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Technology in Our Classroom

I believe it is important for students to learn to use technology, and to use technology to learn.  We all know the Internet is a valuable tool for learning, but we need to teach rules about appropriate use and safety at a young age. Here are three great websites with tips and rules about online safety.

Internet Safety Tips for Elementary School Kids | Common Sense Media

Ten Rules of Internet Safety for Kids

Internet Safety from KidsHealth.org

As we visit the computer lab at school, we will talk about some of these important issues.  Please continue these discussions at home with your child, and take advantage of parental control settings on your home computers.

Just for fun, here is a video that shows some of the technology that is available today and how it is changing the way we live. The Future of Glass Technology

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