Parenting & Tech

Leading Self…..Digitally

Ravenscroft’s Lead from Here initiative, and its Citizen Leader framework, is designed to help students learn how to lead self, lead with others, and change their world. Learning to lead self involves becoming self-aware, growth-minded, motivated, resilient, and accountable. All of which are critical components to being a better...
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Parenting & Tech

Parenting & Technology; It’s Hard Work

Last Tuesday (11/5/13) at our monthly Parent Tech Tuesday we discussed tips on helping keep your children safe when using social media. Our discussion was based on this Parenting.com article “13 Tips for Monitoring Kids’ Social Media” – below are my notes and resources from the discussion. No Underage...
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SnapChat gets SnapHacked

Next week (10/21-10/25) is Digital Citizenship week. There are lots of reasons to be a smart Digital Citizen especially when it comes to Social Media. Teens are big on SnapChat right now thinking that photos they text “disappear” after setting a time for the receiver to see the message....
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Cousera Breaks Down Barriers to World Class Education [Guest Post]

Today’s post is written by Melinda Barber CP’16 who recently completed a M.O.C.C. from Coursera. She found Coursea after reading one of the articles shared in the Cup of Joe with the CTO eNewsletter. The post was originally posted on Melinda’s blog here. A Ravenscroft Parent’s Experience with 21st...
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Cyber-bullying, Your Child & North Carolina’s New Law

Over the last week and a half, I had the opportunity to speak to students in our grades 6 through 12 about the topic of cyber-bullying. In particular, I shared information concerning a recent update to North Carolina law that makes the cyber-bullying of school employees by students a...
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Dear Ravenscroft Community, Welcome to “A Cup of Joe with the CTO” blog. This site is intended to be an extension of the “Cup of Joe with the CTO” weekly newsletter. Here, I plan to provide timely updates, thoughts, and ideas about technology and education. As items of interest come...
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