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Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Kristen Mattson on episode 242 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Copyrights and Digital Law. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Digital Citizenship Resources

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Teachers have long understood the importance of teaching and modeling good digital citizenship in their classrooms. Below are some helpful resources to integrate digital citizenship into classroom lessons: 1. Common Sense Media Student Library. The site also has digital citizenship classroom posters and a digital citizenship scope and sequence tool to find the lessons that are just right for your classroom.

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

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Welcome to the third 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 explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. 10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ).

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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While it offers many appealing pieces (homework assignment and grading, easy communication, and built-in metrics), one unique to Kiddom is their robust K-12 content library. The library is searchable by topic with preview features for selections. How to use the library. Kiddom connects directly with curriculum and content providers to offer educators a curated library of standards-aligned resources. Why the content library is perfect for lesson planning.

How to Keep Kids Safe

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(and prevent problems online) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Welcome to episode 296 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. Why every school should include digital citizenship in their curriculum. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom.

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Dear Otto: How do I create a classroom library checkout system?

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I got this question from a colleague: I am looking for an app that classroom teachers can use to scan a classroom library and allow teachers to check books out with students. I chatted with colleagues and got a few common answers: Classroom Organizer –a free app that works with a desktop application; lets you scan in books, manage them, and check them out (through the app). More on classroom management: 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom.

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Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

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Teaching students how to become digital citizens is essential as technology assumes a greater place in their lives. Learners with opportunities to think critically about what they see online; recognize the benefits and risks of sharing information; and balance screen time with other activities will become digitally aware and responsible. Co-developing an anchor chart with the teacher highlighting digital expectations, e.g., citing online resources, not surfing the internet in class.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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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. But you are always digging out — like you said, new people that everybody hasn’t heard of — but you’re always digging out new amazing educators who are just doing great work every single day in their classrooms. You can take them and travel digitally to other places. Blog: [link].

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Common Sense Media’s award-winning Digital Passport is the gold-standard in teaching digital citizenship to grades 3-5 (or Middle School). It includes certificates of achievement, badges at the completion of units, and a classroom tracking poster to show how students are progressing.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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

Digital Assistants in the Classroom

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It’s been a couple of years since my tech teacher advice column “Dear Otto” got its first question about classroom digital assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa. What is a digital assistant? A Digital Assistant is an AI- (artificial intelligence) powered virtual assistant you probably know most commonly as Google Home or Amazon Alexa. Here’s how educators are using the digital assistant: to request spelling help.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

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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. “the ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information” –Digital Strategy Glossary of Key Terms.

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom

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This is a question I get often from teachers: Technology is always an extra layer of work in my classroom. When I first addressed this issue fifteen years ago, it was all about replacing traditional classroom tools with one on a computer. Teachers didn’t know how to use the digital tools and there was never enough training to untip that balance. If you’re researching for a project, visit an online library. Classroom management Education reform SAMR

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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Now it’s available as a versatile image file to add to profiles, blogs, and anywhere else an avatar spices up an assignment. is an excellent digital storytelling tool that uses the vehicle of comics to create visual stories. Take the mystery out of copyrights – by the Library of Congress. be aware of your digital footprint. Here’s a good poster you can tape to your classroom wall: Digital Search and Research.

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Take a few weekends this summer to set up a class blog and class website and get comfortable with the digital side of your school. digital portfolios for students–this can be accomplished with the LMS you use, Google Apps, Google Classroom, or even Dropbox.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

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In today’s K-12 education ecosystem, most classroom management tools have moved online. This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. The first ‘lite’ option that most educators think of is Google Classroom. media library –collect and share media resources.

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3 Favorite Classroom Apps

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Here’s an excellent collection of great apps for your classroom — to cover writing, research, and assessment. Storyboard That is a leader among online digital storytelling tools thanks to its comic-based themes, clean layout, vast collection of story pieces, varied strip layouts, and intuitive drag-and-drop interface. A question I get a lot from readers is where to go for free, classroom-safe images. 66 Writing Tools for the 21st Century Classroom.

It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free

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Now, beyond the moral and ethical persuasiveness of a paperless classroom, there is compelling evidence that the time is right to eliminate paper from the classroom: the high cost of printing : Yale University noted that “Every 2.5 Schools who replace paper with a digital distribution of newsletters, announcements, homework, and anything else possible may not increase recycling but do dramatically reduce the amount of paper they use. International Library.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

Classroom Experts on Tap–from Nepris

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If you’re looking for professional experts to appear in your classroom, here’s what’s coming up: -->. Browse the Nepris video library for archived industry chats and make any of your lessons come alive! Visit Nepris’s website and find these in the video library to watch the presentation on video.

Why is HUE HD a Must for your Classroom?

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It will quickly become an essential device for your classroom inquiry. Applications for the Classroom. For ‘Specials’ teachers (those who teach one subject and move from classroom to classroom), easily carry this lightweight and mobile device, allowing you to have a document camera wherever you have a computer, whether it’s the Library, the gym, or a classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher –what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: PBL

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher –what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher – -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

6 Ways to Make Classroom Typing Fun

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comment on Discussion Boards and blogs. journal in blogs and online tools like Penzu. take digital notes (using Evernote, OneNote and similar). The better their keyboarding skills, the easier it is to complete the meat of the project, like a blog response, a family tree, or trading cards on characters in a book. Let their team of grade level teachers know what traits to look for as students research on class computers or in the library.

Random Acts of Kindness Day. How Will You Celebrate?

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RAK Activities for your classroom. Creating a Kind Classroom. Find a Little Free Library and donate some books. 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.