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Professional Safety Online

Friday, January 4th, 2008

This fall I had the opportunity to sit on a meeting detailing the importance of using digital technologies appropriately as an education professional. While the presentation was very well-intended, it seemed that a number of my teacher colleagues left with sense that there is no safe way to professionally use technology and that doing so [...]

Facebook Safety Recommendations

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Facebook best practice: Sophos recommended privacy settings for Facebook This article contains some really practical tips on Facebook privacy settings. Though Facebook is most likely not part of your classroom practice, it never hurts to equip your students with good tips for their real-world use of online tools. The article, written from the perspective of [...]

Social Networking and NSBA

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Earlier this month, the National School Boards Association published a document called Creating & connecting: Research and guidelines on online social – and educational – networking. What makes this document notable is that is published by a mainstream education organization (as opposed to 3rd-party groups such as the Gates Foundation or the George Lucas Foundation [...]