Teachers have hopes for young people to share their voices, connect, and learn with others in a global, digitally-mediated world. The challenges of digital spaces create opportunities for uncivil, hateful, or overall trivial and unsubstantial dialogue.
Are you getting frustrated as you try to bring 21st century tools and skills into classrooms at your school? Have you gotten stuck on how to encourage your colleagues and administrators to embrace the technology and skills necessary to prepare our students to be college bound and career ready? In this edWeb webinar hosted by the Digital Citizenship community, Jeff Downing, an Elementary Computer Specialist in Fremont USD, shared some valuable lessons he has learned over the past three years as he implemented a technology plan at his school site, including lessons learned from incorporating digital citizenship throughout the curricula.
Common Sense Education, the education arm of Common Sense, the national nonprofit helping parents, teachers, and students thrive with technology, is partnering with edWeb.net to present Digital Classroom: Teaching with Tech.
In this edWeb.net webinar hosted by the Essential Elements for Digital Learning community, Steve Garton, leader of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative program for a decade, showed us how to define your own success in a meaningful way through data, digital citizenship, and the national PTA standards. We also learned how to utilize these tools to reach out to parents, students, teachers, businesses, and taxpayers.
This webinar will be your guided tour to familiarize yourself with this new free resource, Roadmap for 21st Century Learning Environments.
From text messaging, to social media, to online gaming, Connecting Families encourages and supports rich and relevant community conversations about kids’ digital lives throughout the school year. Connecting Families resources allow you to bring these important conversations to your school, but they take the pressure off of you to be an expert. Common Sense Education has done the research, the prep work, and the field-testing, giving you the best tips and content.
With this webinar, edWeb.net’s new community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success, kicked off its webinar program and professional learning community! In the community’s inaugural webinar, Roxanne and Meredith, two deeply passionate EdTech consultants, shared tips, tricks, and broader strategies to develop a 21st-century skillset and deliver the instruction that will most benefit your students.
What are the moral and ethical “disconnects” or “blind spots” youth have about online privacy, property, and participation? In what ways are they engaging with ethical sensitivity in digital spaces? Drawing on extensive interviews with young people between 10-25, presenter Carrie James explored youths’ attitudes about online life and the messages they hear from adults.