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1-to-1 Essentials Program

1-to-1 Essentials Program
Helping schools, families, and students harness the power of 1-to-1 devices responsibly. Rolling out a 1-to-1 technology program can be a daunting task for any school or district. After talking to some of the most forward-thinking 1-to-1 administrators and teachers, we've got the inside scoop ... and we're here to share it with you! 1-to-1 Essentials offers the guidance you need in order to proactively, rather than reactively, address issues that schools commonly face when going 1-to-1. We encourage you to explore, customize, and choose the resources that will best support your school community. Use our Suggested Order Checklist, or just dive right in! Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Join the Conversation! Create a free account at to post your own 15-second reply about going 1-to-1. Special Thanks We've built our 1-to-1 Essentials Program around best practices from dedicated 1-to-1 educators.

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HTG Explains: What the DMCA Is and How it Affects the Internet The Digital Millennium Contract is a US law passed in 1998 in an attempt to modernize copyright law to deal with the Internet. The DMCA has a number of provisions, but we’ll be focusing on the ones that have most affected the web we have today. In particular, we’ll be focusing on the “notice and takedown” provisions that provide “safe harbor” for many service providers, as well as the anti-circumvention provisions that criminalize many common actions. Safe Harbor & Takedown Notices

New Tool Helps Teachers Find the Best Tech Summer's here, which means it's time for holidays, beach days, cookouts, and camp. But for many of the country's dedicated teachers, it's also time to start planning for the next school year. This week, thousands of teachers and administrators are in San Antonio, TX for the annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. This is one of the leading events for educators who are passionate about using technology in their classrooms. We're taking this opportunity to announce our new online resource for all K-12 teachers called Graphite. Just as we are dedicated to helping parents and kids find the highest quality media from all of the options out there, Graphite is free, and part of our mission to improve opportunities for all kids to succeed with today’s technology wherever they are -- at home and at school.

Paper Slide Video: Your Next (or First) BYOD Technology Integration Project <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div>

Professional Development for Educators What is the Arizona Technology Integration Matrix? The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, collaborative, constructive, authentic, and goal directed (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). 5 best iPad apps to teach programming - (Private Browsing) While Scratch continues to be my favorite gateway-drug to computer programming, my current students don’t have ready access to desktop or laptop computers. We do, however, have iPads so I’ve been looking at apps to introduce the concepts of branches, loops and conditional statements. Here are my top 5 favorites so far: Daisy the Dinosaur Price: FreeDifficulty: BeginneriTunes link: Daisy the Dinosaur is a simple drag-and-drop introduction to programming.

Cyber Safety : InformED Its always good to be cautious while on the internet. There are people in the cyber world who want to do harm to you or your computer. These are some good tips to keep in mind while you are surfing: Be careful about what you put on the web. Its on there forever and can be used to trace back to you at any time. Keep track of who you interact with on the internet. Archived Events-RED Events Implementation Webinar 10 TITLE: Financial Implications & Impact of Technology-transformed Schools DATE: June 12, 2013 Click here to download the presentation Click here to listen to the presentation Implementation Webinar 9 TITLE: Transformational School Leadership for the Digital Age DATE: May 15, 2013 Click here to download the presentation Click here to listen to the presentation Implementation Webinar 8 TITLE: Teaching and Learning in the 1:1 Environment DATE: April 17, 2013

Early Literacy iPad Apps....selected by the Children's Librarians Did you know that certain technology and devices can enhance the learning experience for pre-readers? iPads offer a multi-sensory tool for engaging a child in a creative, collaborative environment. Touchscreen technology.... PDK Washington State Chapter #1599 PDK Journal: Washington State Kappan Our quality Washington State Kappan journal will be published two times per year with the first publication this fall. This is a quality peer-reviewed journal. We encourage you to read it and submit articles. Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don'ts Do delete content. Since you are mirroring the computer's iTunes Library onto the iPods, deleting items from iTunes will delete them from the iPods. After you no longer have a need for a podcast, video, or audiobook, delete it so it is not taking up room and cluttering up the iPods. Chances are you want to use this content with a future class.

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.

Web 2.0 for the Under 13s crowd Jul 05 As I lamented in my last post, many of the fabulous Web tools out there are restricted to users 13 and over. This limits what Elementary/Primary schools students can access online to create content to collaborate.