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To help college instructors bring their high school students up to speed, Megan Shulman created a series of mini-podcasts on how to do research and made them available for instructors to assign as homework.
Teachers of all grades and subject areas must help students guard against fake news and media bias and become responsible producers and consumers of media content.
There are many ways librarians and teachers can use powerful openers to engage students in critical thinking and stimulate their interest in a research project.
The acronym SEARCH can be a tool to guide young students through the steps of the internet search process. Each letter in the acronym ( select, evaluate, add, refine, check and hunt) reflects important components of an internet search and provides direction to guide students.
Our job as citizens requires more than just being informed. We must also be vigilant about verifying information before posting it on social media.
It is our responsibility as educators to make sure our digital age learners know how to do more than surf the web and consume media. All educators — from classroom teachers to technology coaches and administrators — should lead the discussion on digital literacy.
Students today need to be able to evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information and the media. Here are four concepts to help students do that.
Students who meet the ISTE Standards for Students are able to critically select, evaluate and synthesize digital resources. Use this infographic to help them understand the difference between real & fake news.
Escape rooms offer students deep learning opportunities and authentic collaboration.
CLICK is a website, created by students for students, designed to bridge gaps in digital literacy and empower students at the same time.
Collaborative drawing allows students to get ideas out, brainstorm with peers and determine work flow.
Students have 24/7 access to a vast amount of good – and bad – information on YouTube that requires strong research, curation and critical thinking skills to navigate. Here are four ways to teach those skills authentically.
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.
The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. And that’s a good thing.
Twitter chats for educators offer free professional learning on your favorite topics and the chance to connect with peers around the world. Here are some that were recommended by the ISTE community.
The Burlington High School Help Desk in Massachusetts is one of the first and most successful student-run genius bars in the nation. Facilitator Jenn Scheffer gives her step-by-step guide for starting a student tech team in your school.