Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly’ Until recently, Facebook had dominated the social media landscape among America’s youth – but it is no longer the most popular online platform among teens, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

Teaching Digital Resilience

Teaching Digital Resilience – TechNotes Blog – TCEA

Teaching digital citizenship and digital resilience is important for helping to prepare our students for today’s world. This blog shows you how! In today’s world, much of our society happens online. It’s where people socialize, share ideas, and debate. However, it also isn’t without potential dangers. Extremist groups recruit online.

Garbage In, Garbage Out: machine learning has not repealed the iron law of computer science

Garbage In, Garbage Out: machine learning has not repealed the iron law of computer science

Pete Warden writes convincingly about computer scientists’ focus on improving machine learning algorithms, to the exclusion of improving the training data that the algorithms interpret, and how that focus has slowed the progress of machine learning. The problem is as old as data-processing itself: garbage in, garbage out.

Differentiated Instruction: Resource Roundup

Differentiated Instruction: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Levels of Understanding: Learning That Fits All: Learn how to develop a framework to support creating homework or practice to meet the needs of all learners. (Edutopia, 2015) Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing: Discover how one chemistry teacher uses incremental learning goals, formative assessments, and differentiation to inspire students to work hard and reach their potential.