How We Organize Ourselves

Technology is a tool that impacts our lives.

Click on the title above to learn about 5 different forms from the past of current digital media. You will find out that even Thomas Edison was a fan of cat videos!

You will also see (by clicking HERE) that Anne Frank and her friends had Friendship Books (known as FB's) in which they wrote messages to each other. Sound familiar?

Thomas Edison - 1894 Boxing cats
Digital Footprint - What Digital Footprint Are You Leaving Online?

BrainPop Spotlight: Digital Citizenship

Click here or do a search for 'digital citizenship spotlight' in BrainPop. MIS has a subscription to BrainPop. The username and password will be in your Study Books. Have a look at all the videos, games, posters, and quizzes to do with becoming a Digital Citizen.
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I Am A Digital Citizen

Take a look at the graphic below. It was made using ThingLink. As you move the mouse over different parts of the graphic, links to other places on the internet with more information to support the ideas in the graphic, will pop up.

How could you use this technology to share your own learning?

Thinglink is available to use on a web browser or can be downloaded to iPads and iPhones.

What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains

What do you think this video will be about?

What do YOU think the internet is doing to our brains?

What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

Teach the Way Kids Learn

How can technology change the way your teacher reaches you and helps you learn?

How would you like to learn at your own pace, learning things that are important to you?

Personalized Learning: 5 Future Technology Predictions from IBM

Who Invented the Internet? And why?

Who were the main players in the invention of the internet? Why did it come about? How long did it take to create? Who should get the credit for the internet as we know it, today?
Who Invented the Internet? And Why?

The History of Technology in Education

This video shows a timeline of the development of technology and the impact it had on our lives.
The history of technology in education

Technology In The Classroom

There are lots of facts and opinions in this video.

Do you have an opinion based on the video?

Technology in the Classroom: Digital Media

Technology in Education - A Future Classroom

This video was made by a student who will graduate High School at the end of 2015. What do you think of his vision of the classroom of the future?
Technology in Education: A Future Classroom

A Day Made of Glass

Glass is transforming our world. The glass used in many kinds of touch technology, has great potential for transforming our lives. Take a look at this future vision of what our world might look like. Would you like to live in a world like this?
Must See | The Future of Glass Technology | 2014 | Latest |

What Most Schools Don't Teach

Coding. Do you know what it is? Why we have it? What is does for us? If you are interested in coding and learning how to code, go see Mrs. terBorg (who would love to help you out!) or check out the links below this video.
What Most Schools Don't Teach

Coding 101

The websites and apps below are great places to start if you are interested in learning how to code. They are all free to use (some require log-in in order to save your progress).

Think Before You Post

The top ten things to think about before posting to Social Media. What do you think will make this list? Did any surprise you?
Oversharing - Digital Citizenship