Why Social Media Should Be More Like Yoga

Dear Teachers, When I'm not delivering professional development or talking/thinking/dreaming about digital citizenship, I'm either reading, walking my dog, or doing yoga. Yesterday at yoga, I got an inspiration for this blog post: let's make social media more like yoga! If you're scratching your head a bit at that thought, allow me to explain. My … Continue reading Why Social Media Should Be More Like Yoga

Growing Digital Citizens as We Grow Ourselves

Dear Teachers, When teachers hear the term “digital citizenship”  and want to know more about that topic, they often begin with some kind of interest in addressing cyberbullying. Cyberbullying and other risks of the Internet - computer viruses, identity theft, phishing, etc. - are legitimate concerns, of course, and our students certainly need to be … Continue reading Growing Digital Citizens as We Grow Ourselves