Fact or fiction? Media literacy in 2020
DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Susan Brooks-Young says the surge in the deliberate use of misinformation reveals Americans’ limited abilities as effective consumers of media. She offers several ways to help teachers and students find the truth in what they see.
How to protect students’ safety on the internet
The internet has opened a variety options for educators and school systems to educate students in a different way. The big question is: How are students kept safe while on the web? DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Summaya Knight offers tips on helping students become better digital citizens.
How to make changes that are proactive—and lasting
Transformational leadership means much more than making simple tweaks to the way you've always done things, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Lorrie Owens. It also means changing how stakeholders think and feel about doing those things.
Promoting collaboration in the classroom
It's becoming more common for students to work in groups rather than individually. DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Rachelle Dene Poth says creating these active learning communities can positively impact a learner's ability and help meet individual learner goals.