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.
Planning and deploying a 1:1 program for the second-largest school district in the country, serving 650,000 students, is an amazing feat. But it’s also not without challenges. LAUSD’s Rasheed Khan and Rick Hassler shared their Common Core Technology Project: the largest one-to-one mobile device rollout in the country.
Millennials have formidable capacity for 21st century learning – communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. They excel in these areas when empowered to learn in an educational environment founded on respect and trust.
Most educators know what cyberbullying is, and what sexting is – but how prolific are these behaviors with youth? What are effective and ineffective responses? How are cyberbullying and sexting interconnected? There are a lot of misconceptions out there.
Kids are getting new devices for the holidays, but are they learning how to manage their online privacy? From the moment students start sharing information on the Internet and through digital devices, they are building digital footprints.
Twentieth-century assumptions about the world are rapidly becoming obsolete. Globalization, the digital revolution, mass migration, and the prospect of climate instability are triggering new concerns and demanding a new kind of graduate. At the dawn of the 21st century we are recasting our understanding of economics, communication, security, cultural identity, citizenship, and the environment.
In this week’s Education Talk Radio broadcast, edTech Innovator of the month Tim Clark discusses his experience with BYOT implementation. According to Tim the term BYOT is a versatile acronym intended to mean “Bring Your Own Technology, Tools, and Thinking.”
Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well.