Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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E-rate is complicated. But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. What is E-rate? Who is eligible to receive E-rate support? What is E-rate?

How to block websites in K-12 schools

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The federal Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted in 2000 and requires schools to have an internet safety policy in place to receive E-rate program discounts. educate them about digital citizenship . para Filter promotes digital citizenship.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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CIPA requires schools and libraries to install measures to protect children from obscene or harmful content in exchange for discounts offered by the E-rate program. “Teachers will have access to expanded professional development programs.” In order to impart this knowledge to their students, teachers also had to go through digital literacy training. In order to receive this funding, each district must submit a digital classroom plan.

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Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

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The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap. Bearden, “There is no silver bullet for addressing digital equity in school communities.” On the Road The three school districts took different paths though they all had the same digital equity prize in sight.

A guest post from AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day Committee

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It’s happened to all of us– we’re at school trying to access the perfect website for a learning activity at school and… it’s blocked. While banning books is commonly recognized by librarians as detrimental to the student educational experience, restricted website access isn’t on everyone’s radar. Establish a digital repository of Internet filtering studies. Digital Citizenship Curriculum by Common Sense Education. Digital Citizenship by OSAPAC.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education.

Here’s how districts stand out from the crowd

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The growing ubiquity of internet access and pervasive use of online information has changed the learning landscape forever. billion increase in E-rate funding over the last 18 months. The digital-first district where OER meets iPads. Teachers and students at one district are replacing print with digital. are stepping up digital citizenship and vigilance to combat social media bullying. Digital Learning and Tools News

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New Year, New Look for Our Scope and Sequence

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You might have noticed the new look and feel for our Digital Citizenship curriculum interactive Scope & Sequence. We simply refreshed the look to better show how all our offerings work together to support you in incorporating digital citizenship into your teaching. Onboard Students: A great way to engage your students from the get-go is to introduce them to Digital Compass, an interactive way for middle-schoolers to dive into the twists and turns of digital life.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education.