Finding Middle Ground

Based on what I know about the zone of proximal development, I need to find a middle ground between what students know (no learning taking place) and what they have to learn. Similar to the sample lesson in 10.e, I would start with goals my students have for their future–whether it be getting into a middle school of their choice, having a good job, or going to college. I would ask them what kinds of behaviors and characteristics would help them achieve those goals, and which actions or behaviors might be hurtful if a future employer or interviewer found out about them. We would then discuss how digital footprints can put both bad and good out into the world–sometimes forever! I would hope that by teaching them that the same values that are important for face to face relationships matter in digital interactions as well would prevent negativity in their digital footprints.

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2 + 8 =

Reflection from an Office Administrator

Generation Text Online is a proactive way of addressing bullying related issues/communications that occur routinely, whether it be between student to student or student to teacher.

Video: College Students

College Students Struggle with many issues and Need supports

It is important to learn new strategies

I found this course to be very insightful and interesting on many different levels. First off, being a teacher I think it is always important to reflect and learn new teaching strategies.

This is good stuff and it is definitely powerful in the way that changes students’ lives.

It was awesome to share the info with our folks in Nebraska schools and colleges! You have every right for your heart to grow big. This is good stuff and it is definitely powerful in the way that changes students’ lives. I’m proud of you, Jill, and proud to know you!!

A teacher has many things that they must teach a child.

The content, character, and being a duel citizen in the 21st century are three things that are assigned to teachers.

The lessons with videos were the most valuable

The lessons with videos were the most valuable and I actually shared them with a coworker who teaches internet safety to the high school students.