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. Twitter.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Dear Otto: How Do Students Access Twitter in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a great question I got from Paul: We are considering the appropriate role for Twitter in schools and as part of my research I read your article “ 13 Reasons to Use Twitter in the Classroom.” Twitter can be a revolutionary tool for students, used correctly.

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.

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.)

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

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.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

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.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 245 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Children with smartphones have unfiltered access to the Internet unless their parents make a decision to filter. Twitter: @MoreThanATech.

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Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

Heather Callihan in episode 143 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Heather Callihan’s @ hcallihan students help with their Facebook and Twitter using some technology tools. Twitter: @hcallihan.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. All sessions are recorded so you can access later. Our handle for Twitter is @globaledcon. Twitter: @elemenous.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. And I say frequently to my sister, who has access to this in her classroom, “You are so lucky!

New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

Educational Technology Guy

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Google has some great resources for educators at the Google for Education Training Center.

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.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 281 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. Twitter: @MoreThanATech.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information?

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship. Personal Twitter: @ vickiemorgado1.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

A thousand years ago, books were accessible to a select few. I feel incredibly blessed to live at a time when technological developments continue to strive to provide access to the entire world. If our messages and digital behavior have an audience, then we need to make them matter.

Stop Blaming Social Media

The Web20Classroom

From our twitter streams to talking heads on television it seems like we can not escape facts being outright fake, or the perception that they are. We can’t blame social media or the tools used to access them. Digital Citizenship Digital Literacy Social Media

Fake News Lesson Plan Ideas with Jennifer Carey

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 123 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We all see that Facebook status update or Twitter tweet. And so that’ll be everything from the print media, which is now digitized, to television news.

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Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are five topics to be reviewed when exploring the use of online images: digital privacy. digital law and plagiarism. Digital privacy. If students have online accounts (through blogs, Twitter, or a class website), have them create an avatar for their profile.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. You think they’re OK because you disabled the online access — think again. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

Using Social Media to Promote Student Voice

Class Tech Integrate

Access it by clicking Here. Give them a few examples on your classroom Twitter or Instagram account. The benefits they will receive in learning how to use social media in a responsible manner will only improve their understanding of digital citizenship.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. You think they’re OK because you disabled the online access — think again. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

techlearning

Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification. Then empower students with strategies to be good digital citizens.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Digital Citizenship Week. We’re proud to be in partnership with Common Sense Education to celebrate the Second Annual Digital Citizenship Week – October 19th -25th. Join us to shine a spotlight on the importance of helping kids learn how to create safe, responsible digital lives. Faculty training does not always acknowledge the fact that digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? I assume folks reading this already know the basics of using Twitter and how to follow, Tweet, and Retweet. Participate in a Twitter chat. Got Twitter?

Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Digital Privacy is a Civil Right

Indiana Jen

What is often not discussed in these arguments is the interconnectedness of social media and digital, data privacy. Even with all of the ink (digital and analogue) spilt on the topic, most individuals do not understand what data privacy is, why it’s important, or how it is used.

A Novel Idea For Student Writing

CUE

Digital citizenship: since our novel-writing is supported by an interactive website, our students learn how to work, participate, and contribute to an online community. Student novels.

uKnow.com: Keep your Kids Safe Online

Kleinspiration

They can use just about anything to access their profiles and friends but so can others. uKnowKids is your digital dashboard to what your kids are doing and where they are. That said it is not spying if you tell your kids upfront that you have access to everything they do.

Tech Helpful - Untitled Article

Tech Helpful

This is a digital citizenship issue. Kids are often told that tech is dangerous because it gives us access to bad content, but rarely do adults tell us that the thing in our pocket is dangerous because of how much time it consumes. Twitter lasted for only 4 days.

The Mask of Ed Tech

CUE

Initiative (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow), which is the way we plan to enhance teaching and learning for our students. He is a compulsive Twitter chat participant, and he talks about starting a blog, but we will see about that.

If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Students have access to writing in forms that were not available to me way back when: Facebook, Twitter, blogging, email, etc. Granted, most of the writing is in short bursts, but I do know that Twitter''s 140 character limit makes me rethink sentence structure and how to be concise.