Tag Archives: digital citizenship

Teacher Feature #34 – Holiday Thoughts

Today, K-12 students are on their winter break in Manitoba. Tomorrow, many of our students’ families will celebrate Christmas. As a result, a good number of our youngsters will return to school, in the new year, having received gifts which … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward Day – April 25, 2013

As a classroom teacher, are you looking for an activity which will engage your students? If so, I recommend that you and your students investigate the “Pay It Forward Day” resource. Although the official day is tomorrow, the last Thursday … Continue reading

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“Sharing Is Caring” – A story worth re-telling!

Although this tale has already been documented in my earlier posts, this powerful, inspirational story needs to be regularly shared with educators and their students. Alan Levine (aka @cogdog) has challenged DS106 and ETMOOC participants to share “True Stories of … Continue reading

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Teacher Feature #18 – Pay It Forward Day

My previous two blog posts alerted teachers to the unique educational opportunity afforded students on Thursday, April 26th. For the past few years, the last Thursday of April has been designated as “Pay It Forward Day”. Teacher Feature #18 – … Continue reading

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April 26, 2012 is “Pay It Forward Day”

Over the years, the last Thursday of April has been designated as a special day. This year, Thursday, April 26th is designated as the international “Pay it Forward Day” … an excellent opportunity for students to demonstrate their digital citizenship. … Continue reading

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Digital We, It Starts With Me!

In celebration of Media Literacy Week 2011, Manitoba Education, Manitoba Association of Computing Educators (ManACE), and Manitoba Teachers’ Society (MTS) are inviting Manitoba teachers and students to submit a digital story or description of an action they have taken related … Continue reading

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Digital We, It Starts With Me!

Andy McKiel invited me to attend the kick-off celebration of Manitoba’s Media Literacy Week at the Manitoba Museum on Monday, November 7th. I was delighted to see students and educators, from the following schools, demonstrate how they were using, or … Continue reading

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Social Studies TeachMeet with Technology

As a K-12 Social Studies teacher, would you like to learn how to integrate Google Maps into your class, collaborate on the building of a wiki website, explore Audacity freeware to create audio files and/or podcasts, or learn about a … Continue reading

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UnPlug’d: Why Sharing Matters! *

The 37 innovative educators, who recently attended the UnPlug’d Canadian Educational Summit, were given a task. Each participant was challenged to identify one moment or idea, from his/her educational career, which was worthy to be shared in an online publication … Continue reading

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Viral Video Victory for LwICT

I admire a well-crafted digital story. I admire one even more, when the message can be used to instruct or motivate K-12 students. Imagine my delight to recently view a YouTube video entitled, “Digital Citizenship – Who Will You Be?” … Continue reading

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