Monthly Archives: May 2011

Intermediate Division AUP

Creating this Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) has really consolidated the different ideas and huge amounts of information I have been exposed to over the last few months.  I know that I will be a better teacher because I now have … Continue reading

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The Power of the Web

Hyperlinked Learning The way the world communicates today, I don’t think, could have been predicted.  I still remember my mother teaching me the importance of hand-writing letters, and I recently had an encounter with a member of an older generation … Continue reading

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Social Media Mentors

Yes, of course, as a teacher I need to show the kids how to search safely for information, not to share their details, etc… but whose job is it to guide kids through Facebook and texting etiquette? Precisely what I am struggling with … Continue reading

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How does copyright apply to me?

To Understand. How many teachers actually know how copyright and fair use laws apply to them as educators, and how many of them know what to teach their students about citing sources?  I would estimate that half of the teachers … Continue reading

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