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What is leetspeak?

Computer dictionary definition for what leetspeak means including related links, information, and terms.

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This is one of the most appropriate resources to demonstrate LEET SPEAK.  It has a LEET generator, that also creates may other outputs: Upside Down, Pig Latin, Gibberish, Binary, ASCII,  morse code, stats, and more.

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Posted by on October 27, 2015 in Technology

 

The Road Ahead: Schools Can Be Different | maelstrom

Schools can be different. Students can be trusted to do great things when given the opportunity. Will Richardson The word perhaps most frequently used in conjunction with the use of technology in our schools today is appropriate. This predominant concern with the word appropriate when it comes to technology is bewildering. While not wishing to dismiss…

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I have been asking students to consider not just a digital footprint, but a professional digital footprint for many years.  I think that this article sums up or articulates the message behind what I wanted for the students – to become digital leaders.

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Posted by on October 19, 2015 in Technology

 

Computers ‘do not improve’ pupil results, says OECD – BBC News

Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve pupils’ performance, according to a global study from the OECD.

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Could some argue that computers by themselves do not improve student learning, but paired with proper use or instruction, they may?

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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Technology

 

SWGfL Digital Literacy – Home

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Need to add ideas or insight to your Digital Literacy program?  CommonSenseMedia is great, but here is more.  Worth a deep look.

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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Technology

 

Get Cardboard – Google

Google Cardboard brings immersive experiences to everyone in a simple and affordable way. Whether you fold your own or buy a Works with Google Cardboard certified viewer, you’re just one step away from experiencing virtual reality on your smartphone.

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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Technology

 

Out of Eden Walk | Out Of Eden Learn

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"Out of Eden Learn is a unique online learning community designed to accompany Paul Salopek’s Out of Eden Walk. Through Out of Eden Learn, students from around the world can engage in Paul’s journey and all that it represents. They explore their own neighborhoods, investigate contemporary global issues, and reflect on how they as individuals fit into a broader geographical and historical context. In addition, they share their perspectives and interact with one another on an exciting digital platform that uses social media as a springboard for deep, meaningful learning. The goal is to ignite students’ interest in the wider world and support them to become more informed, thoughtful, and engaged ‘global citizens.’

Out of Eden Learn is an initiative of Project Zero, a research center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, in collaboration with Paul Salopek. With generous support from the Abundance Foundation, Out of Eden Learn is open to all schools and students, free of charge."

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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Technology

 

Keeping kids safe online: 20 tips from a digital dad

We are in a race to keep pace with our digital children who don’t know a pre-internet world. With all the potential risks, how do we guide, protect, instruct and parent?

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These are 20 excellent digital tips not so much for teachers, but for parents.

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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Technology

 
 
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