11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Learning has no temporal or geographic borders and is available wherever students and teachers find an Internet connection. 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.

The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know

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So, existing in this environment, working, learning, doing business, communicating just like we do in real life make us citizens of this digital world. Digital citizenship is the continuously developing norms of appropriate, responsible, and empowered technology use.

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

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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. That’s where lessons in digital citizenship come in.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

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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. . Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

7 digital citizenship resources for educators and parents

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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.

How to Teach the 9 Themes of Digital Citizenship

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What is digital citizenship? Digital citizenship refers to how we conduct ourselves on the web. The Rise of Social Media Growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, digital citizenship wasn’t something that I, my parents, or my teachers really thought. The post How to Teach the 9 Themes of Digital Citizenship appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

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.

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.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! – PART 2: Digital Citizen. I am a big fan of using Google tools to support learning, and I think they are particularly useful in helping support the ISTE Standards for Students. These standards give us a great way to squarely point the learning arrow on the student outcomes.

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

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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

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.

Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic

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As the effects of the coronavirus sweep through the United States and across the world, many teachers and schools are making the shift to virtual learning. The lesson plans listed here are all available for free as part of Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

Tech Tools for Digital Citizenship Teaching and Learning Webinar

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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.

Digital Citizenship: The New Consequences for Inappropriate Use

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

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.

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 Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

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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.

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.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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Read on to learn more. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? Check out these helpful resources to learn more about E-rate: USAC E-rate program overview. Category One: Data Transmission Services and/or Internet Access. E-rate is complicated.

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? You don’t want to learn about a serious situation when it’s too late. It’s not disrespecting a kids’ privacy to have access to their email or Facebook accounts.

Student Screen Use: A Perspective from Principals

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Students need more access to devices outside the classroom. Digital Learning Digital Citizenship MDM

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?

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.

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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Depending on the make-up of the district, E-rate funds can lower the district's share of equipment costs for routers, switches, fiber-optic cable, access points, etc., Students must learn about Internet safety during the school year. I challenge schools to make this form of digital citizenship a priority. Technology use needs to be accompanied with digital citizenship where students can become creators, not just consumers, of digital content.

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

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Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change. Below, we’ve gathered some of the latest and most relevant marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Do K-12 educators have the power to shape their professional learning destinies?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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They say that though the Children’s Internet Protection Act (a law put in place by the federal government 2000) requires schools to filter content such as pornography or other explicit subjects, districts have gone too far, filtering websites with valuable learning opportunities using the law as justification. How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. We truly believe that educating on the digital citizenship is a really big responsibility for us.

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.

New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for Remind

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Remind’s tool clearly illustrates how today’s technologies can take learning beyond the four-walled, brick-and-mortar buildings by encouraging a strong and ongoing home-school connection. And we all know that “just in time” and “on the go” learning is crucial for today’s 21st. Remind asked if we could partner with them to reinforce safe and responsible behaviors needed for digital communication, which is just one aspect of our free K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum.

World Password Day — It’s Today!

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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. Digital Citizenship security