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. Have them draw a picture of themselves as a digital citizen.

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. A 6-step digital citizenship plan. Step 1: Start with creating and implementing a Responsible Technology Use agreement.

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?”. As technology leaders, our goal should be to help our students become their best selves online. Digital citizenship is the answer. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

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. If digital tools do not direct us toward an increase in learning, we need to rethink why we are using them. Part 2: Digital Citizenship.

How to Teach the 9 Themes of Digital Citizenship

Where Learning Clicks

What is digital citizenship? Digital citizenship refers to how we conduct ourselves on the web. Teachers, parents, and leaders in technology help students to understand what it means to use technology in an appropriate and responsible way.

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. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning digital citizenship

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 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

eSchool News

Every digital citizen should have these skills. To hear author Mike Ribble tell it, kids are entering school with some exposure to technology—meaning schools won’t be making a first impression. Digital literacy: “Learners must be taught how to learn in a digital society,” Ribble writes.

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

eSchool News

Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. Kids are coming to school having already had some contact with technology,” said Ribble, who works for the Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 in Kansas.

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. Curran, Founder and Executive Director of the Digital Citizenship Institute.

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. Technology is moving and changing rapidly across the world while connecting us in unforeseen ways. Online, teens are not more digitally literate or skilled than adults. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed.

Making Media Literacy Central to Digital Citizenship

MindShift

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.

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

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.

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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The program has become an essential way for schools to pay for technology infrastructure maintenance. 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.,

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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

March 12th Global Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship (DigitalCitizenship.com)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We invite you to join us on Monday, March 12, 2018 , in Washington, DC , for the 2018 Global Symposium on Digital Citizenship. Select CoSN Member or Non-member, change the “0” next to the “Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship ONLY” to a “1”.

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. Over the last five years, we've slowly been rolling out our 1-to-1 take-home technology program, starting with one school and moving across the district. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

Ideas For Providing Internet Access At Home

The Web20Classroom

When I was an Instructional Technology Director one of the challenges I faced was working to ensure that students, no matter where they lived in my district, had access to the same tools and opportunities. There are many barriers and factors to providing that access.

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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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.

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.

How Do We Teach Kids to Use Smartphones Safely?

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital Citizenship Spotlight From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Most students use smartphones with unfiltered access to the Internet. Dr. Mike Ribble @ digcitizen , author of the books Digital Citizenship in Schools (3rd Ed.)

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students. and engage in deeper thinking during the school day, when they have access to their peers and their teachers. Yes, use technology.

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. 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. Developing Digital Citizenship through Mobile Communication.". “In

In the marketplace: Minecraft Education Edition, apps for ELLs, digital citizenship, and more

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change.

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. Many of our parents don't have a lot of exposure to technology -- beyond their cellphones -- in their daily lives. " -- Joshua Harris, Alisal’s director of educational technology. 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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Many of our parents don't have a lot of exposure to technology -- beyond their cellphones -- in their daily lives. " -- Joshua Harris, Alisal’s director of educational technology. 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.

The surveillance of our youth

Dangerously Irrelevant

She also notes that : Just because teens’ content is publicly accessible does not mean that it is intended for universal audiences nor does it mean that the onlooker understands what they see. How do we use the technologies that we have to protect them rather than focusing on punishing them?

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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How PS1X in the Bronx Does Digital Citizenship

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Regardless of their access to devices or internet at home, she aims to give students at PS1X Courtlandt School in the South Bronx, New York, the tools they need to thrive and succeed in a world of media and technology. In 2014, Vargas was looking for resources to provide her grades K-5 students and their families with much-needed media-literacy and digital citizenship support. Weave digital citizenship lessons into core content.

Shaping My Classroom’s Culture with Digital Citizenship

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When I first started teaching 18 years ago, I could introduce digital citizenship to my students on my own time line, since primary graders weren't as immersed in the digital world as they are now. Today, our digital citizenship work starts on the first day of school.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. I wanted to talk today about why I think Teachers Using Technology are Super Heroes.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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All sessions are recorded so you can access later. He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. We think that technology helps that happen, and that’s what our event does.

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

Heather Callihan’s @ hcallihan students help with their Facebook and Twitter using some technology tools. You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Helping students develop their voice through digital portfolios.

How Smart Tech and IoT are Making Educational Spaces More Accessible

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I do talk about it in my Digital Citizenship grad school class (if you click the link, it’s MTI 557) but haven’t turned those ideas into blogs yet. Crafting Smart, Accessible Learning Environments. Using smart technology to accomplish this is nothing new.