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Parents warned over children's online safety

Parents are over-confident about keeping their children safe online but many are avoiding difficult conversations about sexting and cyberbullying, according to research.<p>Andy Phippen, professor of social responsibility at Plymouth University, said sexting – where schoolchildren are encouraged to …

Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom

In a recent article for The Telegraph, Sugata Mitra, professor of educational technology at Newcastle University, claimed that in today's technologically-advanced world that there was no place for teaching grammar or spelling as the technology would correct it for us.<p>However, this argument falls …

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5 Technologies That Will Be In Your Classroom Sooner Than You Think

<b>5 Technologies That Could Be In Your Classroom Sooner Than You Think</b><p><b>1. Electroencephalography</b><p><b>What is it?</b> The ability to control technology with your …

The Secret to School Technology Integration

When we think of culture, we often think of other countries that have common food, language and clothes. But our schools have a culture too that …

13 Digital Citizenship Terms Teachers Need to Know

The boundaries between the virtual and real world are almost diminishing as more and more technology is being integrated into our lives. A quick …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools

<b>Internet Safety Cheat Sheet For Digital Media Use In Schools</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Digital media use is exploding in education.<p>Unfortunately, internet …

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

“A key leadership role is to try to build a shared vision for blended learning,” said Eric Williams, Superintendent York County School Division in …

Common-Core-and-Tech - home

Welcome to the Common Core and Technology Wiki<p><b>The Common Core and Technology Integration (presentation at NYSCATE Annual Conference, November 2011)</b>: …

What is Snapchat? Is Snapchat okay for kids?

Moving on from “Follow me on Instagram!” and “Kik Me!” you may now be seeing requests to “Snapchat me!” And if you’re not, your kids and teens are. …

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Definition Of Digital Citzenship

<b>The Definition Of Digital Citizenship</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the …

Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology

<b>Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About Technology</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>The Common Core Standards, the national academic standards that states …

30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

<b>30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Technology is changing at a rapid pace, so much so that it’s challenging to …

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