Tag Archives: Ed Tech

Protecting Student Data & Privacy Online – TrustE, COPPA Compliant

Securing student data and privacy is an important topic in the economy of educational technology. While the Federal Government has declared several guidelines via COPPA and FERPA, it is very tricky to know whether or not a company or organization … Continue reading

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Digital Zombie Series: “Notifistraction” Disease

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
Original Image here: http://goo.gl/XNgMhR%5B/caption%5D Since the beginning of time, man has always had an innate sense of alertness.  In our primitive self, that alertness was used to make us aware of dangers around us.…

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How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout Your Curriculum

This is reblogged from my post on PLPVoices. So how are we doing on the push to teach “digital literacy” across the K12 school spectrum? From my perspective as a school-based technology director and history teacher, I’d say not as well … Continue reading

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Flipping your Professional Development

This past weekend, I had the privilege of being an invited guest of Dr. Will Deyamport on his weekly podcasts, “The Dr. Will Show.” The subject of the conversation was flipping your professional development. I recently wrote an article, “Flip your PD … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: 100+ map and chart visuals that jump-start discussion

Originally posted on History Tech:
It’s no secret. I love maps. I’m pretty sure maps love me. Big. Small. Old. New. Treasure. I love ‘em all. And the cool thing about the InterWebs is that someone is always making new…

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3 Ways to Kickstart Your PLN

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic, “3 Ways to Kickstart Your PLN This Summer!” It’s summertime! This is when educators, free from the daily schedule of a classroom, can focus on professional development. More specifically, summer is a … Continue reading

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Common Sense Media on the iTunes Store

I love Common Sense Media. They are an excellent resource for parents and teachers for topics such as Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, Online Ethics, Digital Literacy, and more. Best yet, the tools they provide are entirely free! Check out their free … Continue reading

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Flip Your PD for Extra Flexibility & Support

This post is reblogged from the original at PLP Voices. One of the most popular topics in education today is the Flipped Classroom, a model in which teachers send their students home with a lesson (usually in the form of a … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Classroom Management with Mobile Devices

This is reblogged from the original post at Edudemic and is the premise of presentation I will be leading in November at Miami Device. When adopting technology in the classroom, one of the key concerns for teachers and administrators is classroom … Continue reading

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SXSWedu: LAUNCHedu Educator Insights

The next session I’m attending is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation, LAUNCHedu: Educator Insights. The panelists are Anya Kamentz, Bob Metcalfe, Ph.D., Jennie Magiera, and Mark Edwards. The focus of this panel is to distinguish between the … Continue reading

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