Raising good digital citizens At a glance Today's kids need new skills to behave safely and responsibly online. Good digital citizenship follows the same basic rules as good citizenship in the offline world. Filters only prevent some kinds of unsuitable material being accessed via your computer; parents still need to be vigilant. It's important for parents to model good online behaviour – such as courtesy, obeying the law (not downloading something illegally) and protecting yourself. We're always reminding our kids to "pick up after yourself" and "cover your mouth when you cough", but lately many parents have had to add rules like "don't bring your mobile to the dinner table" and more importantly, "don't use my credit card to shop online".
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
Learning Materials The Yepes webpage includes an invaluable resource tool for intermediate and advanced learners. The site includes Yepes and... see more The Yepes webpage includes an invaluable resource tool for intermediate and advanced learners. Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership 2 minutes read Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership by TeachThought Staff Digital Citizenship has become one of the more symbolic phrases that represents the significant impact technology has made on our behavior and interactions. What is the definition of digital citizenship?
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.
Authentic Assessment Toolbox Home Page to the Authentic Assessment Toolbox, a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning. Inside, you will find chapters on A good place to start -- In this chapter I identify the characteristics, strengths and limitations of authentic assessment; compare and contrast it with traditional (test-based) assessment. Why has authentic assessment become more popular in recent years? When can it best serve assessment needs? After a brief overview, follow a detailed, four-step process for creating an authentic assessment.
Digital Citizenship School Program Download Digital Citizenship Agreements On an August morning in 1991 the World Wide Web had officially been introduced into our lives. Had we any idea at the time the change that was to come? What may have seemed like a novelty at first began to attract more and more curiosity and interest as we started to see its potential. Potential became necessity and invention spawned again and again. The Internet we know today grows exponentially. 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.
Baruch College's Guide to Financial Statements - Online Tutorial Development of written content, media assets, narration, interactive activities, and tutorial technology: Kognito Interactive (www.kognito.com) Main content contributor and reviewer: Professor Ping Zhou (Stan Ross Department of Accountancy) Other content contributors and reviewers: Professor Armen Hovakimian (Department of Economics and Finance), Brian Kell (Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity), Louise Klusek (Newman Library), Dennis Slavin (Associate Provost)
Developing students' digital literacy The issue Even today’s students need support with some areas of digital practice, particularly in an academic context, so it’s important to make sure that these needs are met. While employability is an obvious driver, developing learners who can learn and thrive in a digital society is a key role for universities and colleges. We define digital literacies as the capabilities which fit someone for living, learning and working in a digital society. To help with thinking about this, we have outlined six elements for consideration, which can be seen in the following diagram. What you can do
45 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools [UPDATE April 2016] Last Updated on December 8th, 2019 If you want to know what’s happening with your brand’s social networking sites you need social media monitoring tools. Before you reach for your wallet and start to spend money try out some of the free social media monitoring services. This way you will get an understanding of what is available and if you need any paid services to monitor social media. Social media monitoring definitionThe activity of tracking social media channels. Organizations measure and use social media analytics tools to find out where are the discussions about them, their competition and other topics of interest.
Turn Pictures Into Stories With Fotobabble This morning I shared an old post about Fotobabble on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page. In response to that post Stewart Whitney shared his experience of using the Fotobabble iPhone app. Stewart's comment got me to try the Fotobabble iOS app. Fotobabble is a free service that allows you to quickly turn a picture into an audio picture story. Using Fotoabble is easy, just upload an image to Fotobabble, allow Fotobabble to access your computer's microphone, and start recording your voice.