Tag: education

Worth Our Embrace

Worth Our Embrace Digitally Lit #238 – 3/21/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #238 of Digitally Literate. I worked on the following this week: The Online Learning Collective – Together with a group of new friends, we volunteered to start up a Facebook Group to support educators as they adapt to the challenges of bringing…

Digitally Literate #233

To The Renegades Digitally Lit #233 – 2/15/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #233 of Digitally Literate. I posted and shared the following this week: Happy Safer Internet Day – I’m continuing to blog for the Screentime Research Group. This is primarily for parents and educators as they think about living & learning in an…

Digitally Literate #225

Real, flawed Users Digitally Lit #225 – 12/07/2019 Hi all, welcome to issue #225 of Digitally Literate, thanks for stopping by. Please subscribe if you would like this to show up in your email inbox. This week my latest research piece was finally made available online from CITE. It is titled Educate, Empower, Advocate: Amplifying…

Digitally Literate #222

A Broken World Digitally Lit #222 – 11/16/2019 Hi all, welcome to issue #222 of Digitally Literate, thanks for stopping by. Please subscribe if you would like this to show up in your email inbox. This week I posted the following: National Council of Teachers of English Defines Literacy in a Digital Age – Last…

Digitally Literate #221

A Brave New Face Digitally Lit #221 – 11/9/2019 Hi all, welcome to issue #221 of Digitally Literate, thanks for stopping by. Please subscribe if you would like this to show up in your email inbox. This week I posted the following: NCTE’s Definition of Literacy in a Digital Age – Under the leadership of…

The Two Codes Your Kids Need to Know

This opinion from Thomas Friedman shares insight from The College Board, and a surprising conclusion about keys to success for college and life. Not surprisingly, they indicate that students need the ability to master “two codes” — computer science and the U.S. Constitution. Their short answer was that if you want to be an empowered citizen…

Drew Spangler on Twitter – Student self-assessment

Students self assessing themselves as they leave PE. We are working on being honest and being better than we were the day before. #hardwork #honesty #bdp3 #kmdolphins #physicaleducation pic.twitter.com/VFKelQyhLL — Drew Spangler (@DSpanglerPE) September 5, 2018

White Fragility in Teaching and Education

White Fragility in Teaching and Education: An Interview With Dr. Robin DiAngelo – EdSurge News (EdSurge)

Why do white men clam up when conversations steer toward race? Why are white women prone to crying when discussing this topic (and how can those tears …

An interview with Robin DiAngelo in EdSurge. Why do white men clam up when conversations steer toward race? Why are white women prone to crying when discussing this topic (and how can those tears silence women of color)? Why do some leaders feel uncomfortable and reluctant to get feedback on how their actions and behaviors are perceived?…

Report: Teachers Find Technology Mostly Helpful in Classroom

Report: Teachers Find Technology Mostly Helpful in Classroom

New research suggests that a majority of teachers believe technology is helping them do a better job in the classroom. The research also suggests that many educators are concerned digital devices can cause physical and mental harm to students. All annotations in context. The 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey was published by the website Campus Technology. Of those questioned, 44…

How teachers can help kids find their political voices

Social justice belongs in our schools, says educator Sydney Chaffee. In a bold talk, she shows how teaching students to engage in activism helps them build important academic and life skills — and asks us to rethink how we can use education to help kids find their voices. “Teaching will always be a political act,”…