Technology & Parenting with Tech

Technology Integration Articles
You can lead a class to technology but only pedagogy makes kids think
Your Phone vs. Your Heart
Implementing the first five days – an interview with Ian VanderSchee (Alan November podcast)
How Educators and Schools Can Make the Most of Google Hangouts
Flipped Learning: A Response to 5 Common Criticisms (I’m not sure that I’m convinced…my reasons aren’t on this list!)
Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start With Creating from Mindshift
11 Essentials for Excellent Portfolios on Edutopia
Meet the 15-Year-Old Tech Whiz Whose Software Is Turning the Tide Against Internet Hate
Balancing the 2 Faces of E-Portfolios
Tracking Student Grades Minute by Minute: Help or Hindrance? from MindShift
I gave my students iPads – then I wished I could take them back Washington Post
Why Smart Kids Shouldn’t Use Laptops In ClassWhy Smart Kids Shouldn’t Use Laptops In Class
10 Ways to Search Google That 96% of People Don’t Know About
How to deal with digital distractions
Kids do a lot better when schools ban smartphones
New Teen Texting Codes: What they mean and when to worry
Attention Students: Put your laptops away from NPR
Navigating the Smartphone Minefield: A guide for middle school leaders

Why Design Thinking In Schools Loses Power When Reduced to a Checklist

Student Portfolios
Seesaw: Student Driven Digital Portfolios
Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection from Edutopia
ePortfolios by Dr. Helen Barrett
11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios from Edutopia
3 Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios from Edutopia
The Art of Reflection from Edutopia

Copyright & Fair Use
Copyright on Campus video

Royalty Free Resources

Parenting & Technology
Parent Concerns – Common Sense Media
Privacy & Internet Safety – Common Sense Media
Is it okay to let my kid play Minecraft for hours? – Common Sense Media
Why Social Media is Not Smart for Middle School Kids
What the screen time experts do with their own kids
Bill Gates reveals the ‘safe’ minimum age for kids to get a smartphone
Flirt. Like. Ghost: A journey into the social media life of teens
Think You Know What Your Kids Are Doing Online? Think Again
Why the Best Parental Control Is You
Why Social Media Is Not Smart for Middle School Kids
Momo Challenge
Social Media, Social Life – Common Sense Media Infographic
In the how-much-screen-time-debate, all parents are just trying to figure it out

Forget Screen Time Rules: Lean Into Parenting Your Wired Child

If you use a smartphone, you need to see this right now

Technology Videos
Taylor Mali, Undivided Attention

“Take Me Out” by Atomic Tom LIVE on NYC subway

Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

The Challenges of Raising A Digital Native

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