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Cyber-Five Internet Safety ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games.

Webonauts Academy - Teachers Because it addresses issues of web safety‚ information literacy and digital citizenship‚ Webonauts Internet Academy can be a great tool for classrooms and school media centers. Teachers‚ librarians and technology coordinators can support student learning by using the game in the following ways: As a warm-up activity to a unit on cybersafety.The game is a helpful lead-in to a discussion about profiles and what’s appropriate to include and share with others. The same is true for the topic of credibility and the importance of verifying sources of information. U.S. Copyright Office U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index Welcome to the U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index.

Classroom Posters and Resources for Teaching Students about Digital Citizenship August 13, 2014 After posting about the iPad apps you should try in the first week of this new school year and after learning about the 26 questions students should be able to answer during this week, now comes the turn to talk to your students about digital citizenship, a concept of high importance for students overall development as good citizens. Here are some resources I specifically curated for you to use during the first week of this school year. What is Digital Citizenship ?Digital citizenship is : etiquette, access, responsibility, using internet effectively, communication, digital literacy, media literacy, search literacy,critical literacy, social media literacy, respect, privacy, appropriate use, sharing, participation, creation, your internet trail, information literacy. Watch this wonderful video to learn more about digital citizenship

Webonauts Academy - Parents Webonauts Internet Academy is more than a game. It’s an opportunity to engage your child in what it means to be a “digital citizen” — someone who respects others on the web and in everyday encounters away from the screen. To get the most out of the game‚ consider doing the following: It’s all C.R.A.P.: Four Principles of Design What a bunch of C.R.A.P.! There are four principles of design that we want you to get under your belt. If you’re a designer, you’ll know this stuff already. If you’re a programmer, you might not. What’s important to understand is that if you can get these 4 principles under your belt, then over time you’ll develop a feel for why designs don’t work, and you’ll identify that really, really fast. It’s like you’ll have some secret superpower.

12 Sites That Will Teach You Coding for Free There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed. Where can I find advice on Internet Safety to help me protect my children? - There is a dazzling array of helpline and support websites with advice on internet safety available to parents online. A parent may well be at a loss to find a useful site so we’ve gathered some here that may of use. Internet Safety Help and Advice Make IT Secure (www.makeitsecure.org) – This Irish website provides information on how to protect your computer and how to safely enjoy the benefits of connecting to the internet. Kid Smart (www.kidsmart.org.uk) – is an award winning practical internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents, and agencies, produced by the children’s internet charity Childnet International.

Standards Education technology standards to transform learning and teaching The time for major change in education is now. In a world where rapid advances in technology have a profound impact on the ways we work, communicate and live, education has struggled to keep pace. The ISTE Standards work together to support educators, students and leaders with clear guidelines for the skills and knowledge necessary to move away from the factory model. These are not the typical boxes educators need to check.

5 Website Builders You Should See Let’s get this out of the way – WordPress is one of the most used website builders (or content management systems) in the world. It’s famous, powerful, flexible and enables you to have a piece of the internet real estate – your own website. Now that I’ve flattered it, the key question is – is it the right website builder for you? I’m guessing that you found this discussion here because you’re looking for some alternatives to WordPress. Maybe you just want to better understand the choices available to you to enable you to build your own website, or maybe you got frustrated with learning how to use WordPress (it does have a steeper learning curve, after all). Either way, this article will go over some WordPress alternatives, and direct you to some more in-depth discussions on how these other website builder choices compare to WordPress.

Faux Paw's Adventures in the Internet Faux Paws Adventures in the Internet teaches kids the basics of Internet safety: how to keep personal information safe, to keep away from Internet strangers, and to go to an adult for help when they see anything online that makes them uncomfortable. Learn more and get involved: Playlists:Faux Paw the Techno Cat On Cyber Safety for Kids: Tips: Media-trician: Net Safety: Educators: Language: and Reputation: Safe Quick Tips: Technology In The Classroom: Tips For New Teachers To Use Technology In The Classroom Register Now and join a community of a million educators. Take 30 seconds to register (it's free!) and: Access our downloadable Back To School Starter PacksComment on videosGet help - and help others - in our Q&A section Register Now Already registered?

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