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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

Empower ELLs with Classroom Tech

Read how one teacher supported her students’ language acquisition by providing authentic, meaningful learning opportunities.
Three years ago, the English-language learners (ELLs) program at the elementary school where I teach switched from a pullout program to a push-in program. This meant that instead of sending our English ... Read more
0 Digital Citizenship, Digital Literacy, In the Classroom, Students, Technology Integration, Tools

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