Building a positive digital footprint is easy. Just use these four steps to showcase your online presence, stay safe and act ethically in our digital environment. Be proud and put your best digital foot forward.
A good rule of thumb for any classroom use of cellphones: the lesson/activity must be engaging as well as productive. You don’t want technology for the sake of technology (and students aren’t going to be intrinsically fascinated with a device they use routinely when they’re outside of school). If the students don’t enjoy what they’re doing, they will be more tempted to use their phones inappropriately..
On Saturday, I had the wonderful opportunity of leading a workshop on Digital Citizenship at the National Liberty Museum here in Philadelphia. One of the most important conversations to have at the start of the day is about ...
Seventeen-year-old Kevin Curwick, an Osseo High School football team captain, is using a "Nice Things" Twitter page to fight cyber bullies and compliment his classmates, but much to his surprise, now people across the world are returning the favor.
Facebook's latest new feature has social network experts forecasting online Armageddon for photo privacy, concerned that Youtube users are clicking to allow the new photo sync capability without even knowing what they're using.
Cyber Surf Island is a playable, web-based game world for school children from grades 3 to 8. By playing simple games, the children learn about online threats ranging from malware to internet predators to cyber bullies. Schools can compete against each other for points and winning schools get a visit from a real FBI agent!
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test.