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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Erasing Your Digital Footprint

According to the blog, Educatorstechnology, "one of the essential parts of the digital citizenship I have been long talking about in this blog is about digital footprints. Students need to know that whatever they do or create online leaves behind a trail or digital breadcrumbs that others can trace. This "others" can be anyone from prospective employers, to college admission boards, anything you do online should be vetted by a critical lens and if "you don't want your parents to know about it then better not do it". Link: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/09/8-steps-for-students-to-remove-thier.html

Music Apps

Mazlow and Technology

When technology is integrated with the purpose of addressing specific growth-oriented goals, it increases a student's potential for their development. Here is his familiar pyramid for using technology. Link: http://clouducation.wordpress.com/2014/09/23/mazlows-needs-for-students-using-technology-for-learning/

The Newseum

This innovative website is a free, cross-disciplinary classroom resource featuring interactive timelines, videos and historic front pages. Link: http://www.newseumdigitalclassroom.org/digital-classroom/default.aspx:

US Government Films

FedFlix has nearly 2000 films produced by the US government during the 20th Century. There is a wide range of topics. Most are simply informative, but some are instructional for government workers and are propaganda films. Link: https://archive.org/