How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Learn measured, sensible, and responsible ways to approach social media use in schools.
Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. If not, schools and classrooms risk everything from digital distraction to privacy violations. Use policy creation as an opportunity to take inventory of your students' needs, ... Read more
0 Privacy, Technology Integration

Time to Get Schooled

As kids around the world head back to school, kids’ media professionals are about to get schooled as well.
Kindoma, the company for which I'm a developer, is getting ready to head out to Digital Kids Summit, a conference that brings together the greatest minds in kids' media and technology ... Read more
0 Digital Citizenship

5 Ways to Create a Kind Classroom

Go beyond get-to-know-you activities and inspire kindness all year long.
Whether you're a beginning teacher walking into your classroom for the first time or a veteran teacher unpacking years worth of supplies, a new school year offers an untouched realm of excitement and ... Read more
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