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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...

Taking on Cyberbullying on the YouTube Platform: A Teen Perspective

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

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...

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...

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 don't have a curriculum that focuses directly on digital citizenship skills.  Often those same schools provide devices to their...

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...

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....