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How PS1X in the Bronx Does Digital Citizenship

Learn five tips for a successful school-wide digital citizenship program.
Marie Belle Vargas has made it her mission to level the playing field for the kids and families in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the nation. Regardless of their access to devices or internet at home, she aims to give students at PS1X Courtlandt School in the South Bronx, New York, the tools they need to thrive and succeed in a world of media and technology. In 2014, Vargas was looking for resources to provide her grades K-5 students and their families with much-needed media-literacy ... Read more
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Uncover Hidden Histories with These Four Websites

Bring to light perspectives and experiences that have been ignored or overlooked, and help students make personal, relevant connections to history.
The rise of digital media is significantly changing how we teach and learn about history. Take a look at Twitter during an international crisis, and you'll see we now have instant access to a diversity ... Read more
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3 Great Free Arts Websites for ELLs

Celebrate diversity and encourage self expression in the classroom.
Arts-based projects are a great option to support and encourage English-language learners (ELLs). Arts tools offer a variety of media for creative expression -- from comic strips to radio production to virtual ... Read more
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