This piece aired on PBS NewsHour on February 23, 2012. As reported (and produced) by John Tulenko of Learning Matters, it discusses the pros and cons of going to school completely online for K-12 learners. You likely know the traditional model of schooling: a teacher, in front of a class, imparting lessons and knowledge. But what happens when you involve webcams, not seeing your students, lack of personal engagement, and more? Check out this piece for insight.

My Online Neighborhood

This animated video is a part of Common Sense Medias comprehensive Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum. It introduces key concepts for students in grades K-3 and offers 3 important rules for being safe online. Use this video in your classroom in conjunction with the lesson plans available at This video is licensed under Creative Commons: Please contact Common Sense Media with questions about our terms of use.

Internet Safety

A short video on internet safety and how to be safe online. I made this for school originally but people wanted me to upload it. This video covers safety on Social Networking sites, such as Facebook, Chatrooms, such as Omegle and how to avoid getting viruses. I do not own the music. Music: Deadmau5 – Ghosts N Stuff (Nero Remix) Weird Al Yankovic – Virus Alert!