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Webonauts Internet Academy Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! Webinars In the Works… We are in the process of incorporating Connected Learning TV (CLTV, into our website. Our webinar programming will soon adopt the Connected Learning TV name and more importantly, the programming will continue to be the high-quality, innovative content that’s become the standard at CLTV. We have already begun hosting CLTV programming here at Educator Innovator, and all of the CLTV video archives have been moved here under the “Webinar Archive” tab below. You can find the profiles and case studies that were at on our community publishing site, Digital Is. Educator Innovator is a strong community of partners and educators working to redefine education, and CLTV at Educator Innovator will only strengthen this effort to improve education for our nation’s youth. Engaging Teens as Changemakers: A Case Study Air Date: Feb 7, 2017 04:00 pm –0:500 pm PST How can you engage teens to be Changemakers? What Makes a Good Problem?

Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum – Know your web – Good to Know – Google At Google we believe in the power of education and the promise of technology to improve the lives of students and educators -- leading the way for a new generation of learning in the classroom and beyond. But no matter what subject you teach, it is important for your students to know how to think critically and evaluate online sources, understand how to protect themselves from online threats from bullies to scammers, and to think before they share and be good digital citizens. Google has partnered with child safety experts at iKeepSafe, and also worked with educators themselves to develop lessons that will work in the classroom, are appropriate for kids, and incorporate some of the best advice and tips that Google's security team has to offer. Class 1: Become an Online Sleuth In this class, students will identify guidelines for evaluating the credibility of content online. We are always looking to improve these classes.

2 Useful Tools to Create Rubrics for Your Class 1- RubiStar RubiStar is probably the most popular tool for rubric making. It allows users to easily create rubrics based on pre-made templates. Registered users can edit and save their rubrics. RubiStar is also free . 2- iRubric This is another wonderful rubric making platform where users get to :Build a rubric in minutes using Rubric Studio. Save The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus Help Save The ENDANGERED From EXTINCTION! The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus Rare photo of the elusive tree octopus The Pacific Northwest tree octopus (Octopus paxarbolis) can be found in the temperate rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula on the west coast of North America. An intelligent and inquisitive being (it has the largest brain-to-body ratio for any mollusk), the tree octopus explores its arboreal world by both touch and sight. Reaching out with one of her eight arms, each covered in sensitive suckers, a tree octopus might grab a branch to pull herself along in a form of locomotion called tentaculation; or she might be preparing to strike at an insect or small vertebrate, such as a frog or rodent, or steal an egg from a bird's nest; or she might even be examining some object that caught her fancy, instinctively desiring to manipulate it with her dexterous limbs (really deserving the title "sensory organs" more than mere "limbs",) in order to better know it. Why It's Endangered

Generation Like: Video Are You What You “Like”? February 18, 2014, 9:41 pm ET · by Nathan Tobey Even if we don’t realize it, most of us make decisions about social media every day. In the lead-up to “Generation Like,” FRONTLINE asked you to share how you use social and how it’s affecting your lives. What Did “Generation Like” Think of “Generation Like”? August 5, 2014, 9:14 pm ET · by Moira Lavelle In “Generation Like,” teens told FRONTLINE that social media makes them feel empowered. Who Profits from the Game of “Likes?” February 18, 2014, 10:00 pm ET · by Nathan Tobey Join our chat with “Generation Like” correspondent Douglas Rushkoff, producer Frank Koughan, theAudience CEO Oliver Luckett, and guest questioner Kurt Wagner, social media reporter for Mashable. Alissa Quart: From Gen X to Z: Teens and the New Cool February 18, 2014, 9:40 pm ET Today, “coolness is about giving everything. Jason Calicanis: You Are Your Own Media Company February 18, 2014, 9:40 pm ET Mark Andrejevic: We Are All “Lab Rats” Online

Can I Use an Image from the Internet? How to Credit the Source? 17 Jul 2012 The handy flowchart style poster should help you decide whether or not you can a particular image on your website. If yes, the poster also suggest way on how you can properly credit the original source of the photograph. couch mode print story How should you Credit Images on Website? The handy flowchart will help you decide whether or not you can use a particular image on your website. The post is a collective effort of Pia Bijkerk, Erin Loechner and Yvette van Boven. Also see: How to Cite Tweets

5 Ways to Add Interactive Elements to Your Videos Over the last few days I've featured a couple of free tools for adding interactive elements to your videos. In the last year I've reviewed a few other services and methods for doing the same thing. This is a round-up of the ways that you can add interactive elements to your videos. The first four tools could be used by students to create a series of choose your own adventure videos. These tools could be used by teachers to enhance the short videos that they create for flipped lessons. YouTube has annotation tools built right into the editor that you can use when you upload your own content to the site. The Mad Video is a new service for creating interactive videos. Embed Plus is a handy tool for editing and annotating videos that you find on YouTube. wireWax is a new service that takes the concept of YouTube annotations and makes it much better. Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that you can use to create video-based quizzes.

Cyberbullying guidance for schools Cyberbullying: Understand, Prevent and Respond Guidance for Schools Cyberbullying is a form of bullying, and research reveals it has increased to affect 12% of young people in this country. This Guidance is designed to support schools in preventing and responding to cyberbullying. The Guidance comprises of four main sections below. You can view or download the Guidance as a complete document, and below we have the four sections that make up this full Guidance, including further resources and examples from some schools.

Blog Mentor Text - Teacher's Blog Scope & Sequence Get Trained Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students. 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? Teach Lessons: Unit 3 Extend Learning: Digital Bytes Challenge teens to take a real-world look at digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities in Digital Bytes. Give Assessment Assess your students’ learning of lesson objectives and gauge their understanding and attitudes through interactive unit-level assessments. Engage Families Invite parents into the conversation with our Connecting Families program and resources.

Teach With Web 2.0 - home Can you google that? – informationssökning på engelska Att internet flyttat in i våra klassrum är det ingen som har missat, men att det smugit sig in bland kunskapskraven är det många som missat, försöker låtsas om att de inte sett eller helt enkelt tycker är riktigt jobbigt. Men det finns ju där, vad vi än tycker om det. Det ska undervisas och bedömas, säga vad man vill om det. Att gå in på hur relevant och effektivt eleverna återanvänder sina sökresultat i sin egna produktion är en diskussion i sig, men nu tänkte jag fokusera på själva undervisningen. Can you google that? Som en del av övningen gör eleverna en självskattning, hämtad från bedömningsstödet. Efter genomgång och självskattning får eleverna öva på att söka information. Filen med övningen kan ni hämta här. Den som följt min blogg känner säkert igen frågorna, de är hämtade från det här inlägget. När vi avslutat denna övning kommer eleverna att få genomföra något av de olika prov som finns i Skolverkets bedömningsstöd.