It's Digital Citizenship Week (#DigCitWeek, #DigCit) and Connected Educators Month, so in today's post we're focusing on how connected educators can teach digital citizenship. (Phew, is that enough buzzwords for you?) One of the best resources for teachers is the internet. And with the increased prevalence of mobile devices in education, internet
It’s Digital Citizenship Week! This week we will be featuring a series of blog posts on the topic of digital citizenship, and we want to hear from you. Please comment, interact with us on Twitter (@SASEducator) and Facebook , to tell us what is working in your classroom and your
In our book, we interviewed dozens of educators and administrators, and we heard again and again: There’s just something about these devices. Well, we were curious about this statement and tried to dive a little deeper … Just what is it about these devices? 10 distinguishing factors set the mobile
We are excited to introduce our new book: Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Educators, Developers, and Learners. Starting Monday, it’ll be available wherever books are sold. What’s it about? Let’s start with what inspired us to write. Every day, we think about the exciting possibilities mobile devices bring to the traditional classroom.
We want to start the week by defining computer science. It’s a foundational skill, and although we celebrate with the Hour of Code, it is much, much more than coding. In simple, digestible language, Pat Yongpradit, Director of Education at Code.org, tweeted this definition of computer science: @LucyKosturko @codeorg A
What: Every year we celebrate Computer Science Education week to emphasize that, in our information economy, students need a strong set of coding and computer science skills. The Hour of Code is the most popular way to take part, and we hope you'll join us! Over 48 million students have participated. The #HourOfCode is
What an awesome week! We have followed, and participated in, so many great conversations about the important work of teaching students how to interact responsibly and productively with technology. We hope you've enjoyed our series of posts and tweets about digital citizenship; we would love to hear any experiences or
If there is one game-changing advancement that can change the current realities of education and the future of how children learn, it is data. Schools are overflowing with data – attendance records, achievement data, even logs from mobile devices – and the questions remain: How can schools turn the data