How close is appropriate for teachers and students to be? Where should the lines be drawn? Read on for some suggestions.
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August 04, 2015
August 03, 2015
While there are a number of ways that school leaders can start to meet new digital literacies, the most important thing is to begin somewhere and start walking the walk towards becoming a digital leader. Students who are being educated in communities that embrace the power of mobile and social technologies will surely reap the benefits.
July 29, 2015
In the book So You've Been Publicly Shamed, Jon Ronson examines the depths people will go to publicly shame someone else for a Tweet or Facebook comment gone wrong. Are you one of those people?
July 25, 2015
School and district leaders need take advantage of social media tools to connect and communicate. In this day and age, it's a no-brainer.
July 07, 2015
How do we utilize technology in the classroom to connect students to real-world projects as well as mentors and experts?
July 02, 2015
In the years to come, K-12 districts will increasingly demand ed-tech products that can help build student creativity and independent thinking, the Horizon Report predicts.
June 26, 2015
As thousands of educators and ed-tech businesses gather for ISTE in Philadelphia, we're asking attendees to let us know what jargon grabs their attention.
April 23, 2015
Spotting an urgent need in schools, a journalist-turned-teacher has developed a full-scale curriculum to help students better understand the digitally networked environments in which they spend so much time.
April 21, 2015
Nearly a quarter of teens are online "almost constantly" and 73 percent of teens own smartphones, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
April 17, 2015
Recently I saw a Facebook post from friend and amazing educator Nick Provenzano (aka The Nerdy Teacher). He was trying to leverage social media for good - to benefit one of his students. I joined the hordes of educators who responded enthusiastically, rallying their students to support his. The end result was so inspiring that I asked him to write a guest post for this blog. Being the generous soul that Nick is, he agreed and shared this incredible story.