Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

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October 14-18, 2019 is Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Digital Citizenship

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

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Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Mike Ribble – Bio As Submitted Dr. Mike Ribble has been writing, speaking and creating information related to digital citizenship for 15 years.

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11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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This vast landscape of resources is offered digitally, freely (often), and equitably (hopefully), but to take that cerebral trek through the online world, children must know how to do it safely, securely, and responsibly. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent. Kindergarteners should learn the essence of what it means to be a good digital citizen. More on Digital Citizenship.

College Credit Class in Digital Citizenship

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This one starts next week: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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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. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a road map.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

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Anne Collier on Episode 456 and 457 of the 10-Minute Teacher Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and SocialMediaHelpline.com , shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series. In 2016, she gave a TEDx talk on “ The Heart of Digital Citizenship ” at the ITU’s WSIS in Geneva.

20 Examples Of Digital Citizenship

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20 Examples Of Good Digital Citizenship by TeachThought Staff What is good digital citizenship? Previously, we’ve offered a definition of digital citizenship in the past. Below, we offer some specific examples of good digital citizenship. From communicating with on social media with clarity and respect to respecting other’s privacy to thinking critically and carefully about […].

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. However, said Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Professional Learning Programs at Common Sense Media, social media also has the ability to help users share their stories and shed a positive light on their activities. In addition to negative commentary, Knowles acknowledged other challenges to adopting social media for education.

Digital Citizenship and Social Media for Students

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I started to think about digital citizenship, internet safety, and just how digitally savvy were my students? . At this point, I thought we need to work on Digital Citizenship and Safety. I had a new app called GoBubble which is a safe social media site for children under 13. I also had Buncee for students to demonstrate their learning and create posters or other digital artifacts of their learning. Have you ever had to change directions?

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

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By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. This usage presents unique challenges for educators who must not only teach a standard curriculum and help shepherd students into adulthood, but who must also help promote good digital citizenship both in and out of the classroom. Related: How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies.

How to Use Social Media in the Classroom

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Social media is huge, especially with kids, so we share 5 creative ways social media can infuse fun, expand lessons, and keep students engaged in learning. The post How to Use Social Media in the Classroom appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

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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. For many of us, we have embraced the concepts of digital citizenship, trying to help our communities navigate the difference between behaviors and actions online and in real life. appropriate authentic content digital citizenship modeling MOMO challenge sharing social media viral messaging

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

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As educators, we’ve learned to count on the research-based wisdom and guidance of Common Sense Media. I recently sat down with Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs at Common Sense Education, who oversees digital citizenship curricular materials to discuss exciting curriculu m news. The updated, ready-to-teach digital citizenship lessons address realistic challenges and dilemmas faced by today’s students. News & Media Literacy).

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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During my courses, preservice teachers learn how to hone their digital presence, unite their professional learning network, create activities with technology tools that engage students in a meaningful and impactful way, apply the Danielson Framework for teaching, and learn the ins and out of special education and how to best serve all students based on their strengths and needs.

Join me Jan. 23rd for a Webinar

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Please join me on Jan 23, 2019 for a webinar on Building Digital Citizens: Being a responsible digital citizen is critical to success in school and beyond, which is why integrating digital citizenship lessons across the curriculum at every grade level is so important. 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.

Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.

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For most children, online video games offer an early window into social interactions with friends—and strangers. While social games foster collaboration and competition, they have also been home to hostile communities, where harassment and uncivil behavior can run rampant and make headlines. how kids act in games offers a glimpse of how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well. Yet that’s not stopping efforts to create digital citizenship games.

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

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Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros. Dr. Alec Couros – Bio as Submitted Alec Couros is a professor of educational technology and media at the Faculty of Education, University of Regina, in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Join me for a free Webinar on Building Digital Citizens

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Please join me on Jan 23rd for a Free webinar on Building Digital Citizens : Being a responsible digital citizen is critical to success in school and beyond, which is why integrating digital citizenship lessons across the curriculum at every grade level is so important. 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.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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But in the age of social media, this part of adolescence can be tough -- both for kids to navigate and for adults to understand. New social media platforms come and go, often with features designed to captivate young users right in the midst of figuring out just who they are. On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? But it's easier said than done to be yourself in the social media world.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. Examples include mean texts or emails, insulting snapchats, rumors posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing photos or videos. Parents think they’re invading their child’s privacy by monitoring social media accounts and teachers think they don’t have enough time to monitor school-related virtual meeting places.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

Top 10 Reviews of 2019

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Oh–would you mind adding me to your social media links? She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Throughout the year, I post websites and apps the Ask a Tech Teacher crew’s classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Some, you agreed with us about; others not so much.

