The days of sitting in one-size-fits-all
professional meetings are dwindling. Whole day, large group professional
development sessions are being replaced with technology-infused collaboration
ripe for lifelong learning. For me, the best part of this shift in professional
learning is the ability to focus on the topics that interest me the most.
In order to be good digital citizens, students must cultivate a filter through which they view their digital lives and understand online communication. To help students build that filter, we must support them in developing a multifaceted awareness consisting of a number characteristics. Here are three of the most important:
Twitterrific is an award-winning Twitter client for iOS that lets users browse Twitter free from the clutter of promoted tweets. Users can use Muffles to hide from their timeline tweets containing words, phrases, people, and hashtags that they don’t want to see.
Each month we publish several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are the resources from our newsletters that educators turned to the most in the month of May.
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) will present the NCTE Media Literacy Award to an individual, team, or department that has implemented and refined exemplary media literacy practices in their school environment.