"Not long ago, a teacher had nothing more to rely on than knowledge, textbooks and a few markers. Technology has slowly changed that in the past few years, with the Internet, multimedia programs and computers increasing their presence in the classroom. But with the rise of tablet tech, the student-teacher experience is facing a subtle revolution: joining the trend makes students feel as if they’re part of an environment that’s desirable because people speak their native languages. As the iPad becomes a teaching tool, classrooms are transformed into contemporary settings."
by Natalie Parents know that it's not safe to allow children unrestricted access to the internet. You wouldn't let little Jimmy run around all willy-nilly in a strange city and you surely wouldn't allow anything of the sort in cyberspace, right?
"Professor Garfield http://www.infinitelearninglab.org/ is a free resource developed in part by the Virginia Department of Education. Professor Garfield teaches students how to be safe online, how to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, and how to decide if something is a fact or an opinion. These educational activities can be done online or on free Professor Garfield apps; Online Safety, Fact or Opinion, Cyberbullying. All"
"We all panic when our iPad starts acting up, well no wonder its costly. But sometimes the source of the panic can be dealt with using some simple tips. Other times prevention is better than cure, in other words, instead of waiting till our iPad gets "cranky" then start looking how to fix it, we can prevent such mishaps with proper usage."
While 'the internet' and 'manners' don't tend to pop up in the same sentence very often (at least not in the positive sense), there are a number of ways that manners really do matter when you're interacting online.
Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post. If it seems like your kids are constantly plugged in, tapping away on their iPhones, obsessively gaming and SnapChatting way more than they're actually ...
The importance of students being aware of what they share on social media websites. Obviously, pictures are the most shared digital content on such platforms. In Facebook alone millions of pictures are uploaded to it daily. Given this explosive growth of online photo sharing, we are hard pressed to teach our students and kinds about the ethics behind online photo sharing.