To evaluate the bonanza of apps, games, and websites that claim to have educational value, Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization best known for rating commercial media for age-level appropriateness, has developed a new rating system called…

Source: blogs.kqed.org

This timely article gives some valuable tips and insights for parents and teachers alike.

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The Distracted Generation Infographic: Tools and Tips to Get Children Refocused!

Source: elearninginfographics.com

Thanks to Susan Bainbridge for this timely and informative infographic!

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The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it’s used by people around the world.

Source: www.vox.com

This informative site sheds light on the pervasive workings of the Internet.

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Last week, at the annual ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, hundreds of developers and thousands of tech-forward educators converged for the year’s biggest edtech show-and-tell.

Source: www.graphite.org

Even if you couldn`t attend ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, last week, here are some tidbits to help you in the up-coming school year!


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Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w…

Source: blog.prezi.com

This is a solution to a common presentation problem.


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Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text #edtech http://t.co/mdKT41bjpy via @medkh9

Source: www.educatorstechnology.com Google Docs offer so many possibilities and solutions for Educational Technology. Thanks to @medkh9 for this !

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Kim Komando: Make Wi-Fi network safe for kids The Desert Sun Kim Komando: Make Wi-Fi network safe for kids. For filtering an entire network, the program you want is called OpenDNS Family Shield.

Source: www.desertsun.com Thanks to Kim Komando  (is that her real name?) for this timely tip! We all want cyber safety & security for our kids. She offers excellent tips on her website. See @Coolwired on Twitter. Thanks for visiting! bird_followme


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