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Digital Citizenship blog posts

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Do you have Common Sense?

You may have heard of Common Sense, but you may not be familiar with everything they offer. They are an “independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of...

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Facebook Joins the Digital Literacy Game

Here’s an interesting development: Facebook wants to teach your students digital citizenship and literacy.  I’m not just talking about how to change your settings on your account. Facebook...

The Boys are Back!

The Rumor is True! TOSAs Talking Tech is back from Summer Hiatus! Boy, have we missed you! We are really excited for what this new year brings, and right off the bat we are talking new...

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Let All the Children Boogie

(Apologies to David Bowie) One way to move up the SAMR ladder is to have students create multimedia projects. Did you know there are lots of places where you can easily find free music and...

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Make a Splash with Unsplash

Images are an important part of any multimedia work, and it is key that students understand that not every image is free for the taking. Teaching kids to be ethical digital citizens means...

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The Mask of Ed Tech

A little more than a year ago I got a call on my walkie to come to the front office. Despite my ten years in teaching I still have a Pavlovian response to being called to the principal’s...

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A Novel Idea For Student Writing

Jessie was an angry 8th grader, a fiery girl who had far better things to do than listen to a teacher and do homework. And when I told her class that they would spend the first semester...