for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
With technology always shifting, our communities and especially our students need a firm foundation for decision-making and behavior to help inform how these tools shape their lives. In the education community, we call this digital citizenship.
Before you ring in the new year, we’ve compiled this list of top blog posts based on traffic to the Gaggle Speaks Blog and the number of shares each post received. If you haven’t already done so, be sure to check out the top Gaggle Speaks posts from this past year.
BRB, LOL, LMAO, SMH, TTYL, WTF. Most of us are aware of SMS language found in text messages, also known as textese, texting language and many other names. The Reality Check Program has compiled a great list of text speak that educators and parents show know about.
Among the many duties that principals have, the most important is the broad task to create a positive climate that is hospitable to education. All aspects of the job, whether logistical or managerial in nature, should serve the end of creating a culture of intellectual and moral maturation and learning.
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.