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Weston is a middle school technology teacher in Washington, D.C.
Pages authored by Marti Weston
Student Podcasts Help Inform a Community
A group of technology-loving eighth-graders at Georgetown Day School combined their digital skills with a passion for helping others. It was...
Taking Steps to Close the Digital Divide
I noticed a trend several years ago. A sixth-grader tagged along with me into the school. She wanted to use a computer. “My printer is broken,” she...
For the Love of All Families
Editor’s Note: This week’s Teaching Tolerance featured lesson focuses on the rich diversity of family structure. The four-part series helps students...
Helping Kids Avoid Digital Mistakes
A teacher notes that a student looks uncharacteristically pale and avoids eye contact with her classmates. When asked privately if she’s OK, the girl...
The Digital Citizenship Minute
Inspired by an article about cyberbullying, I asked my fifth-graders to write podcast scripts. They wrote about teasing, cyberbullying, gossip,...
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