Applying and using technology effectively as a research, organization, and evaluation tool; using digital technologies and social networks to access, manage, create, and evaluate information successfully.
In this installment of our Digital Storytelling Series, Jason Ohler provides a framework for using digital storytelling (DST) to enhance educational standards. He also suggests ways to incorporate new media development into future versions of those standards.
Editor’s note: Teacher Trevor Muir shares his experience with bullying as a student and compares it to cyberbullying today. He offers educators insights into how to fight cyberbullying and empower students to stand against bullying.
Jake Lacourse of Middleborough, Massachusetts, has created a game he calls BecDot to help his young daughter, Rebecca, learn pre-braille concepts. Rebecca has a rare genetic disorder that can cause profound deafness and progressive blindness.
Many resources are available to help students transition from school to work or college, although most do not take into account the unique experiences students who are deaf or hard of hearing encounter in choosing a college and/or a career. Map It: What Comes Next? is a free online curriculum module for use with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.