Advice for success in the digital classroom.
Do you pledge to empower students to use technology safely, responsibly, and effectively?
Make it official at www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/pledge.
When you do, you will get a back to school guide that will provide young people with the digital literacy and citizenship skills they need to thrive in today's world.
The guide focuses on these five areas:
1. Getting Students Engaged
2. Crafting a Creative Classroom
3. Assessing Students’ Understanding
4. Extending Learning 24/7
5. Bridging the Home-School Connection
The guide can serve as a great resource to share if your school provide teachers with back to school learning opportunities and materials. It also includes useful tips & resources such as the video below which contains three tips to successfully manage a digital classroom.
Check it out and come back here to share what you think of the resource and how you used it where you work.
Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.
Disclaimer: The information shared here is strictly that of the author and does not reflect the opinions or endorsement of her employer.