Digital Compass is a new tool released by Common Sense Media to help kids learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship and digital literacy through playing interactive games designed specifically for grades 6-9. The games came in the form of a simulation of the digital world we live in and provides kids with an informed understanding of the implications involved in creating digital identities.
This entry in the "3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tip" video series shows how easy it is to 'flip' any YouTube video with the structured tool set provided at ed.ted.com. These lessons can be public or private, and the easy to use tools let teachers add associated content, a brief quiz, and online discussions associate with the video that is the focus point of the lesson. TedEd is totally free, and teachers get summary feedback on lesson views, quiz results, discussions, etc.
13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach
13 digital research tools and resources (one is a video), each complemented by a lesson on credibility and research for the 21st century student who has grown up in an age of information abundance, but contextual scarcity
As cool as technology is, its intricacies and inner workings are sometimes intimidating, especially for young people who may be more interested in what technology can do for them rather than what they can do with technology.
Trying to figure out if your lessons are resonating? Time to consider the idea of becoming a ‘sticky teacher’ and seeing how it works in the classroom. Here are a few quick tips that will help you understand how to make your lessons actually stick to your students’ brains. These are the fundamental ideas and …
the need for a radical rethinking of the role of schools in the education of our childrenchange towards more self-directed learning has to be driven from the highest levels of policy and curriculum administration
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