Administration Technology Planning, Digital Citizenship, Tech Leadership

An Internet Minute

This is real world. See what is happening in an internet minute. To what degree do these activities this reflect what is happening in your school or work environment? Are most sites open or blocked? Do policies and discussions around effective use occur? With our world changing so rapidly, discussions around use of technology must… Continue reading An Internet Minute

Administration Technology Planning, Connecting, Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, Stakeholders and Community, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership

Web Filtering Checklist

    When schools make web filtering and blocking decisions, they need to be sure that they are not also blocking learning, blocking productivity, blocking progress.  Shifts have occurred widely over the last couple of years in schools regarding the filtering question. Security still remains a top priority. However, the question of what content to… Continue reading Web Filtering Checklist

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Digital Citizenship, Nets-A, Stakeholders and Community, Tech Leadership, Tools, Uncategorized

15 Digital Citizenship Resources for Schools

For School Leaders, Teacher Leaders and Families Web These sites have resources for teaching Digital Citizenship in the classroom Common Sense Media http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators Netsmartz - http://www.netsmartz.org/educators Be Cyber Wise - http://www.cyberwise.org/ Digital Citizenship Site http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/ Yahoo Safely http://safely.yahoo.com/ Cable in the Classroom http://www.ciconline.org/DigitalCitizenship FOSI Family Online Safety Institute http://www.fosi.org/ Blogs These blogs address topics around… Continue reading 15 Digital Citizenship Resources for Schools

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connecting, Digital Citizenship, Tech Leadership

High School Government Class Learning with Twitter

                  Listen to Podcast TwitterTuesdays Part 1 TwitterTuesdays Part 2   Today's technology allows us to communicate as never before in history. Communication is global, communication is real time, communication is accessible to everyone! In today's media, we have seen politics discussed using social media by large… Continue reading High School Government Class Learning with Twitter

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Catholic Schools, Digital Citizenship, Online Learning, Professional Development, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership, Uncategorized

Take Action Checklist for Technology in Education

Speak Up Survey - Take Action Checklist for Technology in Education What do you do when you read a research study related closely to the work you do?Do you share it? Save it? Discuss with colleagues?What makes a research study truly valuable is taking those results and turning them in to action. Speaking Up about… Continue reading Take Action Checklist for Technology in Education

Administration Technology Planning, Digital Citizenship, Nets-A, Tech Leadership, Uncategorized

Click or Tweet for Digital Citizenship Day

Administrators, Teachers and Students can truly benefit from resources for safe and informed use of the internet.  The tools for digital citizenship are many and the benefits of its' application can aid our children now and well into the future. I see it as an important issue and I have blogged about its importance here… Continue reading Click or Tweet for Digital Citizenship Day