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Back-to-School 2021

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Learn how Common Sense Educators innovated last year, and what new tools and strategies they’re bringing into the 2021-2022 school year. Find back-to-school digital learning and citizenship resources for your classroom today.

Power Up Your Parent Communication

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Effective parent-teacher communication is crucial in helping students learn. But for busy teachers, it can be challenging just to keep up. Can apps and other digital tools make it easier to keep everyone -- parents and stud…

Simple Ways Teachers Can Protect Students' Data Privacy

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Privacy can be a complex, intimidating topic. But there are some steps any teacher can take to better protect their students' data when using online tools. Make these simple privacy and security checks a habit whenever you …

Dealing with Digital Distraction in the Classroom

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Digital devices put the world at our students' fingertips, whether with their own cell phones or with school-provided computers and tablets. But along with opportunities for powerful learning come the risks -- and realities…

How to Set Up Your Digital Classroom for Success

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Classroom setup and management are key to crafting an ideal space for students to learn, especially at back-to-school time. But how do we adapt to classrooms where students and/or teachers use digital devices like smartphon…

Why It's Good to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

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Teaching with edtech involves teachers getting out of their comfort zones and trying new things. Hear one teacher's thoughts on the importance of taking risks in teaching.

The Importance of Being Flexible When Teaching with Tech

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The W-Fi is slow! The tablet won't download the app! As a teacher, you probably always have a plan B. And when using edtech, having a plan B is even more important. Hear one teacher's thoughts on how to roll with the punche…

Implementing Digital Citizenship: Montgomery County Public Schools

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How do you implement a digital citizenship program across a school district? Hear how Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), a large-scale urban district in Maryland, proactively tackled troubling trends of uncivil online inter…