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.
Based on lessons from Common Sense Media’s K-12 digital literacy and citizenship curriculum, Digital Passport uses engaging games and videos to address the key issues that kids face online.
edWeb community, EdTech Innovators, presented a wide-ranging May webinar, in which presenter, JD Ferries-Rowe discussed how he, as CIO of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis, IN, brings together BYOT, hands-on PD, and flipped learning to help teachers create a mobile and dynamic classroom experience.
Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. But what are parents’ experiences with their children’s use of educational media?
How can a school district educate each and every student to be a safe, responsible, respectful digital citizen?
Comics are a great avenue to teach digital citizenship, through themes of virtue, right and wrong, and a superheroes coming in to save the day.
The role of today’s educator is to prepare students to thrive in the world in which they live. In today’s world, if you want to run a business, run for office, or change the way things are run where you live, play, or work, you must be savvy in the use of social media.