Master The Latest Educational Technology To Teach 21st Century Skills. The pace of technological change picks up speed with each passing day. Educators must place the proper emphasis on technology leadership—using proven methods—if they are to prepare students to thrive in the classroom and beyond. When first published in 2009, this book empowered administrators and teachers to plan and execute effective strategies for enhancing student engagement and achievement through technology. This second edition features 80% brand-new material addressing the latest technological developments, combined with the authors’ tested methods for applying them in schools. Features include: • Aligning technology to the ISLLC Standards, ISTE Standards, and Common Core State Standards • Comprehensive guides to the newest technologies and trends that school leaders need to know • A companion website featuring a massive volume of resources for additional progress With this book close at hand, school leaders will confidently guide students into the exciting digital future. “The world of technology changes by the second and educators are left in the dust to navigate a tsunami of tools. Levin and Schrum provide a detailed roadmap of technology tools available today and how they can be harnessed by educators to improve student engagement.” -Eric Sheninger, Educational Consultant and Author of Digital Leadership “School leaders need less philosophy and more of a focus on the practical steps needed to move forward. Levin and Schrum update their best-selling First Edition by adding in the newest innovations in technology, while at the same time offering suggestions on how to get started.” -Peter DeWitt, Corwin author/Consultant Finding Common Ground Blog/ Education Week

Ensuring Success

Ensuring Success: Legal, Safety, Ethical, and Curricular Considerations for School Leaders

“As more and more students interact digitally—with content, one another, and various communities—the concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important.”

—Terry Heick

What You Will Learn in This Chapter

  • Information and strategies to address the legal, safety, and ethical responsibilities required for leading a technology-rich environment— using an educative and common-sense approach.
  • Obligations and responsibilities for ensuring Internet safety, including FERPA, CIPA, and copyright law.
  • Instructional strategies for implementing a digital citizenship curriculum so that teachers and students can use the Internet and Web 2.0 tools safely and with confidence.

Key Terms Used In This Chapter

Acceptable/Responsible Use Policy (AUP)

Acceptable (or responsible) use policies (AUPs) should at a minimum describe the benefits or privileges offered to users of ...

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