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Responsible Use Guidelines of School E-mails for Elementary Students | Silvia Tolisano

Writing appropriate emails is part of being a good digital citizen! Students (even digital natives) are not born with knowing the rules and …

10 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

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Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

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Schools 'not doing enough' to address online safety

While 70 per cent of teachers believe 'sexting' and cyber bullying to be on the rise, a new study suggests that some schools could be doing more to address the issue<p>Nearly a third of teachers say they do not feel confident teaching online safety, while two in five say they have never attempted any …

Our Digital Device Addiction Is Causing A 'National Attention Deficit'

Distraction, busyness, constant connectivity and information overload have become largely accepted as facts of daily life in the Internet age. But all this stimulation could be having a damaging effect on the brain.<p>At the Thrive CEO Summit at AdWeek on Wednesday, leading neuroscientist Richard …

Word Work

iPad Apps<p>During The Daily Five there are many apps that can be used for working with words. Below you will find a variety of apps that you may want …

Oh, what smashing apps!

Which app to we use?<p>Whenever I’m asked (in fact, I don’t need to be asked, I’ll just butt in and tell you), I’m happy to say what a fantastic …

Creating a new Pedagogical Model for technology integration

Over the past several months, my team and I have been busy planning for the implementation of a One to World (often called 1:1) iPad program in grade …

Book Creator and the SAMR model - Book Creator app

This innovative use of Book Creator demonstrates how you can move beyond Substitution to Modification on the SAMR model.<p>I’m a member of a team of …

What Comes First: the Curriculum or the Technology?

It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when handing a student a calculator to work through algebraic equations caused many teachers and …

Is Kindergarten Too Early to Learn to Tweet?

Most of us would agree that the Twitter-verse is more appropriate for the likes of celebrities and politicians than young children. But some …

How Teachers Will Change the Future of Tech

We often write about how technology can help teachers, but sometimes it’s useful to take a step back and consider how teachers influence technology. …

Education Technology

Excellent Free Resources from Google to Teach Kids Coding and Computer Science

February 23, 2015<br>Google Computer Science First is a free program launched by Google in 2013 to help students enhance their computer science education …