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Online Text Books The CK-12 Foundation was founded with the mission to enable everyone to learn in his or her own way. We pair high quality content with the latest technologies. We equip students, teachers, and parents with everything they need. For free. Website http://www.ck12.org/
SafeSchools online training The safety of our staff and students is of utmost importance. That's why we're pleased to offer the SafeSchools online training system to our employees. We're confident you'll find these courses to be informative and helpful towards maintaining a safe learning environment.
Teachers Guide to Cyberbullying Online cruelty, also referred to as cyberbullying, takes place whenever someone uses digital media tools such as the Internet and cell phones to deliberately upset or harass someone else, often repeatedly. While spreading rumors and bullying is nothing new for kids, online tools can magnify the hurt, humiliation, and social drama in a very public way. Cyberbullying can take a rumors, or posting cruel comments or images online. The feeling of being anonymous or “removed” from a target in an online environment can encourage a kid who normally wouldn’t say anything mean face-to-face to act irresponsibly or unethically. To learn more go to the link attached.
Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum Lesson Plans. Interactive Games. Professional Development. Family Education. Navigating cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and other digital dilemmas are a real challenge for schools. But technology also provides incredible opportunities for students to learn, connect, create, and collaborate in ways never before imagined. Your school can build a positive school culture that supports the safe and responsible use of technology with Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Students can build skills around critical thinking, ethical discussion, and decision making. And you and your school can join thousands of others across the globe by getting recognized for your efforts. Our turnkey Curriculum includes comprehensive resources for students, like lesson plans, student digital interactives, and assessments, as well as professional development for teachers and materials for family education.
ISTE 14 critical elements necessary to effectively leverage technology The ISTE Essential Conditions are the 14 critical elements necessary to effectively leverage technology for learning. They offer educators and school leaders a research-backed framework to guide implementation of the ISTE Standards, tech planning and systemwide change. Learn more about each condition below and find out how they apply to your school or district. Share the information with your colleagues! For a deeper look into your school or district’s strengths and weaknesses, use the Lead & Transform Diagnostic Tool to generate a free custom report that will help guide your tech integration planning based on the Essential Conditions.