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URLs of wisdom (23rd November)

URLs of wisdom is a weekly round-up of interesting links about topics at the intersection of people, science and technology.

Behaviour

URLs Of Wisdom - Links

Are Parents Confident About Managing Kids’ Technology Use?

attended the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) 2014 annual conference last week and was captivated by the results of the organization’s new digital parenting research — a national survey conducted by Hart Research Associates — with randomly selected parents of children, ages 6 – 17. 273 more words

21st Century Learning

Social media and school culture - Hamish Curry Keynote

Attending the Pearson National Learning and Teaching Conference last week in Brisbane was an awesome experience.

Apart from having the opportunity to present on issues I’m passionate about – the importance of teachers being lifelong learners plus how we can instill in our students a love of reading – I had the opportunity to attend a number of fabulous presentations by other educators. 713 more words

Personal Growth

Can I just Copy and Paste?

That’s a good picture, where did you find that? Ehh Google images….
Sound familiar? Well it’s second nature to me and I’m sure to the majority of you also. 402 more words

Digital Natives

Bridging the divide between Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives

I came across this video of Jason Dorsey speaking to a large group of business leaders and was quite literally blown away!

Never before had I really focused on the enormous issue that within our school libraries we work with and aim to meet the needs of no less than four generations – concurrently! 335 more words

Learning Community

Digital Natives

Being exposed to the concerns parents and teachers have about kids in the digital age are extremely informative and valuable to shaping responsible, “Digital Natives… 291 more words

As the Holidays Near

Upcoming Important Dates

Monday, November 10 – No School Teacher Workshop Day
Tuesday, November 11 – Veterans Day, No School
Friday, November 14 – School Dance GMS Gym 6:00 – 8:00 pm… 1,423 more words