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Bitstrips: “This was the coolest thing ever!!!!!!!”

Bitstrips for Schools is a comic creation tool that gets rave reviews from the 4th graders. So much so that one girl proclaimed, “this was the coolest thing ever!!!!!!!” (And yes, she did use that many exclamation points in her comment.) As a teacher, you can very easily create a classroom in which you can see all […]

Minions, Spider Man, and a Lesson in Digital Citizenship

Earlier today, I taught a lesson on digital citizenship in Mary Sheila’s fourth grade classroom. It is a lesson that I adapted from Common Sense Media’s lesson, Super Digital Citizen. I took inspiration from Common Sense Media –a leading source in all things digital media, technology, and using it safely– and then beefed it up […]