Digital Natives and the Path of Digital Wisdom: Practical Implementation of Digital Security Education

The path of digital wisdom involves the ability to use technology to make sound judgments and wise decisions. This post presents a practical plan for digital security education to increase awareness of online security risks among digital natives.

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How can online discussion forums inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world?

Besides being a Spanish language teacher, for the last three years I have hosted and co-coached a VEX Robotics team. Every time I learn a new ISTE standard, I think of how VEX Robotics exemplifies that standard. ISTE Standard for Educators 3 addresses how “Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in […]

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Tech Tools & Digital Citizenship

Do the most commonly recommended k-12 student learning focused technology tools include built in capabilities that promote responsible digital use and citizenship? “The crisis caused by COVID-19 has facilitated the creation of alternative and varied environments to search for information, consume content, and create and share content, as well as

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Can a hybrid approach to teaching and learning organically foster digital citizenship?

As has been noted by many educators at this point in the pandemic, it seems likely that the massive shifts to online teaching/learning that have taken place in the last year have permanently altered attitudes towards, and usage of, educational technology.  Though most teachers, students, and families will be eager to return to the physical …

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Use social platforms to encourage students to create solutions for real-world issues

Stepping into the post-digital age of the 21st century, the generation born and growing in this century will never be unfamiliar with all digital technologies and related media. Technology, mobile communications, and social media have become an indispensable part of their lives. Even in the rural areas of some remote countries, it is not difficult […]

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Is Screen Time Dead?

Traditional views may have shaped us to think of all screen time as “bad”, but with classroom learning around the world switching online en masse due to the pandemic, there arise a need for us to reexamine the concept of screen time and technology usag…

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Distilling Truth from a Sea of Disinformation

The internet can sometimes be a double-edged sword. Whilst the internet age has made research and access to information so much quicker and easier, this convenience comes with it a host of other problems. With the plethora of information that pops up i…

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Updating to Avoid Being Outdated

Taking technology to new levels has become the norm in today’s world. There are very few professions that do not

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Digital Ethics Audit:

I interview my friend Principal Yang is a kindergarten principal in Hong Kong. And through this interview to explore and understand how much Hong Kong’s early childhood educators’ understanding of digital citizenship, how they have implemented their responsibilities related to digital citizenship, and how to teach relevant knowledge to children. Also, briefly explored their concerns […]

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