Supporting Learning Using Technology

Foundational Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

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Source: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Website

Model for Understanding Technology Integration

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Good technology integration isn’t about using the fanciest tool, it’s about being aware of the range of options and picking the right strategy—or strategies—for the lesson at hand.

Ways to Promote Digital Citizenship

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Source: TechNotesExplore six strategies for promoting digital citizenship and device ownership among students in the classroom. Digital citizenship refers to the responsible and ethical use of technology and the internet. It encompasses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that individuals need to navigate the digital world safely, responsibly, and respectfully. The purpose of promoting digital citizenship is to empower students to become responsible digital citizens who can make informed decisions, engage in positive online behavior, understand how to protect their privacy and security, and contribute positively to the digital community.

Vicki's EdTech Refresh Website

The goal of Vicki's EdTech Refresh is to encourage teachers and educational leaders to put learning in a new context by taking full advantage of the technology tools at our disposal to engage and educate students. The site includes demos and "How To" slides on a variety of apps and programs such as Zoom, Teams, Jamboard, etc. 
Check out the: Training Topics, Demo Slams, Vicki's Toolbox, Tips & Tricks and Curriculum

Understanding the Digital Generation

Run Time: 6:00 - Jun 14, 2018
Ian Jukes is the founder and Executive Director of the InfoSavvy Group, an international educational consulting firm; as well as a director of Springboard21, which provides education solutions across the global education landscape. Ian has been a classroom teacher - teaching every grade from Kindergarten to Grade 12 - a school, district, provincial, and national educational leader; a university professor; an award-winning author; an international consultant; and a keynote speaker. To date, he has worked with clients in more than 80 countries, and made more than 12,000 presentations. He is also the author or coauthor of 18 books and 9 educational series.

Back to School Tech SEL Activities

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Source: TechNotes Blog
Texas Computer Education Association (tcea) has shared a plethora of SEL related activities/ideas that you could use at the beginning or throughout the school year. You will find  activities for Icebreakers, Bellringers, Leadership, Library, STEM, SEL, Templates, Tools, Ideas to Try, Coaching and much more. 

Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

Run Time: 12:31 - Feb 2016
We're raising our girls to be perfect, and we're raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. Saujani has taken up the charge to socialize young girls to take risks and learn to program -- two skills they need to move society forward. To truly innovate, we cannot leave behind half of our population, she says. "I need each of you to tell every young woman you know to be comfortable with imperfection."