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Using iPads to Plan in Kindergarten

<i>Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. -Paul J. …

The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Social Media

This clip is the perfect segue into incorporating technology devices - iPods, iPhones, iPads, laptops, etc. - into your classroom. Before students …

Educator Videos

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Helping Kids Communicate with Teachers

If we want to prepare students to be college and career ready, we have a lot of bases to cover. This includes giving students the tools and …

15 Netiquette Rules for Students

Your students are on the Internet. Help them use it appropriately with these 15 Netiquette Rules.<p>For your convenience, the rules are listed beneath …

The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Infographic

Digital access, commerce, communication, literacy and etiquette… What do these words have in common? Well, for starters, they are all components of …

Why is Guided Access important in Elementary Grades?

I was not a fan of guided access when I first heard about it. I don't like net filters, and in general, I don't want to restrict users, I want to …

What We're Reading: iPad management in the classroom - Innovation: Education

Tips and tricks from around the edtech world<p>Image by Wes Fryer (CC 2.0)<p>Successful and powerful integration of iPads in the classroom depends in no …

Education Technology

Taking a Dip in the SAMR Swimming Pool

Dr. Ruben Puentedura in Boston – Nov 2013I recently got to watch the SAMR master himself, Dr. Ruben Puentedura take the stage at iPad Summit Boston. …

Video Reflection

By Mark Heintz<p>A few weeks ago, I posted on the creation of my first video. You can read about it here. I have since created about twenty videos that …

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 …

SAMR Swimming Lessons - from Carl Hooker

This post first appeared on Carl’s blog: Hooked on Innovation.<p>I’ve received lots of great feedback on my SAMR Swimming Pool analogy (Taking a Dip in …

Swimming

Schoology Quizzes as Bell Ringers

Written by Linda Ashida<p>A recent visit to Lindsay Bucciarelli's Human Geography class revealed a great way to use Schoology quizzes as a bell-ringer …

Schoology Discussions: Care to Chat?

Our #CCSDTech team is in schools pretty much every day of the school year. Part of our main charge is supporting leaders, teachers, and students with …

The Surprising Simplicity of Schoology Quizzes

Okay. You have your lesson all planned out. A big part of it is, let's say, having a class discussion on the first five chapters of George Orwell's</i> …

Teaching

Five Simple Ways to Turn Your Schoology Course into a Community of Practice

We joined Dr. Bill Brennan and Dr. Alec Couros recently in exploring learning through the eyes of young students. What we saw was kids learn very …

Education Technology

7 Simple Ways to Set Up Your Courses with an LMS

<i>So you have a learning management system (LMS). Now what?</i><p>Your LMS is one of the most powerful tools in your digital learning toolbox. Its wide range …