…and encourage educators and students to use technology for civic engagement and to address challenges to improve their communities.
Many schools offer some sort of character development. Maybe it is something simple as discussing how to be a good friend to someone or to take care of the earth by picking up trash, but many educators try to instill some other virtues besides just math, science, English, etc. As an ed tech coach, I too desire to help others to pay attention to the digital world and what could be lurking underneath the awesome graphics on a website. What does the company believe? What values do they stand for? In a post titled, “Red and Yellow, Black and White,” I discuss the importance of paying attention to the people and companies behind the products we buy online. Be a good digital citizen and look into it.