Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? Category One: Data Transmission Services and/or Internet Access. E-rate is complicated.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

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Turning A Viral Hoax Into A Lesson on Internet Safety Over the last week, you have probably seen some reference to the “Momo Challenge,” hidden messages in Youtube videos, and calls for technology companies to police their systems to protect kids. As educators, we spend a great deal of time trying to figure out the best way to prepare our students for the challenges they will face, both in the real and the digital worlds. There is an internet phenomenon called the Rick Roll.

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5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Oftentimes, we assume that digital natives will already understand many of these concepts, when in reality, our students need guidance on leaving positive digital footprints that will not hinder them later in life. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

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Many educators aren’t motivated to use digital resources in class, often because they’re unsure how to use them effectively or are unaware of the benefits.[1] Even with the latest and best digital technology, classrooms will not benefit unless the students and faculty understand how to use it.[15]