Digital Citizenship

How to teach digital citizenship to kids in Grades 1-12. Topics include digital footprints, digital reputation, safety, online communication, search strategies, copyright, and more.

12 Tips for Internet Research

Internet research is a key component to many technology-based projects. Without facts, students cannot create quality reports, travel advertisements, or presentations. However, Internet research that is not well-managed wastes instructional time. When this happens, teachers risk running out of classes to complete the task or having students lose interest because the project has dragged on …

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Frozen Computers Foil Internet Research

For those teachers who have had the experience of teaching in a computer lab when a technical issue derails a well-planned lesson, I know you will sympathize with my plight. Today was the first class for TechnoEnvironment. I was prepared to teach this lesson. Previous article about TechnoEnvironment Planning is the Secret to Success? My …

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Internet Safety in Schools: Free Proxies are a Risk

Internet safety in schools is an important issue and free proxies may be placing your students at risk. I have spent the summer working to develop a strategy to protect students while they are using the Internet. During the end of the school year, I was shocked to learn that the Internet security in place was being …

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