11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Students can use Google Earth to take a virtual tour of a zoo or a blog to collaborate on class research. 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.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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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. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

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Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. 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.

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.

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

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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.

Digital Citizenship Moments & Data Collection in Google Classroom

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Using Google Classroom for a digital citizenship modeling and teaching moments. Within the video demonstration you will learn how access deleted posts, comments, and items within Classroom.

World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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Passwords are now required to access websites, banking, email, social media, favorite shopping sites, chat venues like iMessenger, and even certain documents. Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. More on digital safety.

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.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

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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.

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.

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.

How to Teach Presentation Skills, New Technology and Research Using CES

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10 Points – Turned in on time 30 points – Video – Use the video feature in Google to only show up to 2 minutes of the video you selected. Take the template for the Google presentation here. Assignment in Google Classroom: The Google Keep tutorial is one assignment. (1

Here’s the Easiest Way to Check for Plagiarism

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One of the biggest problems facing digital natives as they grow into adults is understanding how to maneuver the vastness of the Internet ethically, safely, and to serve their needs. It can operate as a stand-alone web-based tool or be integrated into an LMS like Google Classroom or Moodle.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students.

Engage Your Community with Parent 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 in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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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. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Children with smartphones have unfiltered access to the Internet unless their parents make a decision to filter. We may install things on their Chromebooks, but when they are on their phones, they are getting unfiltered access to the internet.

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New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

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Google has some great resources for educators at the Google for Education Training Center. The Digital Citizenship and Safety Course helps teachers learn how to help their students stay safe online and become responsible digital citizens. The Tools for Diverse Learners Training helps teachers learn how to use the accessibility features in Chromebooks and G Suite to help their students succeed. Related: Google for Education Resources.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen. Applied Digital Skills.

Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

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There are five topics to be reviewed when exploring the use of online images: digital privacy. digital law and plagiarism. Digital privacy. Show students how to adjust the Google search engine to provide only images in the public domain. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

169 Tech Tip #70 Visit Foreign Language Google Search

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Today’s tip: Visit Foreign Language Google Search. How do I access Google in other languages? A: To visit the foreign language Google search engines, type: www.google.co.

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3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

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We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. Sure, many schools find integrating digital citizenship as a stand-alone program within those classes works well and allows for clear and measurable implementation school-wide. However, digital citizenship skills don't have to be presented as targeted lessons. Model digital citizenship on social media.

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.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. And I say frequently to my sister, who has access to this in her classroom, “You are so lucky! You guys, the people in classrooms today are so privileged because they have that kind of access all the time.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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All sessions are recorded so you can access later. They felt like they had a front-row audience with experts that they would not normally have access to, So it’s going to give you… It’s free, first of all. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

How Google Docs Improves Writing

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Google Docs is a free word processing program that does 99% of everything a student will ever need to do when writing. What isn’t included as part of the Google Docs program tool can be augmented with mostly free third-party add-ons, extensions, and apps. Embed Google Docs.

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Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

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Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives. So he’s done quite a few things with Chromebook implementation and Google Level 1 Certification for all of his teachers.

Fake News Lesson Plan Ideas with Jennifer Carey

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Now, my school has many student subscriptions to three or four online newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, The Herald, as well as a couple of others that teachers can access. And so that’ll be everything from the print media, which is now digitized, to television news.

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Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

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Our digital identities are fast becoming, if they haven't already, how we are identified in this 24/7, internet-connected world. For many people that we encounter, both online and off, our digital identity is how we are seen and known. Have you ever Googled yourself?

Making Media Literacy Central to Digital Citizenship

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While we often get distracted by the latest device or platform release, video has quietly been riding the wave of all of these advancements, benefiting from broader access to phones, displays, cameras and, most importantly, bandwidth.

The Evolution of Civic Engagement

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Since one of the historical roles of public education is to prepare students for their role in our democratic society, a shift in civic engagement invariably means a shift in how we prepare students for modern citizenship. Session: Modern Digital Citizenship and Civic Education.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Along with Chromebooks came Google Apps for Education – a suite of free, cloud-based productivity tools that allow for easy collaboration and engagement on any device. “Teachers will have access to expanded professional development programs.”

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Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Students engage in content creation , with the mantra "Earning your learning", by a variety of iPad apps and accessibility features. Sunday, June 8th at 4pm Common Sense Media: Digital Citizenship - Seeing the Big Picture , with Dr. Jason Ohler.

Every Schools' Obligation

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We routinely hear how students use digital tools inappropriately for sexting, cyberbullying, cheating, video recording teachers and fights with peers, and plagiarizing. that information can be accessed, adapted, archived, and shared by anyone who has access to their accounts.