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Twitter: In Plain English

In this short video created by Common Craft, Twitter is explained in clear, simple terms.  As you watch this video, you'll learn:What Twitter isHow...

Twitter: In 60 Seconds

This quick video will introduce you to Twitter in just 60 seconds!  As you watch this video you'll be introduced to:Why you might want to use...

Twitter: The Beginner's Guide

This article titled "The Beginner's Guide to Twitter," posted by Mashable, is the perfect introduction if you are interested in getting started using...

Twitter: The Teacher's Guide

This article titled "The Teacher's Guide to Twitter,"  posted by Edudemic, is the perfect introduction to using Twitter as an educator....

Twitter: 28 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

This article titled "28 Simple Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom," posted by TeachThought, provides practical ways Twitter can be used an...

Digital Bytes in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Bytes, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Digital Compass in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Compass, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Power Up Your Parent Communication

Parents are a great asset in many ways, but communication with parents can be overwhelming and time consuming. Are you being proactive or reactive to...

Dealing With Online Bullies

It can be scary letting students loose on YouTube.  With the uptick in cyber bullying, it is incredibly important help our students become...

PLNs - Finding & Fueling Educators

Teachers have always turned to each other for support and many would claim that the job of an educator is impossible without being connected and...

Making Time for Your PLN

Whatever medium and outlet your personal learning network (PLN) takes, you have to set aside time to keep it going.  In this blog post from...

Literacy Skills: Battling Fake News

Unfortunately, the onslaught of media to which we are exposed is full of information that comes in disguise. Often opinion is presented as fact and...

Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts

A reality in the digital age is the rise of 'fake news' stories prevalent on the web.  Already tricky to navigate for adults, teaching our students...

Tweet With Elementary Students Using gForms & Zapier

Modeling is important for all students when it comes to using social media. Sometimes it is difficult to create those opportunities in the classroom...

The Best Authors for Teachers to Follow on Social Media

Many authors are very active on social media, and some will often engage in conversation with K-12 classrooms via these platforms.  What better...

Social Media Strategy Guide for K-12 Communicators

Social media can be a powerful tool for educators to share school information, handle important communications, and keep parents up to date about the...

Getting Students to Model

The Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to model during learning. This...

Student Inspiration! Caine's Arcade

If you want to be inspired, look no further! We all have different ideas, desires, and motivators in life. This is no different for young students,...

Sharing Student Work in Online Spaces

The focus of this article is about sharing student work online. It is interesting because one of the main themes is the idea of transparency in...

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...