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Top 10 Tips for Students to Become Cyber Smart and Safe ...

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At Anastasis Academy we are a 1:1 BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) school with EVERY student using technology throughout the day every day.
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Scullin: Pinellas schools focus on cyberbullying this week - Tbo.com

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Five Apps designed to assists writers.

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Cyberbulling can be addressed.  Here's an example on Tampa area school that is taking on the problem.   

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Emotions role in Education

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An Outstanding Internet Safety Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Parents

An Outstanding Internet Safety Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Parents | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning ... Here is a handy cheat sheet made particularly for those of you who think they are not tech-savvy enough to carry out internet control safety planning for their kids.
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Campus Safety Magazine

Video Management Software Best Practices for Education- Campus Safety Magazine: #SecurityNews http://t.co/hZIbEFzA6d
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Tech professor establishes minority organization

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 Lyda Garcia, visiting assistant professor at Texas Tech, has become the faculty adviser for a new organization on campus — Minorities in STEAM.
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Apps for essays

Five Apps designed to assists writers.

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These 5 Apps Improve Grammar and CompositionPosted: 09/23/2013 11:02
 

Ah, grammar and writing! Impossible for most to master, this subject will be key throughout your child's life. Being skilled at writing and knowing grammar rules as they apply helps bolster essays (particularly on standardized tests!). As well, an eloquently worded argument can be so much more convincing. These five apps, some for younger and others older students, tackle grammar & composition.

Grammaropolis - Complete Edition $12.99

Grammaropolis is so comprehensive in its teaching of the parts of speech! Each part of speech has it's own character, like Nelson Noun, so younger students can understand the function of each part of speech when they see them in action. Grammaropolis focuses on the parts of speech by placing each part of speech into its own "town." Students work their way through a map of the town coming across different activities for instruction and assessment. Quizzes are placed along the way in each town, and there are a number of additional quizzes available for continued practice and assessment.

iWriteWords (Handwriting Game) $2.99

The friendly and easy interface, customization features, bright colors and graphics males this award-winning app very lovable. iWriteWords teaches letter and number formations as well as words. Students follow the marked path, tracing the letters on the screen. Cute graphics pop up once students complete writing out the words. When a level is completed in letter or number formation, children can play back the writing they did with a video play button.

A+ Writing Prompts $4.99

A+ Writing Prompts is a fantastic way to create and complete interactive writing assignments. This pricier version is chock full of prompt packs and generators grouped in five categories: Sketches, Scenes, Texts, Words, and News. There is unlimited potential for generating random and effective writing prompts (the developer boasts more than 1 billion), so educators and students will get far more than their money's worth out of the app.

Grammar App HD by Tap To Learn 99 cents

Good grammar is a cornerstone of good writing; this app makes it possible. With 200 tutorials, practice exercises, and grammar games, this app is a great tool for reviewing concepts and making grammar practice enjoyable. This app covers all kinds of grammar topics, from parts of speech to passive voice and everything in between! You can watch tutorials, complete practice exercises, and play grammar games. You get immediate feedback on your progress and can learn a ton quickly and easily.

SAT Writing - powered by Brainscape $4.99

This app is the perfect tool for any high school student who wants to do well in the SAT writing section. With process training, strategy advice, and direct instruction, this app is sure to help improve scores on the SAT Writing section. This app uses flashcards, strategy tips, sample questions, help with paragraph structures, and other tricks and tools to help improve your score. There is even a scientifically proven algorithm behind this app to ensure that its flashcards are as helpful as possible!

Educational apps in this article were curated by appoLearning Experts Megan Samarin, Julene Reed, Stephen Danos, and Amy Estes.

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5 Excellent Resources for Teaching Students about Cyber-safety ...

5 Excellent Resources for Teaching Students about Cyber-safety ... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning ... To help you better teach your kids and students about cyber-safety, I have compiled a list of some interesting resources that you can bookmark and share with your learners.
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6 Good Kids-Safe Sites for Educational Games ~ Educational ...

6 Good Kids-Safe Sites for Educational Games ~ Educational ... | Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Games are important if not essential elements in the learning of our kids. They provide a strong drive for learners to get engaged in what they are learning. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has compiled a wide resource section ...
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Keeping Kids Safe Online | Technology in Education: Notes from the ...

Chicago Public Schools has asked teachers to discuss Internet Safety with their students and have them sign a "Computer Safety Pledge" after doing so. This is a great idea. As the Technology Specialist at my school I was ...
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Safety is a skill that should be taught as a fundamental in every class.

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