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...
Internet Safety for Distance Learning

Internet Safety for Distance Learning

Distance learning puts a lot of responsibility on the parent, and that goes farther than schoolwork. Homeschool parents have to go the extra mile to teach their children about internet safety. This can be especially beneficial since parents can monitor their children...
Installing LearnSafe on Chromebooks Ensures Student Safety

Installing LearnSafe on Chromebooks Ensures Student Safety

Google’s Chromebooks have far surpassed the number of PCs and tablets in U.S. schools. Their low cost and ease of use are the two main reasons schools have turned to Chromebooks. In fact, in 2018, 60% of the computers bought for American K-12 schools were Chromebooks....
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...
How Can Schools Protect Students from Cyberbullying?

How Can Schools Protect Students from Cyberbullying?

According to the National Crime Prevention Council, 43% of students have experienced or seen an incident of cyberbullying. Online bullying can be as damaging as being bullied in person. Victims of cyberbullying show signs of depression, distraction, and a loss of...