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Best practices for integrating technology into education

Technology presents a unique experience for educators and administrators to improve the learning experience for their students. Whether involving Web 2.0 or mobile devices like iPads, technology is a teaching tool that has a potential to revolutionize the education system.

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Teachers, Teens and "The Talk" About Technology Linda McCarthy, Author and Fran Staniec, Technology Teacher, Taft High School Learn about free security books for teachers, topics taught in technology classes, topics students like the most, cell phones and drama, and why "the talk" about technology needs to start at home.

A Call to All Teachers -- thanks to Microsoft sponsorship, McCarthy's book Digital Drama is available for free download on (September 24th - 27th) in English and Spanish. Join in on our talk and learn how teachers are using these free resources to educate the next generation workforce.

Linda McCarthy will be talking with Fran Staniec, Technology Teacher, Taft High School, Chicago

Taft High School in Chicago is one of the schools leading the pack by creating lesson plans and teaching their freshmen important safety measures. For example: how to create safe passwords, how to configure a secure Facebook account, antivirus installation and software updating, responsible posting for ALL devices, antibullying, and Internet safety.

Staniec will talk about how they use the free books to create lesson plans and teach Internet safety and security in the classroom. Ask yourself: are your students ready to hit the ground running when it comes to security and entering the professional world?
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Sep 24 2013
50 mins
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