns grey. You can turn it back on by clicking it again. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 of The Best Tools for Creating Digital Learning Portfolios November 22 , 2016 Over the last few years we have reviewed several educational web tools and mobile apps that allow students to create and share digital portfolios. In today’s post we are featuring some of our favourite titles and the ones we would recommend the most to teachers. Although the selection is subjective but is, nonetheless, based on an insider knowledge of the multiple advantages of each of these tools and well as on their growing popularity among educators and teachers. Have a look and share with us your feedback. Enjoy
Technology and Copyright Law: A “Futurespective” ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More 15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity Kids born after the year 2000 have never lived a day without the internet. Everything in their lives is captured in silicon chips and chronicled on Facebook. Algorithms track how quickly they complete their homework; their text message confessions and #selfies are whisked to the cloud. Yet the massive digital ecosystem they inherited is fragile, broken, and unsafe.
The Reader This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving short film commissioned by Bells and directed by Greg Gray. In the lesson students write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss literacy strategies. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
2017, Mobile Learning and Trends Today, the world is changing at a faster pace than ever before. Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things. Learning and development strategies of companies must change with time to address the emerging challenges. Organizations need to adopt modern tools and techniques that enable the people to learn in a most efficient manner.
NetFamilyNews Actually, the library is both a filter and a developer of the most effective filter there is: the software between students' ears (as my co-director Larry Magid first put it years ago). It's a great filter as school's nerve center of media competency and literacy (hopefully including new media as well as the traditional kind). As for the filter the library helps develop in students' heads: If properly developed, it can guide and empower them the rest of their lives. Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum NEW! Learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through choose-your-own-adventure interactive experiences DIGITAL COMPASS - Where are you headed? The only educational game that gives kids the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can impact their relationships and future. Bring a blended-learning approach to teaching digital citizenship DIGITAL BYTES teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas.
What is a Global Digital Citizen and Why Does the World Need Them? One of the questions we’re asked most often is “what is a Global Digital Citizen?” Being a Global Digital Citizen is about more than just being a citizen of Earth. These are leaders, learners, and creators. Blue Bird This EFL lesson is designed around a short film inspired by a poem by Charles Bukowski. Students watch the short film and write a verse of poetry inspired by the short film. Students then listen and read the poem. For homework they find out information about the life of the poet. A Guide to using Social Media Monitoring Tools Does my business really need Social Media Monitoring Tools? Marketing guru and consumer behaviourist, Steuart Henderson Britt, was once quoted as saying, “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you’re doing but nobody else does”. Fast forward to 2017 and businesses are presented with a whole new dilemma – not that of being seen by the metaphorical girl, but rather, listening to what she has to say. Like most things however, the social media monitoring tools leveraged in the pursuit of comprehensive online listening aren’t created equal.
Project (About this Essay) I. Introduction Parents, teachers, and policy makers have not yet come to consensus regarding the tools, rules, and/or expectations in the implementation of on-line safety curricula. Those of us committed to implementing fully integrated 21st century classrooms are left in a bit of a quandary regarding what to teach, when to teach it, and whose responsibility it is to ensure it is taught. This lack of cohesion regarding the potential message and sender hinders schools that are pro-actively trying to improve the appropriate and successful use of technology as a powerful learning tool.