A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

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How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A one time assembly about digital citizenship is not enough. So, Susan Bearden believes digital citizenship should be reinforced daily with kids. How do you bring everyone together to understand digital citizenship? In today’s show, digital citizenship expert, Susan Bearden tackles these questions and more.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

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Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age. “As As many educators know, most students want to do the right thing—and will, if they know what that is,” Mike Ribble, author of Digital Citizenship in Schools , said in an interview with ISTE. Check out the resources below to educate yourself, and your students, on digital citizenship.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

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Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age. “As As many educators know, most students want to do the right thing—and will, if they know what that is,” Mike Ribble, author of Digital Citizenship in Schools , said in an interview with ISTE. Check out the resources below to educate yourself, and your students, on digital citizenship.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

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As the beginning of a new school year approaches, teachers begin to think about introducing the norms & rules of their classroom to a new group of students. Included in these classroom behaviors, are the expectations for technology usage. Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom. Frankly, it isn't only our students that need to work on Digital Citizenship skills, but many adults as well.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

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As the beginning of a new school year approaches, teachers begin to think about introducing the norms & rules of their classroom to a new group of students. Included in these classroom behaviors, are the expectations for technology usage. Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom. Frankly, it isn't only our students that need to work on Digital Citizenship skills, but many adults as well.

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

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We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Today’s youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an abundance of on-demand information sitting in their pockets. Although this generation can navigate the digital world with ease, it is unreasonable to assume young people fully understand how to leverage technology for best possible outcomes. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed.

3 Excellent Educational Tools to Teach Students about Digital Citizenship

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November 21, 2016 The nonprofit Common Sense media is a great educational platform for teachers and educators seeking to enhance their professional development growth and learn about classroom-tested.read more. digital citizenship

How Do We Teach Kids to Use Smartphones Safely?

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Digital Citizenship Spotlight From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In today’s show, we talk with digital citizenship pioneer, Dr. Mike Ribble, about a cutting-edge issue: student smartphone use. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom. Dr. Mike Ribble @ digcitizen , author of the books Digital Citizenship in Schools (3rd Ed.) Mike is also the co-chair of the ISTE Digital Citizenship PLN.

Curriculum includes 10 lessons for digital citizenship

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ESSDACK, GoEnnounce launch digital citizenship curriculum. ESSDACK has collaborated with GoEnnounce to build an affordable digital citizenship curriculum for secondary students titled Your Digital Footprint. The curriculum includes 10 lessons focusing on the importance of building a positive digital image for students to carry into their future. Every post, like, comment and interaction we have online leaves a digital footprint.

ISTE 2016: 5 Tech Trends Reshaping Education

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Big Data Business Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Digital Citizenship InternetBy Meg Conlan Expert Jason Ohler offers his thoughts on major technological trends that impact teachers and students.

2 podcasts you should be listening to about Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship by @SamPatue

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Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship skills are just as important for students to know as it is for Teachers to know. The post 2 podcasts you should be listening to about Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship by @SamPatue appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial My Paperless Classroom Pedagogy Digital Citizenship Digital Literacy TechEducator Podcast

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, Instructional Technology Manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

How to Understand Cyberbullying: From a Teen’s Experience

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I’m using Bloomz in my classroom. Through @The_Geeky_Girl , I’m making teachers, parents, and students aware of cyberbullying and bullying that’s happening in the classroom. Sarah Beeghley@ the_geeky_girl is a high school senior looking to educate teachers, parents, and students on the effects of cyberbullying inside and outside the classroom. Digital Citizenship Every Classroom Matters Podcast News & Trends Social Media Teaching

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How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

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Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Keep in mind that most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship alongside the other elements of teacher education. All stakeholders must have a clear understanding of both the “why” and the “how” of fully integrated digital citizenship.

In the marketplace: Minecraft Education Edition, apps for ELLs, digital citizenship, and more

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Learning Upgrade , an ed-tech company providing digital, differentiated literacy curriculum designed for English language learners (ELLs), launched a mobile app to increase accessibility and expand offerings to a wide range of English learners. Common Sense Kids Action announced the launch of an aggressive campaign today to pass digital citizenship legislation in state capitols throughout the country.

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

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Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I am now booked through the end of December and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

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Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I am now booked through the end of December and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

Will You Take the 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Reader Survey?

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So, I’m opening up my 2016 reader survey. 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Blog Reader Survey. Classroom Teacher. Classroom Stories. Fighting Teacher Burnout Productivity Digital Citizenship How to understand most software in the first 10 minutes of opening it. Yes No Have you listened to my podcast, Every Classroom Matters? I have the Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds Book. Finding the classroom & life you love. Speak out.

