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Students as Producers: A Student Perspective

Student-centered learning has become a buzz word in education these days, but have you taken the time to think about how that fits into your teaching...

Make YouTube Safer for Kids

This video from Common Sense Media has some great tips for parents to make YouTube a safer place to search and explore.  Many of the settings,...

Hot Trends on YouTube

Stay in the know.  Find out the top six things that kids love to watch on YouTube.  What we love about this video from Common Sense Media is that...

Why Skype in the Classroom?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

iNACOL Online Interactions for Students

Online interactions is a central component to digital learning.  The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) has established...

Digital Citizenship: Being Wise Before You Post

As students navigate the ever-evolving world of social media, showing the importance of their digital footprint in an effective way can be a...

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...

ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act Explained

In 2016 the government dismantled the No Child Left Behind laws that governed education in this country and replaced it with the newly fitted Every...

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...

Lesson Example: Super Digital Citizen

For ReviewThis resource from Common Sense Education travels into the classroom of a fifth grade teacher teaching his students about being a good...

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...

Classroom Management in the Digital Age

Part of being an effective teacher and creating a safe, positive classroom requires strong classroom management strategies.  Add access to...

Digital Literacy Curriculum: Google CS

Digital skills and digital citizenship are going to be very important for our students' futures. It can be challenging to find time to both create...

Dispelling Myths About Blocked Sites

Be in the know about CIPA so you can guide the website filtering in your schools.  Follow along in this news article as they interview the former...

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...

#Model in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #8: MODELDigital skills in an online world are extremely important, and they span a wide arch....

Digital Citizenship in Your Classroom

I think we can agree that digital citizenship is important, but where do we start? It is a really broad topic, and it can be overwhelming when a...

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...