Video Feature: Protecting Students’ Privacy on Social Media

Video Feature: Protecting Students’ Privacy on Social Media

In my search for digital literacy resources to share, I came across a great resources. One of them was a video from a well known digital literacy advocacy group on methods teachers can assit in protecting students’ privacy on social media. The video is by Common Sense Education who describe their mission as: Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization […]

Manners on the Internet?!

Manners on the Internet?!

After sharing about digital literacy I felt it was important to touch on another topic I feel is important about using social media in education, internet manners.  I know it might not seem like many people have those, especially in communities where they can remain anonymous! I believe that following guidelines for behavior in online social areas can help reduce incidents […]

Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy

With this the focus this week being social media and privacy in education I felt it would be appropriate to share two resources focused on teachers digital literacy to students. The first is from Google, and is centered on educating teachers on the hows and whys of digital literacy, and how important it is to teach students. It then goes […]

Reflection: Blogging!

Reflection: Blogging!

SO, I usually try to admit when I am wrong. It has reached the point I believe I am going to have to admit that about blogging for this class. When I first read that requirement I was mortified! I couldn’t think of anything but my days back in high school with my pretentious, angst ridden Xanga. I have used […]

Reflection: Produsage

Reflection: Produsage

I mentioned previously the professional benefits I gained through the knowledge gained from this course by increasing my PLN on Twitter, but I also benefited from the produsage assignment. I briefly spoke of my exploration of the world of micro-credentials and ideas we were tossing around for different professional development pilots using them. Between an insanely busy summer of developing, […]

Reflection: Everyone was Using Twitter, but Now I am Too!

Reflection: Everyone was Using Twitter, but Now I am Too!

During the course of this class I have been able to actively use the information I am learning to assist with my professional world! Many of our current projects revolve around expanding our reach and building better connections with our stakeholders. So much of the class has directly affected my ability to contribute towards these goals. It has been such […]