Digital Citizenship and Distance Learning

Digital Citizenship and Distance Learning

As students are currently taking classes online, it’s important that they know how to be responsible digital citizens. How can educators promote digital citizenship through distance learning? Here are a few ideas to help teachers get started. Hold Online...
The Limitations of Content Filtering

The Limitations of Content Filtering

Advances in educational technology continue to provide countless new ways to learn. Yet with the internet comes content that is not appropriate for students. This is why the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires content filtering on school and library...
5 Educational Technology Trends for 2020

5 Educational Technology Trends for 2020

Immersive learning through virtual reality. Digital lessons personalized for each student. Online games that teach important information while showing students that learning is fun. At the beginning of the 21rst century, these three things seemed like futuristic,...
Student Input and Classroom Acceptable Use Policies

Student Input and Classroom Acceptable Use Policies

An Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) clarifies proper technology and internet use for students, teachers, and parents. AUPs guide students’ technology use in the classroom. If done well, an AUP becomes a tool that teaches responsible internet use. The school or...