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5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

Posted on Tue, 03/03/2020 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

Give students a chance to connect with each other and be heard.

Grades

3–12

Topics

EdTech, Relationships & Communication

How to Teach Your Students to Think Before They Post

Posted on Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:00 by Jeff Knutson

Twelve lesson plans to help kids deal with ethical dilemmas in today's digital world.

Grades

3–8

Topics

Digital Footprint & Identity, Relationships & Communication

EdTech Quick Take: What's the Best Student-Response Tool?

Posted on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

A quick video overview of three popular tools: Poll Everywhere, Geddit, and Kahoot

Grades

3–12

Topics

EdTech

EdTech Quick Take: Evernote Vs. Notability

Posted on Thu, 04/09/2015 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

A quick look at how these popular note-taking tools can work in the classroom.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

EdTech

Is Breaking News Broken on Social Media?

Posted on Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:59 by Jeff Knutson

Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about social media's impact on how we interpret the news.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

Real Fake News: Exploring Actual Examples of Newspaper Bias

Posted on Thu, 08/29/2019 - 08:50 by Tanner Higgin

Help students get beyond the buzzword.

Grades

10–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

Posted on Thu, 09/05/2019 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Get students thinking about how social media affects their experiences.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Media Balance, News & Media Literacy

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

Posted on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:47 by Tanner Higgin

Start a conversation about social media and identity with this relatable film.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Posted on Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Learn measured, sensible, and responsible ways to approach social media use in schools.

Topics

Classroom Management, Privacy & Security

Kick Off the School Year with Interest-Driven Projects

Posted on Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:00 by Tanner Higgin

Make the most of students' summer experiences with this must-do back-to-school activity.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Classroom Management, Instruction & Assessment

8 Ways Teachers Can Address White Supremacy in the Classroom

Posted on Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:30 by Tanner Higgin

Help your students build a better world with these strategies, lessons, and tools.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Equity & Inclusion, News & Media Literacy

How Phones Make Field Trips Even More Fun

Posted on Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:47 by Tanner Higgin

Three activities that turn devices from a learning distraction to a destination.

Grades

7–12

Topics

EdTech, News & Media Literacy

What the Research Says About VR in Classrooms

Posted on Tue, 04/03/2018 - 21:01 by Tanner Higgin

Five research-based ways to use VR for learning.

Grades

1–12

Topics

EdTech, Media Balance

5 Questions Students Should Ask About Media

Posted on Mon, 11/19/2018 - 02:00 by Kelly Mendoza

Help kids think critically about the media they consume and create.

Grades

K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

3 Ways to Foster a Collaborative Mindset

Posted on Thu, 10/22/2015 - 02:00 by Kelly Mendoza

Stretch the possibilities for collaboration in your classroom.

Grades

3–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment