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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
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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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Best EdTech of 2016

The 20 best apps, games, and websites for learning from 2016.
In 2016 the Common Sense Education editorial staff evaluated close to 170 apps, games, and websites for learning potential and classroom implementation. This year (as in years past) there are some very ... Read more
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