DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

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Teaching digital citizenship can be a polarizing activity. Firstly, as digital natives, students seldom feel at a disadvantage when it comes to understanding online activities and behavior – leaving teachers often times adrift on a shifting sea of uncertainty.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

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11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are eleven of the top classroom blogging tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them! 6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging. 3 Problems to Address Before Blogging at Your School. Internet Skills for K-8: Blogs.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. This is an educational digital storybook that dives into the dangers of cyberbullying and how friends can step up and stop it. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics.

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

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Wanda Terral on episode 305 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Safe experiences with monitoring and support can help children understand digital safety. Give them guidelines for how to behave.

Dear Otto: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them!

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We are updating our website and the principal wants to take the blogs down so that it is not so much work for the teachers and they don’t have to take the time to update. I’m sad to hear that your principal wants to remove the teacher blog pages.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. This is an educational digital storybook that dives into the dangers of cyberbullying and how friends can step up and stop it. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

How to Cope with Bullying

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90% of teens who report being cyberbullied have also been bullied offline. ( “Seven Fears and the Science of How Mobile Technologies May Be Influencing Adolescents in the Digital Age,” George and Odgers, 2015 ). Right to digital access. More on cyberbullying and digital citizenship.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. This is an educational digital storybook that dives into the dangers of cyberbullying and how friends can step up and stop it. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. delivered digitally to your school or District.

More on Social Networking Guidelines for Educators

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A couple of months ago I posted ten social networking guidelines for educators that I had come up with in response to a request from colleagues in my district. Today I came across some more detailed guidelines in the making. One is a blog with several thoughtful comments, and the other a wiki that is being collaboratively created. Guidelines for Educators Using Social Networking Sites [link] Social Media Guidelines for Schools [link].

Plagiarism: What it is and how to identify it

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This article deals with commonly-accepted international guidelines and specific rules aligned with the laws of the United States. For example, you can’t copy Nelson DeMille’s latest thriller and post it to your blog and think that’s OK because you gave him credit. Building Digital Citizens: Certificate Class. Digital Citizenship ResearchMan is a thinking creature. We like evaluating ideas and sharing thoughts. That’s a good thing.

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Introducing Your Class to Your Blog

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Blogging is a fabulous way to connect with an authentic audience. Some rights reserved by T Hall Foundations for Blogging Houses need a sturdy foundation to remain standing. Likewise, blogging needs a sturdy foundation of digital citizenship and quality commenting.

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums

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Similarly, it''s important to set guidelines, rules, and expectations for students to comment on blogs and forums. These guidelines should outline appropriate online behavior and internet safety precautions. Your task is to create those guidelines.

Creative Communicator: Unpacking ISTE Standard for Students #6

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Creative Communicator : Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. Create a class blog and share the things happening in your classroom.

5 Parent Resources to Support Children in Being Safe & Responsible Digital Citizens

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It is up to the adults in their worlds to ensure we raise kids who know how to be safe and responsible digital citizens. 5 Digital Citizenship Resources for Parents 1) Common Sense Widget for Families Want live, updated information regarding digital citizenship on your website?

Community for Personalized Learning

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Trust – I have previously blogged about the quality of trust ( Learning to TRUST with Responsible Use ) as my school district made the shift from an Acceptable Use Policy to Responsible Use Guidelines. This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning.

Community for Personalized Learning

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Trust – I have previously blogged about the quality of trust ( Learning to TRUST with Responsible Use ) as my school district made the shift from an Acceptable Use Policy to Responsible Use Guidelines. This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning.

Class Blogging and Family Participation

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As part of the Edublogs Challenge , I am learning how to start a class blog. I used Kathleen Morris'' fabulous example to guide me in creating my letter to introduce the class blog. This blog is for both of her language arts classes.

Think Before You Comment

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Commenting with Care Here''s a great set of guidelines to share with kiddos for commenting on blogs inspired and adapted from Bridget Compton-Moen of New Zealand that I use on our Daring School Library blog. When we comment we model.

5 Edtech tools to try out this year

Neo LMS

Each year I like to explore different digital tools in my classroom to see what kind of an impact they will make on students and learning. Initially I used it only for curating blogs and other resources that I wanted to quickly find.

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Remind Takes Student and Stakeholder Engagement to a New Level

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Building Community and Digital Citizenship Using mobile communication to build school community and facilitate learning brings an opportunity to teach digital citizenship. Also, check out their blog post to find out more around their dedication to safety.

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

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Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ).

Citing Sources: The Infographic

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EasyBib , the first name most educators think of when citing sources, has created a useful summary on MLA guidelines for citing sources. Digital Citizenship Research infographic

Building a PBL Environment

EdTechTeacher

This article will be published in the next edition Digital Learning Magazine. In recent years digital citizenships skills have been added to that list as schools address safe and healthy online behavior. by Shawn McCusker.

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11 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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Have them work in teams and blog about their progress–problems they faced, how they solved them.This is a fun STEM activity that students will mistake for a game. Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group.

Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

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Note: School guidelines vary depending upon their missions. in conjunction with integrating technology into classwork (creating the digital explainer videos). I have written in the past about mysimpleshow , an easy and clever way educators can create explainer videos.

Zapzapmath adds multiplayer option and more to their popular app

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This is perfect for the many different ways students learn math, the wide variety of digital devices being used, and gives a nod toward the lifelong learner who is as likely to play math games because they love learning as that it’s part of teacher-directed activities.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Building Digital Citizens. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Building Digital Citizens.

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Mysimpleshow–Online Video Creator for Educators

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The tool provides clear guidelines in each of their many storyline templates, and the Explainer Engine technology automatically suggests images for the most important text, which are called keywords. Below are just a few storyline templates: Once a storyline is selected, entering text is simple due to the structural guidelines provided. I love hearing from colleagues about tools they discover that make a difference in their classroom.

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10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. This can happen from anywhere, at any time, from a wide variety of digital devices. Teach digital citizenship.

Acceptable or Responsible? What’s Your Use Policy?

Tom Murray

Concern about student safety while online and use of digital tools is undoubtedly valid. We believe it is our moral obligation as educators to keep students safe, while simultaneously enabling them to create responsible digital footprints.

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group. These include cyberbullying, digital commerce, digital footprints, digital rights and responsibilities, netiquette, and more. It’s the end of school.

10 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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Have them work in teams and blog about their progress–problems they faced, how they solved them.This is a fun STEM activity that students will mistake for a game. Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group.