Digital Citizenship

Where is your life

Where Am I Online, I have connections: a neighborhood [or several] in which I can visit, share, collaborate, and celebrate with people all over the world. It’s easiest to find my friends, my PLN [personal learning network] on Twitter, especially…

Let’s Talk Blog Images

Images, Copyright, and Fair Use Images bring your blog post to life– it adds information and interest. But we can’t just reach up into the clouds and grab a colorful image. The images we choose and use must be those…

Maker MIndset #clmooc #teachdonow

Jackie Gerstein at UsergeneratedEducation pushes us constantly to think through the educational mandates and silver bullets to focus on students and their learning. What will best guide students to become thinking, caring, productive persons? The first thirty-eight slides of her presentation…

#clmooc MMM Make More Memes

Memes: a media element spread on the internet, altered by others, and added to the internet’s dispersed collections. They are fun, often humorous, and sometimes satirical. They can be informative. Dogtrax [ Kevin Hodgson] invites us to continue the #clmooc…

Whose image is it?

I love poster images and inspirational quotes. Sometimes they just make my day or encourage me to keep going. Images create emotional responses and so are a powerful addition to our communications. But whose images do we use? I favorited…

Digital Literacy: Ownership #etmooc

Who owns our data? Our School Our school encourages in our daily work and curricula a continuous emphasis on digital citizenship and digital safety; we practice citizenship in our classrooms, virtual and in reality. This discussion and practice we hope…

Digital Literacies Education #etmooc

Think… If you are connected to and participating in a personal learning network, then you understand the culture of today’s connected and public world. Perhaps you have created lessons and projects using Google Docs, a Wiki, or Twitter to collaborate…

You’re Awesome !

What an awesome assembly! Gene Tagaban, an inspirational Native American storyteller and performer, presented our students and staff wtih an “awesome” assembly.  The students and staff loved it. He brought meaning to the word “awesome!” Mr. Tagaban told stories to…

Inspiring Writers

We’ve been on a fantastic journey this year. Part of that journey has truly inspired us: Quad Blogging! We are a team of four schools, with one school taking the lead in posting for the week, and the other classes…