3 ways to promote diversity in the classroom

Digital resources and innovative teaching strategies can go a long way in supporting--and celebrating--diversity in the classroom

Diversity, according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, is the condition of having or being composed of differing elements, especially the inclusion of people of different races, cultures, etc. in a group or … Read More

4 tips for an effective digital citizenship program

Identifying the issues facing your school and learning how to prevent those issues is a proactive way to approach digital citizenship

Today, students are not merely digital natives; they are voracious consumers and creators of digital content both in school and out. This increased access has also increased the risk that … Read More

Is it fake? How to teach with news and media sources

Teaching students how to identify and use high-quality news and media resources isn't as daunting as one might think

Between the recent presidential election, COVID-19, and racial unrest, our students are barraged with 24/7 access to news and media that can be real, fake, or altered. According to the … Read More

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students Dr. Audrey Hovannesian March 29, 2019 Standing at the intersection of digital citizenship and responsible device usage, school districts can make a real difference in their students’ lives

By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. They use these tools on … Read More

Could digital citizenship be the most important pandemic lesson?

As our world becomes increasingly connected, the basic elements of digital citizenship will prove critical for students’ continued success

When the pandemic prompted schools to quickly shift to distance learning last spring, educators became responsible for using online technologies to teach students. This was the first time that many … Read More