5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Today’s show is sponsored by NetRef. Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. [Register here.] NetRef offers powerful Internet monitoring software […]

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

Anne Collier on Episode 456 and 457 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and SocialMediaHelpline.com, shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series. We’ll post the first post on Monday with the second part of the series on Tuesday. Come back to this blog post for the second part! Today’s show is […]

The Warning: My Thoughts on What We Can Learn from “Momo”

episode 451 of the 10-Minute Teacher

The Momo scam/hoax/threat has inspired some thoughts about what we should learn so we can prevent such a time-wasting but hurtful thing from spreading again in the future. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. About the Host This is an opinion by Vicki Davis, classroom teacher and host […]

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

Today’s parents like a different kind of communication. Student videos. Some information and not others. Mike Daugherty, a Director of Technology in Ohio, has been studying this topic and experimenting for the last several years to find optimal ways to communicate with today’s parents. Today, he shares what he has learned. Listen to Hear Ideas […]

Virtual Valentines and 2 Other Cool, Easy Collaborative Ideas for Teachers

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Dyane Smokorowski talks about Virtual Valentines, the Awesome Squiggles Project, and a fun trip with teachers to the San Diego Zoo this summer. Now is the time to sign up for Virtual Valentines where you’ll be paired with a classroom in another part of the world. You’ll exchange Valentines and learn geography! Then, the simple […]

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

Sam Fecich preservice virtual co-op program

Dr. Sam Fecich runs a virtual co-op program for her preservice teachers. This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms. What a great idea! Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Links mentioned Want to […]

Student-Authored Interviews: A Powerful Way to Empower Students to Lead

Daniel Miyake works with his student leaders in Los Angeles to interview leaders in education including STE CEO Richard Culatta, SAMR creator Ruben Puentedura, and Scratch founder, Mitchel Resnick. Daniel believes that the students not only are being empowered to have voice but also are forwarding the “CLEAR” goals that his district has outlined for […]

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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Project Pals PBL Software

Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects. Starting from a template that you’ve designed to guide your students through the project, they can collaborate or work together to explore, learn, brainstorm, and create.   As I’ve been testing this app with my students, I’ve found some exciting features. In this […]

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. Are Smartphones a good idea? We discuss the pro’s and cons. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Liz Kolb’s Bio as Submitted Liz is […]

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

Episode 365 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

5 Ways I Teach Digital Citizenship

What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) All of the nine topics that I like to teach begin with P: passwords, property, photographs, permissions, privacy, professionalism, permanence, […]