Many parents tell us that their child has had Facebook for so long that they cannot take it away from them, despite their concerns about the child's use of it. For those parents, and others who feel that they it is unrealistic to ask their children/young teens to wait before using Facebook we offer these suggestions for using Facebook more safely...
Added by Doug Fodeman on December 25, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments
Our ChildrenOnline newsletter for November focused on the most important skill set we believe children need to be taught in order to use the Internet safely. It is, by no means, a complete list. However, we hope it engages schools in some discussion as to whether they are offering enough of the skills that children need for their digital lives.
The November, 2011 newsletter can be found at:…Continue
Added by Doug Fodeman on December 25, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments
This will be the final “Sites of the Week” post for 2011. I hope everyone has a wonderful time with their family and friends and we will see you in January.
This week features:
Added by Chris Bigenho on December 16, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments
This week features:
Have a great weekend...
Added by Chris Bigenho on December 9, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments
Keeping warm; of course this is Australia and warm is the in thing to be. Like 30C lots and on Sunday – New Year’s Day it will be a mere 40 C (yes 104 Fahrenheit). What is so interesting about that? Well on Tuesday we fly to Harbin China ( now -28C; -18 Fahrenheit – definitely a warm streak compared to what is expect next Tuesday when we arrive) to hang out at the ice festival for a few days before going back to work in warm Dalian which now is -10 a plus 14 Fahrenheit; 18 degrees below…Continue
Added by Terrell Neuage on December 7, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
As I stood in an hour-long line to help my sister get an XBOX 360 for her son, I met a number of teachers and we had some great conversations about education. Yes, substitute teaching in an inner-city Midwest public school is very different than teaching an AP Physics class at an East Coast boarding school, but the questions seem to remain the same.
How are things different now than they were when we were students?
How can we reach the "unreachable" students, no…Continue
Added by Rebekah Randall on December 2, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments
Back from Thanksgiving break but still suffering from my tryptophan slump (actually a bit under the weather) so only three sites for this week. However, you should enjoy this set. I was personally moved by the first one on this list. Have a great weekend.
Added by Chris Bigenho on December 1, 2011 at 6:08pm — No Comments