Callie Jackson

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The History of STEM vs. STEAM Education (and the Rise of STREAM)

By Amy PietrowskiOne K–12 educator offers an example of truly cross-curricular education.

Education Technology

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 10 Good Digital Portfolio Tools – A PDF Handout

Over the course of the school year our students create some fantastic digital products. Building a digital portfolio is a great way for students to …

Education Technology

3 lessons that drive home digital citizenship

When educators talk to students about digital citizenship, they often come from the standpoint of protection. The discussion centers on how to stay …

Google Launches Be Internet Awesome to Encourage Kids to Be Safe Online

The new program is designed to teach kids in a fun way how to avoid online bullies and predators. Take the pledge together as a family.<p>School is almost out for the summer, and with all that free time, you can bet that it will be more difficult than ever to keep track of what your kiddos are doing …

How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

There are three considerations when addressing internet safety with these students. First, the transfer of knowledge about how to handle strangers in …

Here’s the secret to raising a safe, smart kid

<b>(Getty/dolgachov)</b><p>It’s not lots of limits, but it’s not being hands-off, either<p>Sierra Filucci<p>August 6, 2017 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Common Sense Media.<p>When it comes to parenting frustrations, nothing beats the challenges of setting screen limits, picking appropriate media, and …

Kids

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

By Meghan Bogardus CortezBe Internet Awesome aims to educate digital civility in an interactive way.

Education Technology

5 Free #EdTech Tools to Check out for Back to School

The start of school is just around the corner! Many educators are brushing off old lesson plans for revision or restructuring their curriculum. As …

Education Technology

The Obama Foundation Doubles Down on Digital Citizenship

The recently-launched Obama Foundation wants to hear from us.<p>One of its first initiatives is to encourage better “digital citizenship.” In order to tackle this big and important topic, Glenn Brown, the Chief Digital Officer at the Foundation, is turning to all digital citizens (that’s us) to help …

How Parents Can Instill Good Digital Citizenship in Kids

Increasingly, our lives are lived online. It is a relatively new way of interacting that continues to evolve at a startling rate, yet if one thing is …

Library Journal

Didn’t find what you were looking for? First, try this.<p>If you typed the URL directly, please make sure the spelling is correct.<p>If you clicked on a …

New Chromebook Tools Promote Media Literacy

By Meghan Bogardus CortezApps for the popular device help students navigate the web.

Education Technology