Are Digital Natives Digital Citizens, Too?

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In this season of intense political activity, now might be a good time to think about digital citizenship. We cannot assume that our students who are digital natives have the skills to be good digital citizens of the virtual world in which they live every day. Many schools have some sort of cybersafety curriculum, perhaps … read more »


Have You Heard? Nothing Could Be More Absurd…In Memory of Seymour Papert

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Twice a month we devote blog posts to powerful quotes. We offer short discussions of how they impact us personally, professionally and, most importantly, how they apply to our area of expertise, effective technology implementation in the classroom. This week we chose a quote from the legendary educational theorist, Seymour Papert, MIT mathematician, computer scientist, and … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Technology Integration

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  In this podcast, I talked about three different approaches teachers give coaches when talking about technology integration.  After you listen to the podcast, I would encourage you to think about your approach to technology integration.  Do you use technology as a help for the teacher or to engage your students?  When thinking about using … read more »


6 Easy (and free) Tools to Manage Your School Year

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“Anxiety is caused by a lack of control, organization, preparation, and action.” David Kekich Do you wonder how some teachers manage doing everything and make it look easy? The secret to getting things done is organization and management. Teachers know the beginning of the year is one of our busiest times as it brings an onslaught … read more »