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. This used to mean limiting access to the Internet, blocking websites, and layering rules upon rules hoping (vainly) to discourage students from using an infinite and fascinating resource. Have them draw a picture of themselves as a digital citizen.

Is it time to double down on digital citizenship training?

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With so many young people having increasing access to technology, is it time for schools to take digital citizenship training more seriously? . What is digital citizenship? Responsible digital citizens desire to use technology respectfully, safely, and productively.

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4 tips for an effective digital citizenship program

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Today, students are not merely digital natives; they are voracious consumers and creators of digital content both in school and out.

The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know

Neo LMS

So, existing in this environment, working, learning, doing business, communicating just like we do in real life make us citizens of this digital world. As digital citizens, we have both rights and obligations and that is why learning more about the concept of digital citizenship is crucial.

Why Teach Digital Citizenship in 2022

Fractus Learning

Ask your children: What is the digital legacy you will leave behind? Are you a good digital citizen? By teaching the children good digital citizenship, you are keeping your children safe and helping them build an online presence they’ll be proud of…even at the age of 80.

Digital Citizenship: Why Teachers Should Instill It In Students + Free Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Digital Citizenship: Why Teachers Should Instill It In Students + Free Resources With February well underway— and e-learning lingering — the time is now to revisit the importance of online safety. After all, Safer Internet Day is on February 9 and Digital Learning Day is on February 25.

7 digital citizenship resources for educators and parents

eSchool News

More children than ever have easy access to mobile devices at home and in school, making it critical to impart strong digital citizenship lessons to students. Children have access at younger ages– 42 percent of children up to age 8 have their own tablet, 95 percent of families with children in that age range have a smartphone available for that child’s use, and 78 percent have a tablet.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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Every digital citizen should have these skills. Whether they have a knowledge of how to use it appropriately is another question,” said Ribble, the author of Digital Citizenship in Schools and the chair of ISTE’s digital citizenship PLN. When we teach digital citizenship as a one-off event like a presentation or an assembly, everybody gets all hyped up—and then it disappears over time,” he said.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

eSchool News

Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. Findings like these suggest the need for schools to start teaching good digital citizenship to students at a very young age—and Ribble and many others believe that students should learn these skills throughout the K-12 curriculum. Ribble has written a book about the topic, called Digital Citizenship in Schools , and a new edition is available this fall.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at Learning.com, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. – PART 2: Digital Citizen. Digital Citizenship skills are a must for today’s modern society, but figuring out how and when to teach these skills to our students can be a challenge. Google has tons of free tools and training that will help us support the Digital Citizenship ISTE Standards and prepare our students for the future.

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

EdNews Daily

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.

Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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I nstructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Now more than ever, students need key digital citizenship skills, including news and media literacy, the ability to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, and an understanding of how their media habits affect them.

June is Internet Safety Month

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You don’t really know these people, why are you giving them access to your private life? It’s not disrespecting a kids’ privacy to have access to their email or Facebook accounts. Here you are: More on digital security. Resources for Digital Citizenship Week.

Tech Tip #97: Speed up MSO with Quick Access Toolbar

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Today’s tip: Speed up MSO with Quick Access Toolbar. Earlier versions don’t include the Quick Access toolbar. Select those you want on the Quick Access toolbar.

Beyond connectivity: using technology to support learner equity and access

Hapara

Internet connectivity is a big deal for learner equity and access. To help the country close this digital divide, a goal of meeting or exceeding internet access at speeds of at least one megabit per second (Mbps) per student was set by the FCC.

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

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With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

Tech Tools for Digital Citizenship Teaching and Learning Webinar

EdTechTeam

This month’s Teaching & Learning webinar was eye opening with new tools and projects related to teaching Digital Citizenship to students. com and [link]. @alicebarr shared her Digital Compass Activity as well as the Digital Discussions she uses in her district in Maine. @BWhitlowEdTech shared some tips and tricks for starting early with young learners. “Accessibility for All” will be aired on December 12 at 4pm PST.

Tech Tip #97: Speed up MSO with Quick Access Toolbar

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Today’s tip: Speed up MS Office with the Quick Access Toolbar. Earlier versions don’t include the Quick Access toolbar. Check off those you want on the Quick Access toolbar.

NetSupport joins The Digital Citizenship Institute

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Today, NetSupport and The Digital Citizenship Institute announced a strategic partnership aimed to help schools and their stakeholders reignite the digital citizenship discussion. NetSupport’s latest software solution, NetSupport DNA, helps schools and districts to promote a culture of good digital citizenship. Curran, Founder and Executive Director of the Digital Citizenship Institute.

Digital Citizenship: The New Consequences for Inappropriate Use

The Innovative Educator

Additionally, technology makes learning accessible and inclusive for all students including those with disabilities and who aren't fluent in the language. Learn more about SAMR Remember the good old days of inappropriate use?

How students can safely search the internet

Hapara

As a result, our learners gain access to a wide variety of perspectives and sources outside of their school and community. . Digital citizenship, online safety and 21st-century skills instruction. Digital citizenship feature. Digital citizenship development.

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Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The E-rate program was put into place to ensure that education institutions have access to the technological resources necessary to keep students and teachers connected. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship?

How to block websites in K-12 schools

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Under CIPA, schools must: block websites or filter learners’ internet access to inappropriate and harmful pictures. educate them about digital citizenship . Then students can access the webpage for learning exercises. para Filter promotes digital citizenship.

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6 Ways Teacher-authors Protect Their Online Privacy

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we have a access to our income streams on our digital devices. Any moderately-talented hacker can access your computer’s webcam and microphone remotely. Lots of movies and novel spotlight this invasion of privacy because it has been normalized in the digital world.

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.

Understanding, Teaching, and Reaching Digital Native Students—and Digital Native Caregivers

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Many of them grew up immersed in a digital world. They are the digital natives. The earliest digital natives are now sending their own children to school. The great news is that digital natives want to learn. What Does it Mean for a Student to be a Digital Native?

Digital citizenship lessons aren’t going to crack filter bubbles and echo chambers

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Limbaugh’s followers have full access to outside sources of information. Interest-driven learning is now both accessible and required. C Thi Nguyen said: Jamieson and Cappella’s book is the first empirical study into how echo chambers function. In their analysis, echo chambers work by systematically alienating their members from all outside epistemic sources.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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Teq Online PD offers educators unlimited access to over 200 live and archived professional development sessions focused on the effective integration of technology into instruction. All middle schools in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have officially begun to incorporate digital citizenship education into the curriculum.

6 Classroom resources that help students become digital citizens

Neo LMS

October has become the month where educators participate in events focused on digital citizenship. The focus on digital citizenship is not only relevant during October — it’s important throughout the entire year. Read more: DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. Some teachers, administrators, and parents have a reactive approach to digital citizenship, waiting until there's a problem before taking action. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

Internet Safety Month–Rules to Live By

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You don’t really know these people, why are you giving them access to your private life? It’s not disrespecting a kids’ privacy to have access to their email or Facebook accounts. Digital Citizenship Websites security

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

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This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. Digital citizenship is the answer. The discussion surrounding digital citizenship has been growing, but not everyone can agree on its definition. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

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.

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

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How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. Learning how to behave online responsibly and safely—a concept known as digital citizenship—requires access to social media tools in schools, they note. We like to have things wide open,” explains Ellwein, who was also named as one of several “Digital Principals of the Year” by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. “We

National Bullying Prevention Month–October

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You think they’re OK because you disabled the online access — think again. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics. 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How.