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Copyright Case Study: Vlogs

With the tidal wave of personal video uploads and blogs on the internet, Fair Use practices have come under fire and have been analyzed in great...

Google Custom Search Engine

Have you ever wanted your students to search for resources, and they end up on sites that are distracting or irrelevant? Wouldn't it be great if you...

Research With Google Scholar

If you are tired of seeing Wikipedia be the go-to spot for student research, Google Scholar might help. Google has created this search site to return...

YouTube: Can I Use This Music?

This video from Derral Eves will give you some guidance when it comes to using music content in YouTube. Teachers and students need to be aware of...

Ethical Content Curation

Curation is king in an online world of boundless information.  Luckily there are guidelines, or a Curator's Code, to keep you from becoming a...

Digital Citizenship: A Scope and Sequence

Many schools unfortunately don't have a curriculum that focuses directly on digital skills, yet often those same schools provide devices to their...

The Importance of Digital Citizenship

This video will outline the importance of digital citizenship in the classroom. While there are many faces to digital citizenship, the main thing to...

Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens

One of the hardest things to understand is how someone else views the world. As teachers, we need to realize that while many things about the world...

Digital Literacy Explained

Much of what it means to be a good digital citizen should focus on being able to understand and use resources online for communication and commerce....

Lesson Example: A Creator's Right

This lesson example from Common Sense Media provides a fun activity for students to produce some original work and have a discussion around...

Creative Commons Guide

It might seem like any photo we want to use for a cool lesson or project is just a Google Search away, but that isn't really true. If we are...

Copyright & Fair Use

Copyright law can be confusing. This video from Common Sense Media gives an explanation and examples of how we can and can't use material from...

Lesson Example: Your Digital Trail

The Teaching Channel and Common Sense Media have teamed up to bring you this video about students' digital footprints. Here, you will get to see an...

Lesson Example: Your Digital Life

This lesson example from Common Sense Media helps students explore the meaning of the digital world and how it can affect their everyday...

Internet Awesome with Google

From Google's website:"The Be Internet Awesome curriculum gives educators the tools and methods they need to teach digital safety fundamentals. The...