End of Year Maintenance: 11 Ways to Update Your Online Presence

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If they aren’t updated, we are left wondering why our blog isn’t getting visitors, why our social media Tweeple don’t generate activity, and why you aren’t being contacted for networking. If not, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. This means recent blog posts, feed activity, and information on all social media, blogs, and websites.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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But in the age of social media, this part of adolescence can be tough -- both for kids to navigate and for adults to understand. New social media platforms come and go, often with features designed to captivate young users right in the midst of figuring out just who they are. On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? But it's easier said than done to be yourself in the social media world.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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But in the age of social media, this part of adolescence can be tough -- both for kids to navigate and for adults to understand. New social media platforms come and go, often with features designed to captivate young users right in the midst of figuring out just who they are. On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? But it's easier said than done to be yourself in the social media world.

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2019

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Here they are–my top 10 of 2019 (though I’ve skipped any that have to do with website reviews and tech tips because they’re covered in separate posts): Top Ten Hits. Digital Citizenship. Here are the Top Ten Misses of 2019 –posts I thought were great, but you-all didn’t visit as much. 33 Digital Exit Tickets That Fit Most Subjects. Oh–would you mind adding me to your social media links?

The Definition Of Bullying

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Teaching Definitions Digital Citizenship Parents Social Media In The Classroom Terry HeickThe Definition Of Bullying: A Timeless Behavior With New Tools & Technology by Terry Heick Preventing bullying is just as likely as preventing poverty, racism, or violence. If we can start from this kind of humility, we may be able to improve our efficiency in dealing with and responding to it as a problem. Of […].

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Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

The surveillance of our youth

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How do we create eyes on the digital street? Are we creating digital social graphs for our children and then placing them in the hands of commercial vendors? Black Mirror shows who’s really losing their mind in the digital age – parents. Are educators courageous enough to be social media renegades? My thoughts on a proposed social media policy for school employees (Part 2).

Last Chance for this College-credit Class (557)

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MTI 557: Building Digital Citizens. Starts Monday, June 3, 2019! If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

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" However, there's still a question of whether smartphones and social media enhance or distract from the museum experience. The following video, discussion activity, and handout will get your students to think about how devices affect the way they engage with art and culture, and how best to strike media balance in their lives. Recommended for: Grades: 6-12 Subjects: arts, digital citizenship, social studies, ELA.

What This Instructional Technologist Learned from the MOMO Challenge

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That being said, I also believe that social media can cause this to be blown out of proportion and it becomes glamorized. This is a digital citizenship issue at every level. We are in an era where we cannot just repost and retweet what we see on social media without looking a little deeper. concerns digital citizenship facebook fear fortnite momo MOMO challenge parenting peppa the pig self harm snopes social media suicide technology youtube

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Most Popular EdSurge Podcast Episodes of 2019

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How to Move From Digital Substitution to ‘Deeper Learning’. Teachers face the challenge of teaching students to navigate the relentless flow of information they comb through social media and websites and YouTube and. EdSurge sat down with one of the foremost experts on this topic: Marialice Curran, founder and executive director of the Digital Citizenship Institute. Why Social-Emotional Learning Is Suddenly in the Spotlight. Education is complicated.

10 Top Tips and Click-throughs in 2019

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Here’s a run-down on what you thought were the most valuable in 2019: Top 10 Tech Tips. Here are the Top Ten tech tips from 2019. 11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship. 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. They cover websites on lesson plans, math, keyboarding, classroom management, cloud computer, digital books, teacher resources, free tech resources, and more. Oh–would you mind adding me to your social media links?

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. delivered digitally to your school or District. Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District.