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Knowing these digital learning theories and models can boost your instruction. While pursuing teaching degrees, educators are introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar names include Piaget, Bandura, Vygotsky, and Gardner. Although understanding these learning theories is still important, aspiring educators also need to become familiar with… learn more
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) is a global organization promoting the responsible use of computer technology. Founded in 1981, CPSR educates policymakers and the public on a wide range of issues, including Privacy & Civil Liberties, Internet Governance, Voting Technology, Computers in the Workplace, and Computers & the Environment. Originally founded by U.S. computer… learn more
When finding the best approach to classroom technology, an educator must consider several different factors, including: Technology matching student learning needs. This can be accomplished by first listing the academic goals each student should achieve, then finding the right learning technology instead of installing the technology and then building lessons around it. Technology being the right… learn more
Online Safety Platform for Schools and Families. The Digital Matters platform uses free interactive lessons and dynamic storytelling to help teachers engage young people in online safety lessons. Following UKCIS’ Education for a Connected World Framework and created by Internet Matters, Digital Matters covers a range of online safety lesson topics ranging from cyberbullying to… learn more
The very concept of teaching with deep fake technology may be unsettling to some. After all, deep fake technology, which utilizes AI and machine learning and can alter videos and animate photographs in a manner that appears realistic, has frequently been covered in a negative light. The technology can be used to violate privacy and… learn more
Information, Advice, and Support to Keep Children Safe Online. Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly. From age-specific online safety checklists to guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, you’ll find a host of practical tips to help… learn more
Internet Safety 101® is a digitally-based internet safety resource designed to educate, equip and empower parents, educators and other adults with the knowledge and resources needed to protect children from Internet dangers including pornography, predators, cyberbullies and threats related to online gaming, social networking and mobile devices. Enough Is Enough®® understands that internet safety is… learn more