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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week this week!

eSchool News

Internet safety, online communication, digital footprint, strategic searching, copyright and fair use–these days, “tech skills” encompass so much more than simply learning to type and download files. For Digital Citizenship Week this year (Oct.

Making Media Literacy Central to Digital Citizenship


It’s easy to get caught up in the hype around the latest and greatest classroom tech, from video games to 3-D printers to Raspberry Pi kits to VR to AR and beyond. Safety to Savvy. Digital citizenship should be participatory, meaning students need to be actively contributing to culture.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.”

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5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Alice Chen @wondertechedu teaches us about digital citizenship. She discusses five things every digital citizen should know. For each digital citizenship item, she gives classroom examples. Want to hear another episode about digital citizenship?

4 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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With kids getting smartphones and other devices at younger and younger ages, it's more important than ever to teach them how to use the internet safely. Though teachers and parents are deeply concerned about kids' online safety, we often don't know the best ways to teach these skills. And explaining internet safety effectively will vary according to the age group you're talking to. The same is true when kids are using the internet.

How PS1X in the Bronx Does Digital Citizenship

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Regardless of their access to devices or internet at home, she aims to give students at PS1X Courtlandt School in the South Bronx, New York, the tools they need to thrive and succeed in a world of media and technology. In 2014, Vargas was looking for resources to provide her grades K-5 students and their families with much-needed media-literacy and digital citizenship support. The skills learned could help them with not only online safety but a variety of life skills.

Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

iLearn Technology

What it is: Be Internet Awesome is a fantastic new way to help your students make the most of the Internet by being prepared to make wise decisions as they navigate and interact online. Be Internet Awesome helps teach students the basics of digital citizenship and safety online.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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"Teacher Voices": This article is part of a series of from-the-classroom perspectives. In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. We've had great results with our Digital Citizenship Academies for teachers but found that working with educators alone wasn't enough to help our students' families grasp these relatively new and critical concepts.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens


Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification. Then empower students with strategies to be good digital citizens.

Be Awesome: Cultivating Character in a Connected World


This reality, however monitored, is a fact that is forcing our schools and families to answer the question, "How can we be proactive in this digital age rather than reactive?" 5 Ways to Cultivate Digital Citizenship this School Year 1.

Trolls, Catfish, Cyberbullies--Oh My! How to Help Students Stay “Internet Kind”


Open up a new tab, and do a quick Google Search for “The Internet is full of…” I’m guessing your autocomplete looks similar to mine: “The Internet is full of lies.” “The The Internet is full of false information.” “The The Internet is full of jerks.” “The The Internet is full of terrible people.” The fact is the Internet can be a big, scary place for kids, and some students are starting to accept this as the norm.

Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

A big shout out to EdTech Magazine for recognizing this blog on its 2017 Honor Roll. It can also help educators determine what digital resources may work best to help support learning. These books can be distributed in numerous digital content, or printed as hard copy.

Meet Our Ambassadors: Allison Renda

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I have a strong passion for digital citizenship. I have been a Certified Digital Citizenship Educator for two years. I am currently working with my district to integrate digital citizenship throughout all of our schools.

4 terrific teacher communities for summer PD

eSchool News

Common Sense Educators is our new Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Digital Is.

4 Terrific Teacher Communities for Summer PD

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Common Sense Educators is our new Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts. Whether you're a classroom teacher, administrator, tech coach, or homeschool teacher -- you name it -- you can connect with inspiring colleagues here. Topics of discussion include tech integration, media literacy, internet safety, and much more.

Teens and Screens - Recommended Resources for Parents and Teachers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

How do I talk to my kid about Internet porn? • Ramirez - 2012 Action in the Classroom • Effective Digital Citizenship Education - Vicki Davis --A work in progress, check back soon at - Teens and Screens Tab This post was originally published at mauilibrarian2 in Olinda.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

” Instead, librarians can help families learn how to maintain a healthy balance and become good digital citizens. Key topics include cyberbullying, information literacy, digital footprints, and overall Internet safety.