Resources from Paige Jaeger’s AASL webinar: Librarydoor: Common Core Carpe Diem!.
As we teach our students about appropriate attribution, it behooves us to model it as well.
curator’s ǝpoɔ. provides both explanation and unique symbols to use.
If your school/district needs to create a Social Media and/or Bring Your Own Device policy, you’ll find lots of excellent resources and suggestions at this site: The Innovative Educator: Looking to create a social media or BYOD policy? Look no further..
Check out these free posters available for download/printing, to help your students understand appropriate online behavior:
- from Common Sense Media: Digital Citizenship Poster for Middle and High School Classrooms
- from Edmodo, in assorted colors and sizes: Digital Citizenship Poster now available in 6 Languages
available for download in various sizes from Grey House Publishing.
Check out this recording of a webinar conducted by David Loertscher and San Jose State University students, where they ‘describe the creation and implementation of real Virtual Learning Commons that turn a static library website into a giant and collaborative learning space at the center of teaching and learning in the school.’
To view/download the recording, click this link: the Blackboard Collaborate recording
Caitlin Tucker provides clear and easy explanations of ways to use the free Google Docs suite of apps with students and teachers, at http://catlintucker.com/2012/05/making-the-most-of-google-docs-drive/
H/T to Kevin Jarrett for the recommendations
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