Posted on June 19, 2017 by Thomas Dodson
The number one issue young people face online–and it may even be truer during these summer months–is their parents are largely absent from their digital lives. Our experience and research shows it starts with digital empathy.Read Full Post
K-12 data security, data privacy and student online safety have all become familiar topics for schools and districts. The meanings of these terms are often confused for one another, however, which leads to misinformation and misunderstanding on how they relate to, and differ from, one another.Read Full Post
Many states, schools and districts, have adopted Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) standards, to foster self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision-making in students.Read Full Post
Posted on May 15, 2017 by Sara Keag
As a high school counselor, I found it necessary to watch 13 Reasons Why. After finishing the Netflix series, like most, it hit me hard. I didn’t cry as I was told I would, but my stomach reached up and picked my heart like an apple from a tree and swallowed it whole.
Posted on May 9, 2017 by Karri Adams
Before I became an instructional technology facilitator, I was an early elementary school teacher. A great portion of my time was allotted to reading instruction. One critical skill that I taught students, as well as their parents, was how to choose a “just right” book—one that wasn’t too easy or too hard but was perfectly matched to an individual’s reading interests and abilities.Read Full Post