Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

College Credit Class in Digital Citizenship

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This one starts next week: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

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Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

Neo LMS

So when schools set themselves the task of “incorporating technology”, or “developing digital citizens ” they are in fact revealing the disconnect between education and the rest of the modern world. How crazy would it be if schools began declaring they are hoping to incorporate books into education? Their educational experience is, by comparison, antiquated. Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship. He said the role of primary education was.

Digital citizenship: a conceptual model for developing a K-12 curriculum

Neo LMS

Digital citizenship is essential for all people living in a digital economy. Since the economy shapes our lives and our communities, we cannot take part as active citizens in the important events around us without digital skills.

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. 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

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.

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.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

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Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” Why assess it? What to look for in assessment tools.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for K–5 Distance Learning

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Digital citizenship will be more important than ever this fall as most students will return to school virtually, in one form or another. But with the pressures of distance learning, we know that educators and students may have limited instructional time together.

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.

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. Education reform pedagogy standards-based

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

eSchool News

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.

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.

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. 10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). It is important that educators teach and model proper digital citizenship.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. 10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). Educational Tools: The Web in the Classroom…Part 2. Born Digital Video Anthology.

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

eSchool News

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. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Ohio’s Brunswick City Schools launched a new seven-year partnership with Discovery Education.

20 Sites for Authentic Assessments

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Here’s a good collection for both summative and formative assessments: Class badges. Rubrics/Assessments—create–KSchrock. More assessment tools: How to Prepare Students for PARCC Tests. 7 Authentic Assessment Tools. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and dozens of books on how to integrate technology into education.

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. Educators have come to realize that there are lots of reasons why a test score doesn’t reflect student knowledge. Maybe the student had a bad day; maybe s/he isn’t good at memorizing (and the test was mostly memorized facts); maybe education researchers are right that doing well on tests isn’t a predictor of student success.

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!

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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Liz is a clinical assistant professor in education technologies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. 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 Office of Education Technology on sustainable professional development in teacher education.

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

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. Assess them anecdotally regularly to track progress.

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. This tool empowers students to be digital leaders, but it also makes the social media easy for schools.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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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. She’s one of the most fantastic people for understanding how technology is being used throughout the world, and she is the former president of ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education. Learn more about formative assessment.

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. We want to nurture students who think critically, behave safely and ethically, and participate responsibility in the digital world.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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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. Accomplishing this so it serves educational goals isn’t as much about knowing how to use the tools as constructing knowledge in an organic, scalable way. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

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

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This school year, you have probably heard about dozens of new apps–all educational, rigorous, and highly-recommended–and you can’t wait to try them in your classes. 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. If something an educator created is pedagogically-sound, then, by all means, let’s get it in the hands of as many teachers as possible while making some cash in the process.

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

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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. Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Episode 124: Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. VICKI: Today we are thinking about digital leadership. What is digital leadershp?

Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

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Last spring, the faculty senate of my university passed a series of resolutions aimed at updating the university’s general education program. We’re piloting things in a few classes this fall and performing some focused assessments and observations to help us understand how well these things work and what we need to adjust as we move toward implementation in all of our FYS courses.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

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Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. Some educators tend to just flip out and say, “Take away the phone! The biggest mistakes educators can make when dealing with bullying. Educators can deal with these issues because it isn’t as much about technology as most educators think.

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The Digital Skills Gap in Education and Beyond

Where Learning Clicks

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

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. She’s just a wonderful a global educator, and it was wonderful to meet her in person! We actually Skyped as educators beforehand, to make sure that we had agreed on the content and what kind of questions we wanted. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship.

2 Free Webcasts from Turnitin

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Tuesday, October 10 , at 12:00 pm Pacific ( 3:00 pm Eastern)When students arrange for others to complete their academic work for them, they undermine the very purpose of the academic assessment and defraud the public with credentials that don’t represent their knowledge and abilities. Jason Chu, Director of Product Management at Turnitin, is focused on building resources for educators and his personal passion is to find better ways to enhance student achievement.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

This summer, educators need to get some rest so that we can be our best. As I look ahead to this summer and listen to educators, here are 21 hot topics that I think we should consider including in our summer PD. We have to relate to educate. Self-Care for Educators.

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