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6 Brain Science Surprises About Being Creative

Researchers who study creativity say a lot of what we think we know is wrong.<p>Most of us are always looking for ways to be more creative. Creativity is the basis of innovation, doing new things, breaking ground, and going places you've never been. There's plenty of advice available, but it comes …

Creativity

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b><i>(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)</i>So we’re …

Sesame Street: Janelle Monae - Power of Yet

Suli Breaks - Why I Hate School But Love Education [Official Spoken Word Video]

Millennials

Girls first Ski Jump

Michael Jordan "Failure" Nike Commercial

This I Believe By Kasey Tamamoto

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

How To Be Creative | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

It's a beautiful day and i can't see it !

RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms

Control With Cable - Choose, Educate, Control

CHOOSE<p>Whether you are watching television or are online, we want to help you and your children make the best choices for an enjoyable and safe …

Media Literacy

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

There has never been a better time to be a young creator!<p>Free and low-cost digital tools allow students to write blogs, share their photos and art …

Education Technology

Powerful Voices for Kids: Digital and Media Literacy in K-2

This workshop zeroes in on best practices in using digital and media literacy concepts of access, analysis, composition, reflection, and taking action through digital citizenship within the K-2 arena. Learn how to help students as young as 5 and as old as 9 develop critical thinking capabilities, …

For The Tablet Generation, A Lesson In Digital Citizenship

<i>This week on All Tech,</i> we're exploring kids and technology <i>with posts and radio pieces about raising digital natives.</i> Look back at the stories <i>and share your thoughts and ideas in the comments, by email or</i> tweet.<p>Parents pack into a gym at Cahuilla Desert Academy, a middle school in the southern …

10 tips for engaging pupils and parents in e-safety and digital citizenship

Recently, we held a live chat on teaching digital citizenship and how schools can help keep students safe online. Below are some of the best pieces of advice that were shared during the discussion.<p>Emma Chandler, citizenship specialist: @itsmisschandler<p><b>Use a quiz:</b> I once used a quiz that asked …

Digital citizenship and netiquette

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Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Education

Smart socializing starts here

socializing

Digital citizenship, online safety & civility

Safekids.com is now affiliated with ConnectSafely.org, our nonprofit internet safety organization. Please go to ConnectSafely.org for the latest …

Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

Even though the books are classics, they are very uninteresting. Almost every one of my classmates admits to never reading the books because they are …

Teaching

Genius Hour Reviewed

<b>For several weeks the topic of conversation in our classroom surrounded our trial of Genius Hour.</b> Students were excited about being given the time …

Week 3: Town and country – Student Blogging Challenge

Photo Credit: Ian Sane via Compfight<p><b>Admin:</b><p>Have you checked that your blog URL is on either the class or student list once only? Leave me a comment on …

Week 2: Start talking – Student Blogging Challenge

<b> <br>Photo Credit: infocux Technologies via Compfight</b><p><b>Admin:</b><p><b>Students</b> – Check to see if you have a mentor assigned to you. Remember to check your comments …

Week 1: G’day from downunder – Student Blogging Challenge

<b> <br>Photo Credit: Rebecca via Compfight</b><p><b>For those who are new to blogging</b><b>,</b> anything that is in blue colour is a link that you can click on. It will take …

Homework Debate - A Student Perspective

There's been plenty of buzz on the Internet (and elsewhere) about the value, quantity, and effect of homework. A few months ago, Karl …

Implementing Blogging in the Classroom | Silvia Tolisano

State of our School Address (regarding Blogging)<p>3 years ago, we created blogs (WordPress platform) for ALL classroom teachers and resources. There …