USING ONLINE JOURNALS AND BLOGS
Students explore using weblogs in the classroom. There are websites where teachers and students can sign up for their own blogs for free.
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Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling lesson uses a specific rape case to launch research into a discussion of the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
It's tempting to abandon rules and social expectations when you sit down at the computer. But what are the dangers of releasing personal information on the Internet? How can this information be used by strangers? Learn more about keeping...
22 mins 6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Collaborative Literature Circle For the 21st Century
Using ichat or Edmodo 4th -6th graders participate in an inter-school literature circle. Students from two different schools pair up online through ichat and use a blog to conduct a book circle. This lesson plan is wonderful; it fully...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills
The 3 A's of Awesome
"I was trying to remind myself of those simple, universal little pleasures, that we all love but we just don't talk about enough." Neil Pasricha reveals three secrets to leading a fruitful life that led him to write a best-selling novel...
18 mins 7th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable