Teachers, are you confused by terms like copyright, public domain, and Creative Commons? You don’t need to be a legal expert to master the basics. Find out what these terms mean and how to teach them in the classroom.
Find Free Images For Students On Photos For Class (With How-To Posters)
Photos For Class is a great site to find free images. It can be used by students under 13 and they don’t need to worry about attribution. My printable PDF posters offer step-by-step instructions for teachers and students to use in the classroom.
Teaching Children About Digital Footprints and Online Reputations (With Student Poster)
This post breaks down how to teach students about digital footprints. You can also find 10 important things to know about digital footprints summarised in a poster.
Poster: How To Write A Quality Blog Comment
Do you have a class blog? I’ve found that having a poster to refer to can really help when teaching about quality commenting. Feel free to use my 2018 updated quality commenting poster in your classroom or on your blog.
Creative Commons Infographic
I’ve long been aware that many people don’t realise that you can’t use just any image off the internet for your own purposes. Many of my students join my class with the habit of reproducing Google Images strongly ingrained. This habit is often either taught or not questioned by parents or previous teachers. I also […]
Internet Safety Posters for Teachers, Students, Schools, and Parents
Please note, this post was last updated in 2018 and I no longer update this website. Back in the days when technology lived in a computer lab, students were often advised on the narrow topics of cyber safety/internet safety as well as cyberbullying. While still vital concepts, changes in technology use have given rise to […]
Tips and Topics for Student Bloggers
Recently, I wrote two posts about quality student blogs. You can find them here and here. I have also written a guide to setting up student blogs here. A new group of students in my class are almost ready to earn their own blogs. I wanted to compile the tips I offer my students in […]
Troubleshooting Computer Problems: Using Posters In The Classroom
I am a big advocate of training my students to become as independent as possible with technology. Many technology users can get bogged down with “technical issues” which can take away from the benefits of using the tools. As I have written about before, I try to make my use of ICT explicit to my […]