Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too. Digital Citizenship that Works. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

A social media reply Google Slides template for digital citizenship

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The next generation of social media users is in your classroom. The post A social media reply Google Slides template for digital citizenship appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Assessment Ed Tech Google Slides Templates social media templates

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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. Findings like these suggest the need for schools to start teaching good digital citizenship to students at a very young age—and Ribble and many others believe that students should learn these skills throughout the K-12 curriculum. Ribble has written a book about the topic, called Digital Citizenship in Schools , and a new edition is available this fall.

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. For K–12 students, lessons on how to use the internet safely and be effective online citizens are likely part of receiving any new classroom device. “We’re But, what exactly makes up a good digital citizenship lesson.

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. For K–12 students, lessons on how to use the internet safely and be effective online citizens are likely part of receiving any new classroom device. “We’re But, what exactly makes up a good digital citizenship lesson.

Spotlight: How One Teacher Taught Digital Citizenship Via Student-driven Websites

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Sheila Slawek teaches digital literacy & computer science. I quickly assessed that the teachers didn’t realize that they will provide instructions regarding the technology their students will use. How about a website dedicated to students in the areas of digital citizenship and if we have time, we can add Office 365 applications? The first task was to select a topic within digital citizenship that they were interested in learning.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom…Part 1.

Curriculum-based Assessments–A Powerful Diagnostic Tool

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Curriculum-Based Assessment (CBA), often equated with Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM), is any form of assessment that measures progress toward fulfillment of a stated curriculum. Classroom applications.

7 Authentic Assessment Tools

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Assessments have become a critical piece to education reform. To prepare students well for college and career means they must deeply learn the material and its application to their lives and future learning.That means assessing student knowledge authentically and accountably. Good assessments should verify: that students have unpacked a lesson and applied it rigorously. A well-formed assessment achieves these six characteristics constructively.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0 The post Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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

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Learning Upgrade , an ed-tech company providing digital, differentiated literacy curriculum designed for English language learners (ELLs), launched a mobile app to increase accessibility and expand offerings to a wide range of English learners. Such is the case in Ohio where several school districts are turning to the Performance Matters Platform to help boost student achievement on the new assessments implemented just last year.

5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Oftentimes, we assume that digital natives will already understand many of these concepts, when in reality, our students need guidance on leaving positive digital footprints that will not hinder them later in life. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

169 Tech Tips #160–14 Assessment Strategies

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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 so many daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: #160–14 Assessment Strategies. Category: ASSESSMENTS. Does student save to their digital portfolio? Tech tips 169 tech tips assessments

Shaping My Classroom’s Culture with Digital Citizenship

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It’s really about trying to build a classroom community, which means doing activities where the students have opportunities to interact with each other and with me in meaningful ways so we can get to know each other. I think it’s really important to build relationships as well as classroom routines and expectations. I feel like that helps set the tone for our classroom community. Today, our digital citizenship work starts on the first day of school.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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Quickly create assessments for any grade or subject without special forms or equipment. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Overview of Vickie Morgado’s Global Collaboration in Her 3rd Grade Classroom. We have connected with different classrooms. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom. Describe how that works in your classroom. Vickie Morgado: Basically I have my own classroom handle, @ mrsmorgado1.

12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning

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Assessing student learning used to be as simple as giving a test that consisted of multiple choice, True/False, short answer, and/or essay. Habits, templates, and routines are much easier than reinventing the assessment wheel but a tool that results in passionate students committed to lifelong learning gets my attention. The uniting characteristics are that all assess: what’s been learned. Self-assessment. Digital Breakouts.

169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

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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 so many daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: #151–8 Popular Year-long Assessments. Category: ASSESSMENTS. Sub-category: Classroom management. Tech tips 169 tech tips assessments

Classroom Activities for Earth Day

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” Included are resources for teachers like lesson plans and activities (like conducting a waste assessment). It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free.