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How to Keep Kids Safe

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Welcome to episode 296 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. Why every school should include digital citizenship in their curriculum. How to start conversations about digital citizenship with colleagues who are resistant to including it in the curriculum. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom.

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Ten Tech Problem-Solving Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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5 Ways to Cure Technophobia in the Classroom. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Here are the top ten problem-solving tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Tech Tip #108: Got a Tech Problem? Google It! What to do when your Computers Don’t Work. 25 Techie Problems Every Student Can Fix–Update. How to Teach Students to Solve Problems.

How to Safely Connect Six-Year-Olds to the World

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I really want our classroom blog to be a digital portfolio of their developing skills @kathycassidy #edchat Powered By the Tweet This Plugin Tweet This. Mrs. Cassidy’s Classroom Blog. Blogging Digital Citizenship Education Every Classroom Matters Podcast Students WritingKathy Cassidy shares her secrets for blogging, sharing and keeping kids safe online From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom

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This is a question I get often from teachers: Technology is always an extra layer of work in my classroom. When I first addressed this issue fifteen years ago, it was all about replacing traditional classroom tools with one on a computer. Teachers didn’t know how to use the digital tools and there was never enough training to untip that balance. Classroom management Education reform SAMR

How to Teach Social Media Safety

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All teachers agree that digital citizenship is essential knowledge for students whether they’re going onto college or a career, yet when I ask who in their school teaches it, they always shrug. These days, teachers should introduce students to the world of social media so they can begin to develop the skills they need to live a safe digital life. That’s why educators should teach children digital etiquette , starting with the “What Would Grandma Say?”

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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Ask a Tech Teacher’s Summer PD 2016 just ended. The Tech-infused Classroom. We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options. How to embed materials into digital portfolios.

Turnitin Opens Nomnations for 2016 Global Innovation Awards

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I’ve written about Turnitin’s great programs for classrooms (see this review on Revision Assistant ). Here’s their press release: Turnitin has opened nominations for the 2016 Global Innovation Awards program, which recognizes educators who demonstrate excellence in promoting academic integrity, student engagement and the innovative use of Turnitin to support learning in their schools, colleges , and institutions. Winners will be announced in October 2016.

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!

The Definition Of Bullying In 2016

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The post The Definition Of Bullying In 2016 appeared first on TeachThought. Digital Citizenship Definitions parents Social Media In The Classroom Terry Heickby Terry Heick Preventing bullying is just as likely as preventing poverty, racism, or violence. If we can start from this kind of.

Census Bureau Revamps Statistics Program for K–12 Students and Teachers

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Big Data Business Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Data Analytics Digital Citizenship Digital Content InternetBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Online learning program offers interactive activities and databases to teach data analytics across all grade levels.

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

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Not long ago, the term "digital citizenship" connoted cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and security. Much like the term has continued to evolve, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LA Unified) efforts, known as #DigCitLA , have expanded with the growth of digital citizenship awareness. Digital citizenship can effectively become part of the curriculum when teachers are comfortable in weaving it through their instructional practices.

10 Ways To Use SmartFeed In Your Classroom

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The post 10 Ways To Use SmartFeed In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Digital Citizenship General How-To New Teacher

Digital Literacy–What is it?

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Digital literacy’ is one of those buzz words floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students. ‘Literacy’ is simple: the ability to read and write– so ‘digital literacy’ should be achieving those goals digitally. “the ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information” –Digital Strategy Glossary of Key Terms.

Shaping My Classroom’s Culture with Digital Citizenship

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It’s really about trying to build a classroom community, which means doing activities where the students have opportunities to interact with each other and with me in meaningful ways so we can get to know each other. I think it’s really important to build relationships as well as classroom routines and expectations. I feel like that helps set the tone for our classroom community. Today, our digital citizenship work starts on the first day of school.

10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

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It’s tough to know exactly what the upcoming school year will look like, but by keeping up on current trends in the educational sphere, you can return to school next year informed, whether you’re in a classroom or teaching at a distance. We’ve rounded up 10 educational trends and issues you should keep an eye on and consider researching for your classroom. If you’re looking for ways to improve student engagement in your classroom, genius spaces may be a trend to keep tabs on.

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Cyberbullying Prevention for the Classroom

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Though seemingly verbose, these components are quite simple and perfectly adaptable to everyday classroom culture. In addition, teach students to be good digital citizens and respectfully utilize online resources. Marketing bullying child safety cyberbullying digital citizenship EdTech Update online student safetyOnline harassment continues to increase each year. As cyberbullying rates reach an all time high among young adults, what are parents and teachers to do?