Technology in the Classroom: The Teacher’s Companion

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Technology in the classroom does not intend to compete with teachers, but rather to serve as their companion, helping to make the day a little bit easier. The post Technology in the Classroom: The Teacher’s Companion appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Inside the Classroom Assessments Digital Citizenship Teacher Resources teaching technology in the classroom

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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And while they can explore a wide variety of topics from the US Constitution to Ecology and Ancient China, I also like that you can assign these nonfiction texts at three different lexiles to supplement what you’re doing in the classroom. Learn more about formative assessment. If you want to listen – Monica Burns did a fantastic podcast episode about her Favorite Formative Assessment Tools. I could still go back in the classroom.

#110: Publisher Skills Assessment for Grades 3-8

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This assessment is comprehensive, designed not to test students. but assess their knowledge as an aid to you in determining where to begin. Use the assessment either as an indicator of skill level or to follow-up on learning, after teaching the following projects: Publisher magazine: the American Revolution. –reprinted with permission from 55 Technology Projects for the Classroom.

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

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Today’s Sponsor: GradeCam is a web-based tool that lets you customize assessments with multiple choice, true/false, number grids, rubrics, and more. You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Heather: Well, Vicki, I have a passion for digital citizenship and student voice integrated in there. Our students are in the classroom. Helping students develop their voice through digital portfolios.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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Classrooms are infused with technology. You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. As soon as students start using digital devices to record and share their thoughts, they need to be able to type without losing their chain of thought. Digital Citizenship.

Smartphones in the classroom

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In my summer digital citizenship classes, the biggest question I get is how to control student cell phone usage. Luckily, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Andrew Carroll, former High School teacher, has a great analysis of the problem and discussion of solutions below: How to control smartphone usage in classroom? Digital devices, especially smartphones and tablets, have become an appendage for schools. To do so, there are monitoring apps for digital devices.

Grading Apps, Tools, and Resources We Love

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This app was created to support educators in the classroom. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Classroom management assessments

9 Ways to Use AI-Powered Quillionz to Assess Student Understanding

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It improves close reading, assesses understanding, is intuitive to roll out and use, and does much more than replace something you already have. Ways to use it in your classroom. Create digital flashcards in the Pro platform. More about assessments.

Vet What You Buy

A Principal's Reflections

I am all for teachers selling lesson plans, assessments, support materials, and other resources to their peers. However, I do question a great deal of what I see being used in classrooms across the country. digital citizenship Digital responsibility Teachers Pay Teachers

The Digital Skills Gap in Education and Beyond

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Building digital literacy skills early on helps students curb the digital skills gap when it comes to online assessments, college, and careers. The post The Digital Skills Gap in Education and Beyond appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Inside the Classroom Outside the Classroom Assessments Digital Citizenship digital literacy digital skills gap Learning/Achievement Gaps

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

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The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. If you have Chromebooks in your classroom, you are going to love what the Chromebook App Hub has to offer–100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. Storytelling is a great skill for any classroom.

Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

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Show Sponsor: PowerSchool This summer, PowerSchool announced the Unified Classroom. The Unified Classroom brings together the teacher’s grade book, learning management system, student information system, and assessment in one powerful platform with just one log in. Take a look at the unified classroom from PowerSchool at coolcatteacher.com/powerschool. Learn about the Unified Classroom. VICKI: Today we are thinking about digital leadership.

Fake News Lesson Plan Ideas with Jennifer Carey

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And so that’ll be everything from the print media, which is now digitized, to television news. I completely agree and that’s just part of that bigger critical thinking, critical assessment component that we want all of our students to have. Digital Citizenship ELA/ ELL Teachers Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) History and Social Sciences Teachers How to Guides.

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Subscriber Special: July

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Pick a topic: Tech infused Teacher/Classroom. Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. delivered digitally to your school or District. Building Digital Citizens.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market. In order to receive this funding, each district must submit a digital classroom plan.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, June 8th at 4pm Common Sense Media: Digital Citizenship - Seeing the Big Picture , with Dr. Jason Ohler. In our community’s next webinar, Dr. Jason Ohler helps us consider how to use digital citizenship to help our students and ourselves navigate our rapidly evolving world. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship. How does your library manage digital collections? Classroom 2.0

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Blended Learning In my opinion, the best 21st-century classrooms are “bricks” and “clicks,” blending together the best of face-to-face and online. Blended Learning Classrooms are made of “bricks’ and “clicks” and every teacher should be ready.